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Fellowships

 Early Career Women Scientists (ECWS) Fellowships - Closing Date: Friday, 31st August 2018.

The Early Career Women Scientists (ECWS) fellowship is a prestigious award offered to women who have completed their PhDs in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects and are employed at an academic or scientific research institute. ECWS fellows will be supported to continue their research at an international level while based at their home institutes and to build up research groups that will attract international visitors. The ECWS fellowship is for two years and provides up to USD 50,000 to enable fellows to maintain an international standard of research as well as initiate collaborations and partnerships with industry and the private sector. Click here for further information.


Call for Applications: African Career Accelerator Awards - Closing Date: Sunday, 1st July 2018.
The Crick African Network is pleased to announce a call for applications for the African Career Accelerator Awards made possible by funding from the UK's Global Challenges Research Fund. The Crick African Network's African Career Accelerator (CAN ACA) awards will provide Fellowship support for African Post-Doctoral researchers aiming to make the transition to becoming an independent researcher and launching their own research group. The CAN ACA awards will invest in early-career researchers who have demonstrated strong scientific and leadership potential, as well as a commitment to continuing their research on the African continent. Click here for further information.


2018 The Kofi Annan Fellowship - Closing Date: Saturday, 30th June 2018.
The Kofi Annan Fellowship provides the opportunity for talented and motivated students to study management at ESMT in Berlin. ESMT Masters in Management is a pre-experience program designed to teach students how to enhance analytical and technological skills developed in undergraduate work and use them in an applied business management setting. Click here for further information.

 The Africa Biosciences Challenge Fund (ABCF) Fellowship 2017/2018: Call for Applications - Closing Date: Saturday, 30th June 2018


The Biosciences eastern and central Africa - International Livestock Research Institute (BecA-ILRI) Hub, is a shared agricultural research and biosciences platform that exists to increase access for African researchers to affordable, world-class research facilities. The BecA-ILRI Hub capacity building program is branded The Africa Biosciences Challenge Fund (ABCF). The ABCF program operates in the critically important intersection between agricultural research for development (ARD), food security, and individual and institutional capacity building. The purpose of the ABCF fellowship program is to develop capacity for agricultural biosciences research in Africa, to support research for development projects that ultimately contribute towards increasing food and nutritional security and/or food safety in Africa, and to facilitate access to the BecA-ILRI Hub facilities by African researchers (and their partners). Applications are invited from applicants with innovative ideas for short to medium term research projects (up to 12 months) aligned with national, regional or continental agricultural development priorities that can be undertaken at the BecA-ILRI Hub. Click here for further information


Martha Farrell Memorial Fellowship. Closing date: Sunday 6th May 2018

The fellowship offers a one-week training programme hosted by the Martha Farrell Foundation in New Delhi, India. As part of the application, you will need to submit an outline action plan showing how your home institution can address the issue of sexual harassment on campus. The training received will offer practical solutions and advice for the implementation of the plan. Click here for further information .Click here for further information


  INSA – JRD TATA Fellowship - Closing Date: Monday, 30th April 2018

Indian National Science Academy, a premier scientific organization in India representing all branches of Science and Technology, has instituted the INSA-JRD TATA FELLOWSHIP. the objective of the Fellowship is to extend facilities of advanced scientific infrastructure and expertise of India to scientists and researchers of developing countries. The Fellowship provides an opportunity for young scientists, teachers and researchers from the developing countries to undertake research studies in India. It covers short-term, participatory research studies in all major disciplines of science and technology including engineering and medical sciences at premier research institutions in India. The Fellowship awardees are provided considerable freedom in availing the opportunity and formulating the contents of their research work in India. Click here for further information.


 Postgraduate Training Fellowship in Medical Statistics for African Scientists - Closing Date: Friday, 13th April 2018

 Applications are invited for two fellowships opportunities, funded by the UK Medical Research Council (MRC) and GSK, respectively, for a two year training in medical statistics. This support is intended to foster excellence in the field of medical statistics and epidemiology in sub-Saharan Africa. For the first year the successful applicants will study for the MSc degree in Medical Statistics at the London School of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (LSHTM). This will be followed by a one-year professional attachment at one of the African centres associated with the research programme of the MRC Tropical Epidemiology Group (TEG) at LSHTM. Click here for further information.

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