AREF 2023 Research Development Fellowship
The Africa Research Excellence Fund (AREF) is delighted to declare the initiation of the application process for the AREF Research Development Fellowship 2023/24. This fellowship aims to offer talented health researchers in Africa the chance to enhance their abilities and expertise.
The primary objective of these fellowships is to provide successful fellows with the platform to nurture their own research concepts, enhance their research skills and capabilities, foster research collaborations through mentorship and collaboration, and make progress towards developing a significant research funding proposal.
The Africa Research Excellence Fund (AREF) is a pioneering initiative aimed at supporting and promoting scientific research excellence in Africa. Established in 2015, AREF focuses on building the capacity of African researchers and institutions to address the continent’s most pressing health challenges. By providing grants and fellowships, AREF enables researchers to pursue innovative and impactful projects, ranging from basic science to clinical trials and implementation research. The fund also places great emphasis on mentorship, training, and networking opportunities, nurturing the next generation of African scientists. Through its comprehensive approach, AREF not only advances scientific knowledge but also contributes to improving healthcare outcomes and strengthening local research capacity across the African continent.
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Fellowship Sponsors: Africa Research Excellence Fund
Program Type: Postgraduate Fellowship
Program Location: UK, Europe or Africa
Program Duration: 9 Months
Available Slot: Several
Basic Qualifications: Higher degree
Requirements and Eligibility criteria for the AREF Research Development Fellowship:
- Applicants must be early career researchers.
- Be research active post-doctoral scientists and clinicians.
- Be nationals of and employed in Africa.
- Demonstrate excellent research abilities.
Application Procedures for the AREF Research Development Fellowship (How to Apply):
Prospective candidates for the AREF Research Development Fellowship 2023/24 are advised to carefully review the application scheme information before initiating the application process. It is important for applicants to thoroughly examine the guidance provided on completing the application forms. They will be required to diligently complete their application and submit the necessary application documents.
- Online Application Form PART A
- Download the Application Form Parts B-F, fill and upload on to the online application form.
- Download and complete the Application Form Part G – Signature Page, then submit on to the online application.
Application Deadline: 8th September 2023
For more information Visit the Official Website