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UJMT LAUNCH 2023 Call for Applications

The UJMT Consortium comprises UNC-Chapel Hill, Johns Hopkins University, Morehouse School of Medicine, and Tulane University and their affiliated international academic research institutions.

The UJMT LAUNCH Program is beginning its 11th year and has funded 245 fellowship opportunities since 2012. (80 US doctoral, 93 US postdoctoral, 72 from host country) Read more about UJMT LAUNCH 2023 Call for Applications

Call for Applications | CONSOLIDATED EARLY CAREER ACADEMICS PROGRAM MASTERS SCHOLARSHIP

Students pursuing master’s programs at Makerere University College of Health Sciences are invited to apply for a supplementary grant to enable them to successfully complete a high-quality thesis resulting in the completion of their Masters Program and publication of their dissertation in a peer-reviewed journal. ONLY research projects focusing on Malaria will be considered. More details are in the attachment. Read more about Call for Applications | CONSOLIDATED EARLY CAREER ACADEMICS PROGRAM MASTERS SCHOLARSHIP

APPLICATIONS OPEN: 2023-2024 GloCal Health Fellowship

APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN FOR 2023-2024 GLOCAL HEALTH FELLOWSHIPS!
Application Deadline: NOVEMBER 1, 2022

The GLOCAL HEALTH FELLOWSHIP [1] is a 12-month, mentored research fellowship for investigators interested in studying diseases and conditions in developing countries. A career development fellowship sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) FOGARTY INTERNATIONAL CENTER [2] (FIC), this program supports awarded fellows from all 10 UC campuses as well as 20 affiliated LMIC sites across 17 countries.

THE FELLOWSHIP IS DESIGNED FOR: Read more about APPLICATIONS OPEN: 2023-2024 GloCal Health Fellowship

Free Virtual Course: Introduction to Gene Therapy for Educators

This free course will equip participants with the necessary knowledge, attitude, and skills to educate students on the advances in clinical gene therapy. The course is being offered by ASGCT in collaboration with Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences as part of ASGCT’s initiative to provide training opportunities that will increase awareness of the state of the gene therapy field in low-income countries.

Applications to register will be accepted through September 16. Read more about Free Virtual Course: Introduction to Gene Therapy for Educators

Call for Applications: Masters Support Fellowship

Applications are invited for the HEPI-SHSSU Masters fellowship programme support from postgraduate students of:

  • Makerere University College of Health Sciences (MakCHS)
  • Kabale University School of Medicine
  • Clarke International University
  • Faculty of Health Sciences, Busitema University

The programme will support graduates in their final year of training leading to the award of a Masters degree on any of the Master’s graduate training programs at the stated University for a maximum of 19 successful candidates. Read more about Call for Applications: Masters Support Fellowship

Call for Applications: Faculty Research Training

Applications are invited from faculty at Makerere University College of Health SciencesKabale School of Medicine, and Clarke International University to undertake training in research.

Limited research funding will be available for research focusing on community-based, clinical, operational, health professions education, epidemiological, biomedical, and research in Communicable Diseases (e.g. HIV/AIDS, malaria, tuberculosis, etc.) or non-communicable diseases of importance to Uganda. Read more about Call for Applications: Faculty Research Training

Call for Applications: Undergraduate Research Training/Mentorship

Applications are invited from undergraduate students interested in conducting research and learning the research process. The selected applicants will undergo a brief didactic training in research that will culminate in research projects of 2-6 months’ duration. 

The programme will train up to 10 undergraduate multidisciplinary student teams. Up to 1,000 US dollars per applicant shall be available to conduct the research.

The closing date for the receipt of applications is 6th October 2022 Read more about Call for Applications: Undergraduate Research Training/Mentorship

MRC/FCDO African Research Leader scheme 2023

The MRC has now launched a further call to support and develop ‘rising star’ African Research Leaders. This is a prestigious award, jointly funded by the MRC and the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO). The aim of the scheme is to strengthen research leadership across sub-Saharan Africa by attracting and retaining exceptionally talented individuals who will lead high quality programmes of research on key global health issues pertinent to the region and beyond. As part of the scheme the African Research Leader should be supported by a strong linkage with a UK partner/mentor. Read more about MRC/FCDO African Research Leader scheme 2023

Joint Informational Session from Washington University Brown School, ICHAD, and McDonnell International Scholar Academy

The International Center for Child Health and Development (ICHAD) in partnership with Washington University in St. Louis’ Brown School and the McDonnell International Scholars Academy will be holding a Joint Informational Session on September 20, 2021. The session will be held at 9:00 am – 10:30 am CDT (US), 2:00 pm -3:30 pm Ghana Time, and 5:00- 6:30 pm Uganda Time and attendees must register to receive the Zoom link. Read more about Joint Informational Session from Washington University Brown School, ICHAD, and McDonnell International Scholar Academy

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