Details about HIV Research Trust Scholarship
HIV Research Trust Scholarship is offered for Bachelors, Masters, PhD degree in the field of Biology, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Psychology, Epidemiology. You can apply to this scholarship here. The deadline for the sending your application is 12 Oct 2015. This scholarship is provided by HIV Research Trust and the value of this scholarship is Full Funding, Course or placement costs, travel, consumables and living expenses . This scholarship is open for: Open to nationals from low-income and lower--middle-income countries.
- Deadline: 12 Oct 2015
- Scholarship value: Full Funding, Course or placement costs, travel, consumables and living expenses
The HIV Research Trust is a charitable foundation that provides financial support to physicians, nurses, scientists and other health care professionals in resource-limited settings from low-income and lower-middle-income countries(World Bank classification) working in the field of HIV infection. The Trust supports early/mid career researchers.
The support is in the form of financial awards allowing the scholar to undertake a placement or course of a few months’ duration intended to cover course or placement costs, travel, consumables and living expenses. The scholarships are awarded competitively based on a peer-review process on an annual basis. They are designed to enable the candidate to travel to another research unit to learn skills and techniques which should develop the candidate’s career and, on return to the home institution, add to the capacity of the department to carry out research related to treatment and prevention.
The scholarships are not awarded for routine clinical training in management of patients. They can, however, be awarded for training in research methodology in taught courses, provided that such training is necessary to develop a defined research programme.
If the answer is yes to all the questions below you will be eligible:
- Are you working in the field of HIV?
- Are you in your early to mid career?
- Are you employed by an institution within a low-income and lower-middle-income country?
- Are you proposing to start your programme in the year for which the HIV Research Trust scholarship programme is intended?
- Does the intended programme benefit your career and also build on the capacity of the home institution?
Skills and techniques that may be acquired:
Clinical management, clinical trial experience and practice, data and trial management, statistical expertise, acquisition of laboratory techniques and analysis, cell and molecular biology.