AREF Research Development Fellowships 2017

The Africa Research Excellence Fund announces its third call for applications for AREF’s transformative Research Development Fellowships. The Programme aims to enhance the research competitiveness of emerging African researchers with leadership potential who are working on important challenges for human health in Africa.

The Programme scope includes a broad range of science disciplines and health challenges. AREF is keen to attract more excellent proposals on important neglected tropical diseases – in particular on chronic ill-health and mental health – and in maternal, neonatal and infant health.

New in 2017

Placements may be taken at a centre of excellence anywhere in Africa, extending the scope beyond South Africa and Europe including the UK.

Eligibility has been extended from four to five years postdoc for scientists: i.e. Fellowship awardees will need to have been awarded their PhDs after 30 June 2012 and before 1 July 2017.

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