Doctoral Dissertation Research Fellowships for Sub-Saharan African
Countries Students in Africa 2013
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Dissertation Research Fellowship for Sub-Saharan African Countries
Students in Health related fields at African Universities in Africa
2013 . Full fellowship details:
:African Universities/ Africa
African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC), in partnership
with the International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
fellowship is open to students of sub-Saharan
Management and Organization,
Care Financing (including health insurance),
of Care, Human Resources for Health,Health Program Evaluation,
Equity, Cost- effectiveness of Health Care Programs, Community
Participation in Health Care or Health Issues
to Practice and Health Policy, Health Information, Education and
Policy Economic Policy and Health,
Information Systems, Health Services Utilization and Accessibility,
Health Inequities in Urban Areas, Reproductive Health of
Marginalized Urban Communities.
Fellowships are offered.
award will be up to a maximum of US$15,000.
items may include field research, a monthly stipend for up to 12
months, and other research materials (e.g., laptop computer,
specialized software or books, etc).
may also include the cost of one local or regional conference where
the results of the dissertation may be disseminated
African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC), in
partnership with the International Development Research Centre
(IDRC), is pleased to announce the sixth call for applications for
the African Doctoral Dissertation Research Fellowship (ADDRF).
ADDRF Program seeks to facilitate more rigorous engagement of
doctoral students in research, strengthen their research skills, and
provide them an opportunity for timely completion of their doctoral
Program targets doctoral students with strong commitment to a career
in training and/or research.
overall goal of the ADDRF program is to support the training and
retention of highly-skilled, locally-trained scholars in research
and academic positions across the region.
Dissertation Research Fellowship must:
citizens or permanent residents of a sub-Saharan African country
undertaking doctoral training at a recognized African university
completed all pre-dissertation requirements
a detailed time-frame for completing their dissertation which should
be endorsed by the head of department or the chair of the
a research topic that has been approved by their doctoral
dissertation committee, as well as the ocial body overseeing
review of the research protocol, and
able to complete their dissertation within 24 months of the start of
Dissertation Research Fellowship Candidates whose dissertation
topics address health policy or health systems issues and show great
promise of making substantive
contribution to strengthening health
systems in Africa will be given priority.
fellowship will support original qualitative and quantitative
research that addresses a clear research question, employs
appropriate and rigorous design, and has unambiguous national or
regional policy implication(s).
must demonstrate interest in pursuing a research career and
dissertations must be succinctly linked to future research
dissertation should ideally be related to other work going on in the
department or should have received strong endorsement and support
from the department.
applicants and those from Francophone and Lusophone countries are
especially encouraged to apply.
application form and supporting documents must be submitted online
for any reason you are unable to use the web-based submission form,
you should send all your application documents in a single email to
referees should email reference letters directly to the ADDRF
Manager at 2013addrf-at-aphrc.org.
letters should be addressed to:
The ADDRF Manager
Population and Health Research Center
APHRC Campus, Manga Close
off Kirawa Road
PO Box 10787 – 00100, Nairobi, Kenya
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