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HomeRESEARCH COLLABORATIONSCARTA PhD Fellowships 2024/2025: Boost Your Public Health Research Career in Africa!

CARTA PhD Fellowships 2024/2025: Boost Your Public Health Research Career in Africa!

About the Fellowship

The Consortium for Advanced Research Training in Africa (CARTA) is pleased to announce the opening of applications for the CARTA PhD Fellowships 2024/2025. CARTA is offering a collaborative doctoral training program in public and population health. This initiative aims to strengthen the capacity of African institutions in conducting and leading internationally competitive research.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants must hold a master’s degree in a relevant field.
  • Prior admission into a PhD program is not mandatory at the time of application but is a requirement upon selection.
  • Candidates must be teaching or research staff at one of the eligible African institutions.
  • Proposed PhD research must be related to public and population health.
  • Applicants must commit to participation in all four annual residential Joint Advanced Seminars (JASes).
  • Male applicants must be under the age of 40, and female applicants under the age of 45 by April 30, 2019.

Field of Study: Public and Population health related fields such as public health, demography, anthropology, communication, and economics.

Benefits of the Fellowship

  • Successful applicants will receive up to $100,000 in funding.
  • This includes the cost of participation in advanced seminars, a modest monthly stipend, research support, a laptop, funds for one international conference, and support for training programs.
  • The fellowship duration is a maximum of four years.

Application Process

  • Interested candidates should contact the CARTA focal person at their institution for application materials.
  • Application forms and reference letters must be submitted by April 15, 2024, to the focal persons at partner institutions, with a copy to the CARTA Secretariat (carta@aphrc.org).
  • Only nominated candidates will be invited to submit a full application between June 1 and July 15, 2024.
  • The full application includes a research proposal, updated CV, letter of support from the institution, timed tasks, and completion of two online courses.
  • Applications will be accepted ONLY through the official portal.

Deadline: April 30, 2024

Selection Process

  • Institutional selection will take place between April 15 and May 15, 2024.
  • Final fellowship decisions will be communicated by the CARTA Secretariat by November 1, 2024.

For more information and to access the application form, visit the Scholarship Webpage.  Call for Applications: CARTA PhD Fellowships 2025 | The Consortium for Advanced Research Training in Africa (cartafrica.org)

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AR Managing Editor (2024). CARTA PhD Fellowships 2024/2025: Boost Your Public Health Research Career in Africa!. Retrieved from https://www.africanresearchers.org/carta-phd-fellowships-2024-2025-boost-your-public-health-research-career-in-africa/

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