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WANIDA Master’s & PhD Fellowships

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Description

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In response to the ACE Partner call under the World Bank African Centers of Excellence (ACE) Impact project, seven ACEs have jointly established the West African Network of Infectious Diseases ACEs (WANIDA) to facilitate interactions, collaborations and networking among the infectious diseases ACEs, other health-related ACEs and non-ACE institutions in the sub-region, with an aim to address the inadequacies of existing health systems across Africa for responding to significant public health threats. WANIDA seeks to promote greater cooperation between the participating institutions to pursue high quality research and excellence in training, with focus on the etiology of febrile illnesses across West Africa, and developing mechanisms for sharing research resources and technical expertise.

 

In line with its training mandate, the West African Network of Infectious Diseases ACEs (WANIDA) is accepting fellowship applications under the ACEPartner project for regional students enrolled in Master’s and PhD programs at the following African Centers of Excellence (ACE):

 

  • West African Center for Cell Biology of Infectious Pathogens (WACCBIP), University of Ghana, Legon, Accra, Ghana
  • Africa Center of Excellence for Mycotoxin and Food Safety (ACEMFS), Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria
  • Africa Center of Excellence for Genomics of Infectious Diseases (ACEGID), Redeemer’s University Nigeria, Ede, Nigeria
  • Africa Center of Excellence for Neglected Tropical Diseases and Forensic Biology (ACENTDFB), Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria
  • Africa Center of Excellence for Population Health and Policy (ACEPHAP), Bayero University Kano, Kano, Nigeria
  • African Center of Excellence in Biotechnological Innovations for the Elimination of Vector-borne Diseases (ITECH-MTV), Nazi Boni University, Burkina Faso
  • African Center of Excellence – Prevention and Control of Communicable Diseases (CEA-PCMT) Gamal Abdel Nasser University, Conakry, Guinea

Eligibilities

Eligibilities

To be considered for a fellowship, applicants must:

 

  • Be an African national enrolled as a regional student (non-national) in one of the above-listed ACEs in the 2020/2021 academic year
  • Be interested in working on one of the following priority disease areas: COVID-19, HIV, malaria, tuberculosis, Ebola, Mycobacterial infections, neglected tropical diseases, food-borne pathogens

 

More details on eligibility can be found in the official advertisement documents in English and in French

Benefits

Benefits

The duration of the funding is 2 years for Master’s programs and 4 years for Ph.D. programs.
The successful Master’s / Ph.D. fellow will be supported with a partial scholarship, which can be applied
towards:

  • Tuition
  • Research costs
  • Stipend

Program Venue

Eligible Regions

Eligible Regions

Africa

Eligible Countries

Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Democratic Republic, Cote d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Eswatini (formerly Swaziland), Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Tunisia, Togo, Uganda, Western Sahara, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Eligible Countries

Eligible Countries
Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Democratic Republic, Cote d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Eswatini (formerly Swaziland), Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Tunisia, Togo, Uganda, Western Sahara, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Application Process

Application Process

Applicants are required to include as part of their applications:

 

  • Completed application form
  • Summary of research proposal including plans for partnership (s) with other ACE (s), budget and timelines (maximum 2 pages)
  • Letter of motivation (maximum 1 page)
  • Endorsement from current supervisor and ACE Center Leader
  • Curriculum Vitae (maximum 2 pages)
  • Proof of registration in current academic year or letter of admission
  • Official transcript from most recent degree

 

Interested applicants may download application forms in English and in French and may send their completed application documents in one PDF file to [email protected]

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Fully Funded

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WANIDA Master’s & PhD Fellowships

Deadline
December 5, 2020
Africa

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Fellowship
Job Type
Full Time

Description

Description

In response to the ACE Partner call under the World Bank African Centers of Excellence (ACE) Impact project, seven ACEs have jointly established the West African Network of Infectious Diseases ACEs (WANIDA) to facilitate interactions, collaborations and networking among the infectious diseases ACEs, other health-related ACEs and non-ACE institutions in the sub-region, with an aim to address the inadequacies of existing health systems across Africa for responding to significant public health threats. WANIDA seeks to promote greater cooperation between the participating institutions to pursue high quality research and excellence in training, with focus on the etiology of febrile illnesses across West Africa, and developing mechanisms for sharing research resources and technical expertise.

 

In line with its training mandate, the West African Network of Infectious Diseases ACEs (WANIDA) is accepting fellowship applications under the ACEPartner project for regional students enrolled in Master’s and PhD programs at the following African Centers of Excellence (ACE):

 

  • West African Center for Cell Biology of Infectious Pathogens (WACCBIP), University of Ghana, Legon, Accra, Ghana
  • Africa Center of Excellence for Mycotoxin and Food Safety (ACEMFS), Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria
  • Africa Center of Excellence for Genomics of Infectious Diseases (ACEGID), Redeemer’s University Nigeria, Ede, Nigeria
  • Africa Center of Excellence for Neglected Tropical Diseases and Forensic Biology (ACENTDFB), Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria
  • Africa Center of Excellence for Population Health and Policy (ACEPHAP), Bayero University Kano, Kano, Nigeria
  • African Center of Excellence in Biotechnological Innovations for the Elimination of Vector-borne Diseases (ITECH-MTV), Nazi Boni University, Burkina Faso
  • African Center of Excellence – Prevention and Control of Communicable Diseases (CEA-PCMT) Gamal Abdel Nasser University, Conakry, Guinea

Eligibilities

Eligibilities

To be considered for a fellowship, applicants must:

 

  • Be an African national enrolled as a regional student (non-national) in one of the above-listed ACEs in the 2020/2021 academic year
  • Be interested in working on one of the following priority disease areas: COVID-19, HIV, malaria, tuberculosis, Ebola, Mycobacterial infections, neglected tropical diseases, food-borne pathogens

 

More details on eligibility can be found in the official advertisement documents in English and in French

Benefits

Benefits

The duration of the funding is 2 years for Master’s programs and 4 years for Ph.D. programs.
The successful Master’s / Ph.D. fellow will be supported with a partial scholarship, which can be applied
towards:

  • Tuition
  • Research costs
  • Stipend

Program Venue

Eligible Regions

Eligible Regions

Africa

Eligible Countries

Eligible Countries

Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Democratic Republic, Cote d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Eswatini (formerly Swaziland), Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Tunisia, Togo, Uganda, Western Sahara, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Application Process

Application Process

Applicants are required to include as part of their applications:

 

  • Completed application form
  • Summary of research proposal including plans for partnership (s) with other ACE (s), budget and timelines (maximum 2 pages)
  • Letter of motivation (maximum 1 page)
  • Endorsement from current supervisor and ACE Center Leader
  • Curriculum Vitae (maximum 2 pages)
  • Proof of registration in current academic year or letter of admission
  • Official transcript from most recent degree

 

Interested applicants may download application forms in English and in French and may send their completed application documents in one PDF file to [email protected]

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Fully Funded

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WANIDA Master’s & PhD Fellowships

Deadline
December 5, 2020
Africa

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Description

Description

In response to the ACE Partner call under the World Bank African Centers of Excellence (ACE) Impact project, seven ACEs have jointly established the West African Network of Infectious Diseases ACEs (WANIDA) to facilitate interactions, collaborations and networking among the infectious diseases ACEs, other health-related ACEs and non-ACE institutions in the sub-region, with an aim to address the inadequacies of existing health systems across Africa for responding to significant public health threats. WANIDA seeks to promote greater cooperation between the participating institutions to pursue high quality research and excellence in training, with focus on the etiology of febrile illnesses across West Africa, and developing mechanisms for sharing research resources and technical expertise.

 

In line with its training mandate, the West African Network of Infectious Diseases ACEs (WANIDA) is accepting fellowship applications under the ACEPartner project for regional students enrolled in Master’s and PhD programs at the following African Centers of Excellence (ACE):

 

  • West African Center for Cell Biology of Infectious Pathogens (WACCBIP), University of Ghana, Legon, Accra, Ghana
  • Africa Center of Excellence for Mycotoxin and Food Safety (ACEMFS), Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria
  • Africa Center of Excellence for Genomics of Infectious Diseases (ACEGID), Redeemer’s University Nigeria, Ede, Nigeria
  • Africa Center of Excellence for Neglected Tropical Diseases and Forensic Biology (ACENTDFB), Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria
  • Africa Center of Excellence for Population Health and Policy (ACEPHAP), Bayero University Kano, Kano, Nigeria
  • African Center of Excellence in Biotechnological Innovations for the Elimination of Vector-borne Diseases (ITECH-MTV), Nazi Boni University, Burkina Faso
  • African Center of Excellence – Prevention and Control of Communicable Diseases (CEA-PCMT) Gamal Abdel Nasser University, Conakry, Guinea

Eligibilities

Eligibilities

To be considered for a fellowship, applicants must:

 

  • Be an African national enrolled as a regional student (non-national) in one of the above-listed ACEs in the 2020/2021 academic year
  • Be interested in working on one of the following priority disease areas: COVID-19, HIV, malaria, tuberculosis, Ebola, Mycobacterial infections, neglected tropical diseases, food-borne pathogens

 

More details on eligibility can be found in the official advertisement documents in English and in French

Benefits

Benefits

The duration of the funding is 2 years for Master’s programs and 4 years for Ph.D. programs.
The successful Master’s / Ph.D. fellow will be supported with a partial scholarship, which can be applied
towards:

  • Tuition
  • Research costs
  • Stipend

Program Venue

Eligible Regions

Eligible Regions

Africa

Eligible Countries

Eligible Countries

Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Democratic Republic, Cote d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Eswatini (formerly Swaziland), Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Tunisia, Togo, Uganda, Western Sahara, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Application Process

Application Process

Applicants are required to include as part of their applications:

 

  • Completed application form
  • Summary of research proposal including plans for partnership (s) with other ACE (s), budget and timelines (maximum 2 pages)
  • Letter of motivation (maximum 1 page)
  • Endorsement from current supervisor and ACE Center Leader
  • Curriculum Vitae (maximum 2 pages)
  • Proof of registration in current academic year or letter of admission
  • Official transcript from most recent degree

 

Interested applicants may download application forms in English and in French and may send their completed application documents in one PDF file to [email protected]

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FUNDING TYPE

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Fully Funded

Description

In response to the ACE Partner call under the World Bank African Centers of Excellence (ACE) Impact project, seven ACEs have jointly established the West African Network of Infectious Diseases ACEs (WANIDA) to facilitate interactions, collaborations and networking among the infectious diseases ACEs, other health-related ACEs and non-ACE institutions in the sub-region, with an aim to address the inadequacies of existing health systems across Africa for responding to significant public health threats. WANIDA seeks to promote greater cooperation between the participating institutions to pursue high quality research and excellence in training, with focus on the etiology of febrile illnesses across West Africa, and developing mechanisms for sharing research resources and technical expertise.

 

In line with its training mandate, the West African Network of Infectious Diseases ACEs (WANIDA) is accepting fellowship applications under the ACEPartner project for regional students enrolled in Master’s and PhD programs at the following African Centers of Excellence (ACE):

 

  • West African Center for Cell Biology of Infectious Pathogens (WACCBIP), University of Ghana, Legon, Accra, Ghana
  • Africa Center of Excellence for Mycotoxin and Food Safety (ACEMFS), Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria
  • Africa Center of Excellence for Genomics of Infectious Diseases (ACEGID), Redeemer’s University Nigeria, Ede, Nigeria
  • Africa Center of Excellence for Neglected Tropical Diseases and Forensic Biology (ACENTDFB), Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria
  • Africa Center of Excellence for Population Health and Policy (ACEPHAP), Bayero University Kano, Kano, Nigeria
  • African Center of Excellence in Biotechnological Innovations for the Elimination of Vector-borne Diseases (ITECH-MTV), Nazi Boni University, Burkina Faso
  • African Center of Excellence – Prevention and Control of Communicable Diseases (CEA-PCMT) Gamal Abdel Nasser University, Conakry, Guinea

BENIFITS

The duration of the funding is 2 years for Master’s programs and 4 years for Ph.D. programs.
The successful Master’s / Ph.D. fellow will be supported with a partial scholarship, which can be applied
towards:

  • Tuition
  • Research costs
  • Stipend

Eligibilities

To be considered for a fellowship, applicants must:

 

  • Be an African national enrolled as a regional student (non-national) in one of the above-listed ACEs in the 2020/2021 academic year
  • Be interested in working on one of the following priority disease areas: COVID-19, HIV, malaria, tuberculosis, Ebola, Mycobacterial infections, neglected tropical diseases, food-borne pathogens

 

More details on eligibility can be found in the official advertisement documents in English and in French

For Further Queries:

Questions or requests for further information may be directed to  [email protected]

Eligible Regions:

Program Venue:

APPLICATION PROCESS

Applicants are required to include as part of their applications:

 

  • Completed application form
  • Summary of research proposal including plans for partnership (s) with other ACE (s), budget and timelines (maximum 2 pages)
  • Letter of motivation (maximum 1 page)
  • Endorsement from current supervisor and ACE Center Leader
  • Curriculum Vitae (maximum 2 pages)
  • Proof of registration in current academic year or letter of admission
  • Official transcript from most recent degree

 

Interested applicants may download application forms in English and in French and may send their completed application documents in one PDF file to [email protected]

Applications will be closed at:
December 5, 2020
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