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Apply for the 2020-2021 Population Reference Bureau Policy Communication Fellows Program

Brief Description Population Reference Bureau (PRB) and the African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP) are now accepting applications for their 2020-2021 Policy Communication Fellows Program. The program is funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). It is open to individuals from eligible developing countries currently enrolled in academic institutions pursuing doctoral programs and who are between their 3rd and 5th year of studies. Applicants may be in any field of study but their research focus must be related to one or more of the following: Family planning and/or reproductive health (FP/RH); Contraceptive use/behavior; Maternal and child health (MCH), specifically family planning/MCH integration; Population growth; Adolescent reproductive health; Poverty, health equity, and connections with reproductive health; Gender issues, specifically gender-based violence (GBV), early marriage, and male engagement in family planning; Population, health, and environment interrelations. Eligibility All participants must be citizens of developing countries that are supported by the USAID population and health funding. You can view the list of eligible countries online. In addition, participants must be currently enrolled in doctoral programs at reputable academic institutions, and between their 3rd and 5th year of studies. PRB gives priority to applicants whose dissertation research is focused on the topic areas noted above and who are in an early stage of their career. The programme language of instruction is English, and applicants must demonstrate that they can effectively communicate their research in English through their application materials. Deadline is 15th April, 2020 For more information, click here


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