The Africa Research Excellence Fund (AREF) aims to bridge the critical gap early in the career path from research experience to research leadership. AREF is an independent charity established by the UK Medical Research Council and led from sub-Saharan Africa, with the support of the UK Medical Research Foundation.
Eligibility The applying fellow must:
Be a post-doctoral scientist;have been awarded their doctorate within 3 years before the submission deadline of the AREF-EDCTP Preparatory Fellowship application;
Have been either a PhD student or MD, who have been active researchers for up to three years following award of their doctorate;
Be a resident of or be willing to relocate to a sub-Saharan African country;
Not have been funded under this fellowship scheme before.
Deadline is November 27, 2019
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