World Bank WANIDA Master & PhD Fellowships for African Students for Master, PhD

World Bank WANIDA Master & PhD Fellowships for African Students for Master, PhD
  •  Master, PhD
  •  05-Dec-2020
  •   Burkina Faso, Ghana, Guinea, Nigeria
  • $$  Tuition, Research costs, Stipend

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 programmes at the following African Centres of Excellence (ACE) as listed below

Eligibility Criteria

To be considered for a fellowship, applicants must:

  1. Be an African national enrolled as a regional student (non-national) in one of the above-listed ACEs in the 2020/2021 academic year
  2. 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

Each application will be evaluated by the WANIDA Scholarship Committee. Candidates will be contacted by email.

Offered Benefits

The successful Master’s / PhD fellow will be supported with a partial scholarship, which can be applied towards:

  1. Tuition
  2. Research costs
  3. Stipend

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
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