In pursuit of this goal, the programme will this year offer:
1. Fast-track Masters Fellowships in Infection and Immunity
The Training Programme will offer four fast-track, two-year Masters training fellowships.
The fellowships will comprise a stipend (£500 per month) and health insurance, costs for the purchase of a laptop, University fees.
Research costs (up to £7,500), costs for attendance at an international meeting (up to £2000) and stipend will be provided for the second year, subject to successful completion of the first year and development of an appropriate project proposal.
Candidates should meet the following requirements:
2. Post-doctoral Fellowships in Infection and Immunity
Applications are invited for post-doctoral fellowships within the Makerere/UVRI (Uganda Virus Research Institute) Research Training Programme in Infection and Immunity, which is run as a collaboration between Makerere University and the Uganda Virus Research Institute, together with the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and the University of Cambridge, and funded by the Wellcome Trust.
This scheme is aimed at supporting the most promising young Ugandan and East African scientists who wish to undertake a rigorous research training.
Three post-doctoral fellowships are available to support new PhD graduates, with the aim that they will be positioned to successfully for international funding.
Candidates must fulfil the following criteria: