The Denis Burkitt Fund, set up by his family in memory of Denis Burkitt FRS who died in 1993, is administered by the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.
One Denis Burkitt Fellowship to a maximum value of £7000, or two separate fellowships of up to £3500 each, will be awarded annually.
The Fellowships are to be used for practical training, travel or for direct assistance in relation to a specific project.
Preference will be given to clinico-pathological, geographical and epidemiological studies on non-communicable diseases in the continent of Africa.
Application forms, which must be returned six months in advance of the proposed study, are available.
Deadline: 15th March each year.
For more information and application, visit: Denis Burkitt Fellowship Website