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PHD scholarships are available to research students in East Africa.


PHD Scholarships in East Africa – PhD Studentship Positions Available KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Kilifi.

Applications are invited from the East African region (EAC plus Ethiopia and Sudan) for PhD studentship positions from candidates who have completed at least a Bachelors degree and achieved an upper second or first class in one of the following subjects:

  • Maths,
  • Statistics,
  • Social studies,
  • Anthropology,
  • Economics,
  • Health sciences (e.g. medicine, pharmacy, nursing, and public health),
  • Biological sciences. One PhD studentship is available in each of the following Research areas;
  • Health Economics
  • Modelling malaria epidemiology
  • Social Science and Ethics

A Masters degree is not a requirement for successful application.

These studentships will provide an opportunity for East Africans to carry out their PhD studies within a high quality research environment under the supervision of internationally renowned researchers.

Application Deadline: Varies.

For More information and application, please visit: KEMRI/Wellcome Trust Research Programme Website, also: KEMRI/Wellcome Trust Research Programme – PHD Scholarships in East Africa


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