UK Medical Research Council (MRC) is funding TEG postgraduate training fellowship in medical statistics. Fellowship is provided to support two years training in medical statistics. For the first year, students will study MSc degree in Medical Statistics followed by a one-year professional attachment at one of the African centers associated with the research programme of the Tropical Epidemiology Group (TEG) at LSHTM. The fellowship covers costs for fees, stipend (£14,000) and return air travel. Candidates must be resident in and a national of a country in sub-Saharan Africa. Candidates must possess an excellent first degree with a background in mathematics, statistics or a related subject and have at least 1 year of work experience in medical statistics or epidemiology.
Study Subject(s): The fellowship is provided to support two years training in medical statistics.
Course Level: This fellowship is available for pursuing MSc degree in Medical Statistics at the London School of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (LSHTM).
Scholarship Provider: UK Medical Research Council (MRC)
Scholarship can be taken at: UK
- be resident in and a national of a country in sub-Saharan Africa
- be in possession of an excellent first degree with a background in mathematics, statistics or a related subject
- have at least 1 year of work experience in medical statistics or epidemiology.
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: The students of Africa can apply for this fellowship.
Scholarship Description: During the professional attachment, training Fellows will develop their statistical and research skills by working on studies with guidance from TEG staff. This support is intended to foster excellence in the field of medical statistics and epidemiology in sub-Saharan Africa.
Number of awards offered: Not Known
Duration of award(s): Fellowship is applicable for two years.
What does it cover? The fellowship will provide costs for fees, stipend (£14,000) and return air travel.
Notification: The short-listed candidates will be interviewed by telephone in May. The successful candidate will be informed shortly after the interviews have been completed.
How to Apply: Candidates should complete an application form and provide curriculum vitae, two references, and an academic transcript.
The closing date for applications is 30th April 2013. Applications received after the closing date will not be considered. Short-listed candidates will be interviewed by telephone.
Scholarship Application Deadline: The closing date for Africa Fellowship is 30th April 2013.