Request for applications: SAMRC PhD scholarships

The South African Medical Research Council invites research proposals from South African citizens or permanent residents for PhD scholarships for a full-time study opportunity at a Swiss university or an institution affiliated to a Swiss University.

The PhD Scholarships will be awarded for research to be conducted in the research field of Public Health and biomedicine. The scholarships are tenable in Switzerland, funding is for a 12 month (or up to 36 months for PhD scholarships only) as a tax free scholarship for full-time study. Please see Annexure A concerning the scholarship guidelines.

The value of the scholarship will cover all expenses living costs per annum. Travel expenses to Switzerland and to South Africa or as agreed will be covered by the SAMRC. This will be stipulated in a contract to be signed between the Scholar and the SAMRC.

Deadline: 15 December 2017.

View more information and how to apply here