KEMRI Research Scholarship 2022 for African Students in Kenya
Suitably qualified African students who wish to pursue their PhD degree program in Kenya to are invited to apply for the 2022 KEMRI Research Scholarship which is worth full tuition fee for the 2022/2023 academic session.
The PhD scholarship will require selected applicants to conduct a narrative review on impact of micro-nutrient supplementation during pregnancy on breast milk, breastfeeding and early postnatal growth. Selected applicants will be required to use data and samples from the “VIRUTUBISHO” maternal supplementation trial but also to develop an independent scientific proposal to go through the ethical and scientific approval process to support collection of additional data &/or samples that may be needed.
Scholarship Sponsor(s): KEMRI Research Scholarship
Host Institution(s): Any reputable university in Kenya
Scholarship Worth: Fully Funded
Number of Awards: Not Specific
Study level: PhD
Nationality: African students
Eligibility for the KEMRI Research Scholarship 2022 for African Students in Kenya:
- Applicants must be a student from an African country.
- Applicants must have attained at least an upper 2nd class degree or its equivalent in Nutrition or Biochemistry and a masters’ degree in Public health, Nutrition or a related discipline.
- Applicants should also show strong experience in laboratory sample analysis.
- Applicants must have good academic record.
Method of Application for the KEMRI Research Scholarship 2022 for African Students in Kenya:
Interested applicants who wish to apply for the scholarship award are required to do so using the online application portal.
Kindly direct all other concerns/questions to Dr. Dorcas Mbuvi [firstname.lastname@example.org]
Application Deadline: September 9, 2022.