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Welcome to the AREF Essential Grant Writing Skills Programme Application Form. This application form has five sections: Applicant Details; Research Experience & Achievements; Career Vision & Support; Copies Of Evidence; Other Information.
To apply for this programme, please ensure that you meet the following eligibility criteria:
  • You are a citizen of a country in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • You are in the early stages of your research career, having completed your research education
    • you have been awarded a research doctorate (PhD/DPhil/MD) from a recognised academic institution within the previous 6 years, (i.e. awarded on or after 1 January 2016);
    • OR you have a medical/clinical qualification PLUS a research-relevant Master’s degree, both awarded within the previous 6 years (i.e. awarded on or after 1 January 2016).
  • AND you are currently employed in Sub-Saharan Africa by a recognised university and/or specialist research institution.
  • You have not participated already in equivalent proposal development / grant-writing training.
  • A significant part of your current employee role is to develop and conduct health research.
  • You do not already have a significant portfolio of international research grants (combined value of £250,000 or more).
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