Request for Applications: Master’s and Doctoral Scholarships in the field of Biostatistics at a South African University

RESEARCH CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT (RCD)

Building Academic Partnerships for Economic Development (BAPED)

A Partnership between The National Treasury (IDC), Enabel (ex-Belgian Technical Cooperation) and the South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC)

REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS

October 2018 for 2019 enrolment

Master’s and Doctoral Scholarships in the field of Biostatistics at a South African University

Value of scholarships
(At least:  dependent on exchange value and costs of travel variations)

Master’s: R140 000.00 plus R20 000.00 = R160 000.00 pa

PhD: R180 000.00 plus R20 000.00 = R200 000.00

Scholarship provisions

  • Tuition costs
  • A monthly stipend to cover accommodation and living expenses.
  • Textbooks and study materials
  • Attendance at relevant conferences (Flights, accommodation, conference registration fees).

Who may apply
The funding will cover students who are South African citizens or permanent residents and under 40 years of age, undertaking a Master’s or PhD programme in Statistics/Biostatistics at South African universities.  

Master Scholarships: Students should be possession of at least an Honours degree in Mathematical Statistics, Applied Statistics or Mathematics.

Doctoral Scholarships: Students should in possession of at least a Master’s degree in Mathematical Statistics, Applied Statistics, Biostatistics or Mathematics.

How to apply
Interested applicants should complete the Application form, attach the relevant documents listed in the Table and forward to Michelle Mashigo at Michelle.Mashigo@mrc.ac.za

For queries write an email to Dr Thabi Maitin on thabi.maitin@mrc.ac.za or Professor Samuel Manda at samuel.manda@mrc.ac.za

Closing date: 30 October 2018

Expiration: 
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 23:58