AMARI-II offers MPhil, PhD, and Postdoctoral fellowships to candidates from partner countries (Ethiopia, Ghana, Malawi, South Africa, Zambia, and Zimbabwe) in 2023/24. AMARI-II is being implemented with funding from the second phase of the Developing Excellence in Leadership, Training, and Science in Africa (DELTAS Africa), a Science for Africa Foundation (SFA) initiative with funding from Wellcome and the UK’s Foreign, Commonwealth, and Development Office (FCDO). Application forms may be found by following the links under each institution.
The African Mental Health Research Initiative (AMARI) is a capacity-building program for mental health research. AMARI-II expands on AMARI-I, which operated from 2015 to 2022. AMARI-II is being implemented with funding from the second phase of the Developing Excellence in Leadership, Training, and Science in Africa (DELTAS Africa), a Science for Africa Foundation (SFA) initiative with funding from Wellcome and the UK’s Foreign,Commonwealth, and Development Office (FCDO). AMARI-II is a consortium of six African institutions with the overarching purpose of developing excellence in leadership, training, and science among African academics in the field of mental, neurological, and substance use (MNS) research in Africa. AMARI-II aspires to change the global mental health (GMH) center of gravity by ensuring that African scientists become leaders in GMH research, training and implementation. Key focus will be on strengthening AMARI-II’s collective ability to introduce interventions that reduce the treatment gap for mental health disorders in Africa. The AMARI-II project at the University of Zimbabwe Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (UZ FMHS) invites applications for DPhil / PhD fellowships for the 2023/24 intake.
AMARI will provide scholarship for a PhD Fellow and will cover the following:
- Tuition fees
- Reasonable support for research project and supervision
- Monthly stipend
- Travel costs for agreed conferences and training workshops
Fellowships are open to candidates who wish to undertake doctoral and postdoctoral
studies in MNS and related areas.
1. Doctoral Fellowship applicants must:
- have completed a Masters degree in a relevant mental health related discipline such as Medicine, Psychiatry, Psychology or an equivalent qualification recognised by the University of Zimbabwe.
- have high academic merit and intellectual capacity to study successfully at the doctoral level.
- show strong personal motivation to complete the programme within the stipulated fellowship time.
- A fully completed application form.
- A comprehensive CV including relevant research and work experience.
- Certified transcripts and copies of post high school qualifications submitted as ONE pdf file.
- Certified Copy of Passport/ Scanned Copy.
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- Two Academic references emailed directly to: email@example.com not later than 31st July 2023.
SUBMIT COMPLETED APPLICATION PACK TO:
Research Support Centre,
University of Zimbabwe Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
P O Box A178
Or Email to: firstname.lastname@example.org and cc: email@example.com
*Incomplete applications will NOT be considered.