Thursday, 15 October 2015

Call for applications - African Doctoral Dissertation Research Fellowships 2016

The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC), in partnership with the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), is pleased to announce the ninth call for applications for the African Doctoral Dissertation Research Fellowships (ADDRF). The ADDRF Fellowship Program seeks to facilitate more rigorous engagement of doctoral students in research, strengthen their research skills, and provide them an opportunity for timely completion of their doctoral training. The Program targets doctoral students with strong commitment to a career in training and/or research. The overall goal of the ADDRF Program is to support the training and retention of highly-skilled, locally-trained scholars in research and academic positions across the region.
The ADDRF will award about 20 fellowships in 2016 to doctoral students who are within two years of completing their thesis at an African university. In this phase of funding and in consideration of IDRC’s health programming priorities, candidates whose dissertation topics address health policy or health systems issues will be given special consideration.
The application form and supporting documents (attached) must be submitted on email
For questions, please contact:
The ADDRF Manager, E-mail:
Telephone: 254 20 400 1000/ +254 20 266 2244 /+254 20 266 2255
Cell: +254 722 205-933 / 720 098-388 / 733 410-102; Fax : +254 20 400 1101
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Date limite: 15 janvier 2016
African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC), avec l’appui du Centre de Recherche pour le Développement International (CRDI) a le plaisir de lancer le 9e appel à candidatures pour la Bourse Africaines de Recherche pour la Rédaction de Thèse (ADDRF). ADDRF a pour but de faciliter un engagement plus rigoureux des étudiants en thèse de doctorat dans la recherche; de renforcer leurs capacités à faire la recherche ainsi que d’offrir aux boursiers l’opportunité de terminer à temps la rédaction de leur thèse. La bourse vise les étudiants en thèse de doctorat engagés vers une carrière en formation et/ou en recherche. Le but général d’ADDRF est d’appuyer la formation et le maintien de spécialistes dans la région, formés localement dans le secteur académique et de la recherche.
L’ADDRF attribuera environ 20 bourses en 2016. Ces bourses seront octroyées aux étudiants d’universités africaines auxquels il reste tout au plus deux ans pour terminer leurs thèses.Pendant cette phase et en tenant compte des priorités du CRDI en matière de programmes de santé, une attention particulière sera accordée aux candidat(e)s dont les sujets de thèses adressent les problèmes de politique de santé ou de système de santé.
Le formulaire de demande et les pièces justificatives (re-joint) doivent être soumis à un seul email à
Pour des questions, veuillez contacter:
ADDRF Manager, Courrier électronique:
The application form below and supporting documents must be filled and submitted via email at | Le formulaire de demande et les pièces justificatives doivent être soumis à un seul email à


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