CAPREx Postdoctoral Research Fellowships for Ugandan and Ghanaian Students 2013

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The University of Ghana in partnership with the Makerere University and the University of Cambridge invites application for CAPREx  project. CAPREx (Cambridge Africa Partnership for Research Excellence) is a new programme funded by Carnegie Corporation of New York. Under this program 10-15 research postdoctoral fellowships are available to study biological sciences and engineering at university of Ghana and social sciences and humanities at Makerere University. Fellow will also spend some time at university of Cambridge in UK.. The UG in partnership with the Makerere University, Uganda and the University of Cambridge, UK has received funding from the Carnegie Corporation of New York to implement the Cambridge Africa Partnership for Research Excellence (CAPREx) project. The project is focused (among others) on developing post-doctoral academic excellence in biological sciences and engineering (for UG) and the social sciences and humanities (for Mak). It also intends to build upon Cambridge’s existing collaborations with both universities to enhance their research excellence and promote the recruitment and retention of the brightest academic staff at these institutions.. The scholarship is available for pursuing postdoctoral program.
The research areas of this scholarship are: Research areas within the broad fields of biological sciences and engineering (for the University of Ghana) and social sciences and humanities (for Makerere University) will be considered for CAPREX fellowship applications.
Who can apply to this scholarship? Fellowships are open to all PhD
· holding members of staff of the African partner universities in Ghana and Uganda. However, preference will be given to researchers who completed their PhDs less than 10 years ago (early career fellows), or 10 to 20 years ago (mid
· career fellows). Part
· time staff can be considered, if they provide evidence of being research active. They should be interested in focusing on a research career long
· term.
· Applicants must be from the subject areas specified above, for each African university.
· Female staff is strongly encouraged to apply for these fellowships.
Benefits of the scholarship: Not provided
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: Not provided
Number of scholarships:  The CAPREx Programme is pleased to invite active researchers at the University of Ghana, Legon and Makerere University to apply for 10-15 academic research fellowships available in 2013.

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