EANBiT Masters In Bioinformatics Fellowships 2021/2022. Apply Now

 

EANBiT Masters In Bioinformatics Fellowships 2021/2022. Apply Now

EANBiT Masters In Bioinformatics Fellowships: The Eastern Africa Network for Bioinformatics Training (EANBiT) is a training network supported by Fogarty International Center of the National Institutes of Health (FIC-NIH, USA), the Initiative to Develop African Research Leaders (IDeAL) and the Human Health & Heredity in Africa (h3Africa.org). This network consists of three universities: Pwani (PU); Makerere (MU) and Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences and four Research Institutes (MUHAS), and four research institutions: International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology(icipe); KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme (KWTRP); Biosciences eastern and central Africa-International Livestock Research Institute (BecA-ILRI hub) and Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI).

EANBiT Masters In Bioinformatics Fellowships aims to develop a critical mass of bioinformaticians in the region through a high-quality Masters training. Students are registered and spend their first year at one of the partner universities undertaking taught units before undertaking their research project at a partner research centre in the second year. Further, the taught units are enhanced through a 5-week intensive course facilitated by renowned local and international bioinformaticians. Consequently, the programme has an over 90% timely completion rate with many graduates wining PhD scholarships and research positions within a year of completion.

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Eligibility

Requirements

The applicant must submit the following documents together with the application:

  • A comprehensive curriculum vitae including any relevant research work and experience
  • A one-page letter of motivation explaining why one wants to pursue an MSc. in Bioinformatics
  • Certified copies of academic transcripts and degree certificate
  • Contacts of at least two referees

Financial Support

A limited number of full and partial scholarships are available to support students during the training.

Full scholarships will provide 2-year support for students and will cover tuition fees and a monthly stipend. Partial scholarships will provide 1-year support for students and will cover tuition fees and stipends in the second year of study only. The academic performance in the first year will be considered.

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How to Apply

The application process is two-fold:

  1. Confirm university admission requirements and apply on the indicated website before the deadline.
  1. Applicants who meet the university qualifications can proceed to apply for the scholarship here: https://redcap.icipe.org/redcap/surveys/?s=PNREDM4MRC

Note

Only online applications will be accepted.

For More Information:Visit the Official Webpage of the EANBiT Masters In Bioinformatics Fellowships 2021/2022

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