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|Afya Bora Fellowship In Global Health by akinyanju : September 19, 2016, 11:56:46 PM|
The Afya Bora Fellowship in Global Health Leadership works to fill an identified gap in training for African and U.S. health professionals. This innovative 12-month fellowship will prepare African and U.S. health professionals to lead and manage major health programs in African countries.
Scholarship Level: This funding is more applicable to health practitioner particularly the nurses and physicians from Africa and USA
Application deadline: Contact the funding provider through link below
Host institution: Training will take place in Africa
Scholarship degree target: Training of medical post-graduates, post-residency physicians, and graduate nurses. This training will majorly take place in Africa.
Number of award(s): 20 fellows per year (80% from African institution)
African trainees -airfare (home-Botswana- attachment sites – Kenya – attachment site- Uganda – home
Monthly stipend equivalent to $1500 per month
Evacuation insurance if stationed outside home country
Accommodations and per diem up if attending didactic sessions and meetings outside of home country -reimbursement for visa cost US Trainees
Existing fellowship stipend
Round trip airfare from home city- Africa -airfarewithin Africa to attachment site placement and modules -reimbursement for other selected fellowship-specific activities in Africa (i.e. travel to rural sites, visa, etc)
Support request for an NIH loan repayment up to $35,000 for one year (eligible applicants are limited to postdocs) OR
Monthly stipend based on NRSA 2012 stipend levels -stipend cap is at 2 years post-doctoral level
Round trip airfare from home city-Africa -airfarewithin Africa to attachment site placement and modules
Per diem when attending didactic sessions and meetings
Housing allowance of up to $750 per month -support request for an NIH loan repayment up to $35,000 for one year (eligible applicants are limited to postdocs)
Reimbursement for other selected fellowship-specific activities in Africa (i.e. travel to rural sites, visa, etc.).
Target group: African (Kenya, Botswana, Uganda, or Tanzania) and US citizens
Eligibility: In order to be eligible to apply all applicants MUST meet the following criteria
Be a citizens of US, Kenya, Botswana, Uganda, or Tanzania AND
Meet ONE of the following education requirements
Medical applicants need to have a M.D. or MBChB with a MMed, MPH or Masters degree in related field.
Nursing applicants need to have a Masters degree in Nursing, Public Health or a related field (PhD preferred).
Other Public Health professionals (those without a clinical degree) must have a PhD in Public Health or a related field.
Scholarship URL http://fundingforstudy.com/2016/09/19/afya-bora-fellowship-in-global-health/
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