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Study-In-Africa: 2022 Kenya Medical Research Institute Scholarship for African Students


Kenya Medical Research Institute is currently accepting applications from qualified African students for a Ph.D. Scholarship.

The Kenya Medical Research Institute Scholarship will provide a full studentship to selected applicants that will cover the full tuition fees and provide sufficient annual stipends.

KEMRI is a world-renowned health research unit of excellence. KEMRI is the medical research arm of the Kenyan Government providing advice on various aspects of healthcare and delivery, including national diseases.

Scholarship Summary
Host Country: Kenya
Study Abroad: Study in Africa
Category: Postgraduate Scholarships | Ph.D. Scholarships
Eligible Countries: African Countries
Reward: Full Scholarship
Deadline: September 9, 2022

Scholarship Details:

The second successful candidate will initially be expected to conduct a narrative review on the impact of micronutrient supplementation during pregnancy on breastmilk, breastfeeding, and early postnatal growth.

They will be expected to use data and samples from the “VIRUTUBISHO” maternal supplementation trial but also to develop an independent scientific proposal to go through the ethical and scientific approval process to support the collection of additional data &/or samples that may be required

Scholarship Requirements:

To be considered for the scholarship, you must:

have attained at least an upper 2nd class degree or its equivalent in Nutrition &/or Biochemistry and a master’s degree in Public health, Nutrition, or a related field.
also, demonstrate strong experience in laboratory sample analysis.

For undergraduate degrees that are not classified, ensure your average score through the four/three years is above 60 (GPA above 3.3). Provide certified proof of the same from your University.

Scholarship Duration and Reward

Studentships that will cover the full tuition and living stipends are awarded competitively through shortlisting of online applications and subsequent face-to-face (or online) interviews.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should click on the button below to begin their application.

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