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KEMRI Wellcome Trust and Pwani University

Funded Postgraduate Diploma Studentships in Research Methods Available


Initiative to Develop African Research Leaders (IDeAL)


The KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Programme an internationally renowned health research programme and Pwani University, one of the dynamic young universities in Kenya, are jointly offering opportunities for a fully funded Postgraduate Diploma studentship in Research Methods. 

This unique studentships which are funded under the Initiative to Develop African Research Leaders (IDeAL), will provide an opportunity for recent graduates to gain theoretical and practical knowledge of research within an international research environment through attachment at the KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Programme and supervision and mentorship by researchers from KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme and Pwani University.


Applications are invited from graduates of the subjects below who either completed their Bachelors degree within the last two years (2014 & 2015) or will have completed their course by December 2015
  • Biological Sciences (e.g. Botany, Zoology, Biochemistry)
  • Health Sciences (e.g. Medicine, Pharmacy and Nursing)
  • Social Sciences, Anthropology or Economics
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • Geomatics or Geography
Applicants should have achieved at least a B+ or equivalent in their O-level exams and first class or upper second degree or equivalent in the undergraduate studies.

People already holding Masters degree or currently undertaking Masters studies will not be considered.

All cost of training including tuition fees and research project costs will be met by KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Programme. In addition each student will receive a monthly stipend.

For further information on course specification, recruitment, and application, please visit the Postgraduate Diploma portal on the KEMRI-Wellcome Trust website at
 http://careers.kemri-wellcome.org/internships or at the Pwani University website postgraduate programs portal at www.pu.ac.ke

The deadline for application is 19th August 2015. 

Please note that only online applications will be accepted. 


If you have any queries please contact IDeAL director – iddir@kemri-wellcome.org

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