NIHR Global Health Palliative Care (GHAP) African PhD Training Fellowship 2023 – How to Apply

The King’s College London (KCL), is inviting Applications for NIHR Global Health Palliative Care (GHAP) African PhD Training Fellowship 2023.

NIHR Global Health Palliative Care (GHAP) African PhD Training Fellowship 2023

King’s College London (KCL) is offering a 3-yr PhD Fellowship Program for an African Candidate currently living in Africa, to complete a research project related to palliative care and rehabilitation.

The National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) Global Health Palliative Care (GHAP) African PhD Training Fellowship, is designed to run for three years and targeted toward Africans.

Details About KCL – NIHR Global Health Palliative Care (GHAP) African PhD Training Fellowship

  • Type: Postgraduate
  • Host Institution: King’s College London (KCL)
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Gender: Men and Women
  • Duration: Three Years
  • Subject fields: Palliative Care and Rehabilitation
  • Funding type: Tuition fee. Stipend.
  • Awarding body: National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).
  • Country: African Countries.
  • Application Deadline: February 20, 2023

Benefits of KCL – NIHR Global Health Palliative Care (GHAP) African PhD Training Fellowship

  • Successfully Candidates will receive a fellowship stipend of £16,125 to £16,711 per year and cover the full international Ph.D. fees at King’s College London.
  • Fellows will be given an opportunity to develop a research question that aligns with any of the three work streams within the overall programme.
  • Opportunity to work and learn from world-renowned researchers and clinicians thereby, establishing themselves as promising leaders within the field of palliative and end-of-life care.
  • The outcome of the research is expected to benefit the care of patients with life-limiting illnesses, fellows’ families, and the clinicians who care for them.
  • Access to a variety of training opportunities within Kings College London and GHAP.
  • Platform to build a diverse set of research skills, including qualitative and quantitative methods, and gain experience in research of national and international significance.
  • Fellows will receive guidance and mentorship of experienced researchers, to help them lead the design, implementation, and dissemination of a research study related to palliative care or rehabilitation.
  • King’s College London will award the successfully selected candidates a fellowship stipend and full international fees coverage for the duration of the Fellowship

About King’s College London (KCL)

King’s College London is a public research university Founded in 1829, KCL is located in London, United Kingdom.

King’s College London (KCL) is also a member institution of the federal University of London. The Institution was founded by King George IV and Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington

How to Apply for KCL-NIHR Global Health Palliative Care (GHAP) African PhD Training Fellowship?

  • Candidates are expected to be registered at KCL and work closely with Ph.D. st

Eligibility Criteria for KCL – NIHR Global Health Palliative Care (GHAP) African PhD Training Fellowship

students within the Cicely Saunders Institute of Palliative Care, Policy, and Rehabilitation

  • The GHAP Ph.D. training will take place in an African country which is the resident country of the applicant.
  • The Fellowship is only for innovative, well-organized, dynamic, and promising African citizens currently living in Africa and is motivated to further develop their careers and benefit patient care through research into palliative and end-of-life care.
  • Candidates should have a Relevant MSc degree in health or social sciences, medicine, nursing, psychology, palliative care, or similar
  • Demonstrate commitment to the advancement of palliative and end-of-life care
  • Posses excellent research-related computing skills, good in word processing, familiar with reference management databases, and the foundational competencies to enable the transfer of these skills
  • Be able to work well as part of a team, including with other researchers, students, clinical staff, patients, and family members
  • Have the ability to work to deadlines and manage and prioritize workloads appropriately
  • Must be Flexible and be able to grasp new information and learn new skills quickly
  • Candidates must be commitment to high-quality research and care delivery
  • Be willing to travel, including internationally, when required for the project and conference

Application Deadline

February 20, 2023.

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