THE YOUNG EAST AFRICAN HEALTH RESEARCH SCIENTISTS FORUM (YEARS' FORUM)
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
Deadline: 28 February 2018
The East African Health Research Commission (EAHRC), an Institution of the East African Community, is launching the Young East African Health Research Scientists Forum (YEARS' FORUM) which is an initiative aiming to empower East African Community (EAC) young researchers to be able to shape the future of research for health in the region. YEARS’ Forum was approved by the 15th EAC Sectoral Council of Ministers of Health (EAC/Health/15SCM/Decision 22) as one of the pre-conference meetings of the East African Health and Scientific Conference.
The initiative intends to achieve a culture of research and support for young scientists in heath science.
EAHRC seeks to enroll the most outstanding young researchers from across the East African Community with potential to lead and impact research for health through their initiative and innovation.
YEARS’ Forum is open to young East African health research scientists who meet the following criteria:
- Officially registered as PhD Student with an approved research thesis proposal;
- Citizens of EAC Partner States (Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda);
- Less than 35 years of age at the time of application submission;
- Working in health research, academic or related institutions in East Africa;
- Proficient in reading, writing, listening and speaking English will be an added value.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit the following documents:
- Application form: click to download the form.
- CV with Photo
- Official signed letter by the university where the applicant is registered for PhD. NB: official headed-paper, name of the officer, signature, and stamp.
- Official signed letter from the applicant’s employer. NB: official headed-paper, name of the officer, signature, and stamp
- Copies of certified academic certificates (secondary school, undergraduate, postgraduate, etc.)
Please download the application form and read the concept note of YEARS if you would like to learn more.