Research Development Fellowships 2021/22 (Closing date 12:00 GMT 23 September 2021.)

Research Development Fellowship (RDF) Programme is designed to support African researchers who are working on important challenges for human health in Africa.

The RDF Programme aims to develop emerging African scientists who are working on important challenges for human health in Africa, growing their skills, experience, confidence, and research outputs.

The scope of the Programme includes both infectious and non-communicable diseases that are significant and/or identified as “neglected” in Africa.

The RDF Programme enables talented early-career researchers to:

  • acquire advanced research skills
  • develop and test their own compelling research questions
  • develop highly effective mentoring relationships
  • grow their potential collaborations
  • raise their profile through international networking

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The GloCal Health Fellowship provides aspiring global health researchers with outstanding interdisciplinary education and training in innovative research designed to improve health for populations around the world. A career development fellowship sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Fogarty International Center (FIC), this program supports awarded fellows from all 10 UC campuses as well as 21 affiliated international sites across 17 countries. UCGHI manages and supports the GloCal Health Fellowship.

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Apply now for GloCal Health Fellowship

Now accepting applications for its 2022-23 program, GloCal is recruiting individuals interested in HIV research, non-HIV-related mental health research, and other global health priority research areas. To apply and more information visit the site:

PhD Scholarships

The Partnership for skills in Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology (PASET) is an African-led initiative with the goal of strengthening skills in the Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology to further socio-economic transformation in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). The Regional Scholarship and Innovation Fund (RSIF) is the flagship program of PASET. RSIF focuses on transformative technologies that have a far-reaching positive impact on society. It is funded by African governments, the European Commission, the World Bank and the Government of Korea and facilitated by the International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe) in Nairobi, Kenya.

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Application for the WAAW Foundation 2021/2022 Scholarship will open September 6, 2021, and close November 12, 2021

WAAW Foundation Scholarship offers $500 for need-based undergraduate female African students admitted to a University, College or institute of higher learning in Africa. 

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DAAD is currently accepting applications from prospective host institutions in two regions in Subsaharan Africa. For both open calls, the application closing date for the first level (expression of interest) is September 30, 2021.

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‘Leadership for Africa’ scholarship programme for Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and South Sudan

The DAAD has launched its new scholarship programme “Leadership for Africa” with funding from the German Foreign Office. The programme supports master’s degrees at German universities, with the exception of the subjects of human, veterinary, and dental medicine and public health, as well as law, art, music, and architecture. (Deadline: 02 July 2021)

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DAAD Scholarships  Kisii University- Research and Extension Office  DAAD Msc and Ph.D. Scholarships in Fisheries (16 Msc Scholarships& 8 Ph.D. Scholarships)  (Msc-approximately 

KES 2,456,000, PhD KES 


African Development Bank (ADB) Scholarships Kisii University Research and Extension- Scholarships tenable at the Faculty of Agriculture Msc and PhD Scholarships in the aforementioned courses  26 Scholarships (16 Msc and 10 PhD)

(Msc- approximately 

KES 2,456,000, PhD KES 5,915,000)

National Research Fund School of Agriculture and Natural resources and School of pure and Applied Sciences Msc and PhD Students  KSH.14,818,194