The Multi-Stage Malaria Vaccine Consortium (MMVC) offers

3 PhD Fellowships in Malaria Research

The Multi-Stage Malaria Vaccine Consortium (MMVC) seeks applications for three four-year PhD fellowships supported by the European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP).  MMVC offers training and excellent research opportunities for outstanding African PhD students in a vibrant and stimulating scientific environment.  Fellowships are open to all African scientists wishing to pursue a career in malaria research and vaccinology.  MMVC Fellowships may be held at one of the MMVC African partner institutions in Burkina Faso, Kenya, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, The Gambia but applications are open to others who meet the required eligibility criteria working outside these institutions.

Applicants must be African nationals, and have an intention to pursue a long-term career in malaria research and/or vaccinology.  Candidates must have a first or upper second class first degree in a relevant area that would allow the applicant to enter a PhD program.  This may be a Masters, Licentiate or Diploma or equivalent.

More details are available here. Potential applicants must read the selection criteria  to ensure eligibility prior to completing the application form  if they wish to apply.

The call will be open from 15 January 2019 to 15 March 2019, 17:00 GMT.

Only applications submitted by email to Dr. Nicola Viebig ( by 15 March 2019, 17:00 GMT using the application form will be considered.