Last Updated

06 May 2020

EDCTP-TDR Call For Applications: Clinical Research and Development Fellowships

The Clinical Research and Development Fellowship (CRDF) scheme is jointly implemented by EDCTP (European-Developing Countries Clinical Trial Partnership) and TDR (the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases).

TDR will fund fellows employed by academic and/or research institutions in any LMIC to be placed in host training organizations, either in or outside Europe, to train and develop new research skills on poverty-related infectious diseases, including HIV/AIDS, TB, malaria, Ebola and NTDs.

Successful applicants are placed for 12 months in host training organizations and then receive a reintegration plan for 12 months at their home institutions.

Eligibility criteria:

  • be a postgraduate (MSc or PhD) or medical/pharmacy graduate conducting clinical research activities in the scope of TDR
  • have obtained the first degree within 15 years of submission of the application
  • have been a researcher or clinical staff member employed for the last 12 months in an institution with a registered legal entity in LMIC conducting clinical research activities in the scope of TDR
  • must be a national or citizen of, and resident in, a LMIC.

Application deadline February 28, 2020.

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