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Research Training Internships for Allied Health Professionals and Nurses

Provides an opportunity for full-time research training for allied health professionals & nurses in any field in the health sciences

Who Qualifies for funding

  • South African citizens or permanent residents
  • Allied health professionals and nurses in possession of a minimum of a honours degree or equivalent

Period of Funding

  • Approval is for 1 calendar year at a time
  • Scholarships are renewable for a 2nd and 3rd year of training
  • Preference for renewal is given to those applicants registered for a masters or research doctorate

Value of the Award

R50 000.00 pa tax free

Conditions

  • Candidates may not hold a bursary from more than one statutory science council at any given time
  • Scholarship holders may undertake teaching/academic duties to a maximum of 9 hours per week
  • Scholarship holders may not receive, concurrently with MRC scholarships, other non-binding remuneration/fellowships and grants without prior approval from the MRC
  • Once the award has been made the scholarship holder cannot change the research project without the approval of the MRC
  • Once the award has been made the scholarship holder cannot change his/her supervisor without the approval of the MRC
  • A detailed report must be submitted to the MRC within 2 months of completing the 12 month period of research training

Application Process

  • A request for applications is sent to the post-graduate scholarships office or research support services at all tertiary institutions
  • Applications are submitted to the MRC through the institution’s administrative office
  • An applicant must consult beforehand with the research supervisor under whose supervision the research will be carried out.

Selection Criteria

  • Population Group
  • Gender
  • Academic record/potential of the applicant
  • Referees reports
  • Research area
  • Applicants discipline
  • Supervisors credentials/experience
  • Project details (peer review & ethics approval)
  • Availability of running costs for the research project

Successful applicants are required to:

  • Submit progress reports with the renewal application. The renewal application includes a motivation from the students supervisor
  • Submit a detailed report to the MRC within 2 months of completing the 12 month period of research training
  • Provide a copy of the completed dissertation to the MRC

Closing Date

30 September

Contact person

Dr Thabi Maitin, you can email him here for more inforamtion about this bursary

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