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The Africa Research Excellence Fund is pleased to launch the call for the 2022/23 AREF Research Development Fellowship Programme.



  • To support researchers in Africa who are emerging leaders and working on important challenges for human health, to develop their skills as a researcher.



  • A three to nine-month placement at a leading research institution in the UK, Europe or Africa, with additional support at your home institution before and after the placement. Up to £40,000 available.


How To Apply

  1. Application Form PART A Summary Information (online form) https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/RDFForm2022
  2. Application Form Parts B-G


Applicants must complete and submit the following:  

  • Application Form PART A Summary Information (online form)
  • Application Form Parts B-F
  • Part G of the application form (The Signature Sheet)
  • A letter of support from the Host Sponsor
  • A letter of support from the Employing Sponsor
  • Two chosen publications to demonstrate the applicant’s career history.
  • An electronic copy of the applicant’s most recently attained degree certificate, usually the PhD certificate.


For More Information, Visit Webpage


Application Deadline: 22 September, 2022

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