CAPRISA DSI - NRF Centre of Excellence in HIV Prevention Offers Honours Fellowship for 2024 in HIV Research

19 May 2023

Opportunities for Honours Candidates: 2024

Students wanting to pursue Honours training are invited to apply to be part of a dynamic and diverse research team with opportunities to collaborate with leading South African and international AIDS scientists conducting cutting-edge research in:

  • HIV Prevention and Epidemiology
  • HIV Pathogenesis and Vaccines

Disciplines include epidemiology, clinical trials, virology, immunology, infectious diseases medicine, bioinformatics, statistics, and health policy.
Mentorship will be provided by leaders in their respective fields with access to a vast network of researchers

Candidates with exceptional talent in research and a strong desire to pursue a career as researchers are invited to apply. 

Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant must be a South African citizen or a permanent resident. 
  • The applicant must be registered for tertiary studies at an accredited public South African Higher Education Institution for the duration of the fellowship award. 
  • The applicant must achieve a minimum of 65% for major subjects in the final undergraduate year of study. 
  • The applicant must be 28 years of age or younger as at 31 December 2023. 
  • The applicant must not be a recipient of an NRF or state funded institution bursary/funding (currently/previously) for an honours degree.

Successful applicants will be funded by DSI-NRF at either Full Cost of Study (FCS) or Partial Cost of Study. The FCS will be awarded to South African Citizens who are either financially needy, living with disability or academic achievers.

Shortlisted applicants will be going through the second stage of the nomination process.

To submit your application, visit our fellowship programme page

Download the fellowship application form and send it with a detailed CV and quote Ref.CoE/2024 (HONS) in the subject line.

Closing Date: 30 October 2023

You may download the poster here