Call for Applications: CARTA PhD Fellowships 2025

Welcome to CARTA

The Consortium for Advanced Research Training in Africa (CARTA) invites applications for its prestigious PhD Fellowships for the year 2025. CARTA is a collaborative initiative involving eight African universities, four African research institutes, and eight non-African partners. Our mission is to bolster the capacity of African institutions to conduct globally competitive research, with a particular focus on addressing health and development challenges in the region.

About CARTA PhD Fellowship

CARTA offers a unique collaborative doctoral training program in public and population health. This program is designed to tackle the pressing need for developing the next generation of academic leaders in Africa. We seek to support young, capable, and committed individuals who will contribute to the advancement of public and population health in the region.

Why Apply?

  • Join a vibrant intellectual community committed to addressing Africa’s health and development challenges.
  • Access funding for your PhD studies, including participation in CARTA’s Joint Advanced Seminars (JASes).
  • Receive mentorship from regional and international experts.
  • Network with fellow researchers for collaborations and support.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Hold a Master’s degree in a relevant field.
  • Be a full-time teaching or research staff at one of the participating African institutions.
  • Commit to contributing to capacity building at your institution.
  • Have a research proposal related to public and population health.
  • Must not have registered for a PhD or be in the very early stages of the program.
  • Commit to participating in all four annual residential Joint Advanced Seminars (JASes).

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CARTA is committed to gender equity and encourages applications from women.