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The FAIS Legacy Project

Inspiring Africa through Immunology

Application Deadline extended until 1 December 2018

FAIS & IUIS are proud to launch a new initiative on the African continent: the FAIS Legacy Project. This first phase of funding will enable applicants to undertake a collaborative project in foreign laboratory. Applicants will be talented 2nd, 3rd year (or higher) PhD students registered in countries in North, East, Southern, West and Central Africa. We will select 2 Students from each region. The objective of the award is to enhance immunology research in Africa and collaborations worldwide.

The award will consist of $5000US per student for a 3-6 monthresearch visit to a collaborating laboratory either within Africa or outside the continent.This will cover airfare and a stipend for the student. The collaborating laboratory is expected to contribute towards the costs of the visit.


Application forms can be downloaded from either the FAIS web site on http://www.faisafrica.com/ or Immunopaedia on https://www.immunopaedia.org.za/


Closing date for applications is 1st December 2018 and awards will be taken up in the first half of 2019.


Click here to apply.