This fantastic training programme, just introduced by King’s College London, is perfect for those who want to broaden their research expertise and acquire experience conducting studies of national and international significance. The National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) is accepting applications for the Global Health Palliative Care (GHAP) African PhD Training Fellowship for the 2023–2024 school year.


For the African PhD Training Fellowship from the NIHR-GHAP, there will be three main areas of research. PhD students from African countries who are currently resident in Africa are eligible to apply for this fellowship, which is funded by the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR). Applicants with a Master’s or a Bachelor’s with Honors in health, medicine, nursing, palliative care, or a related field will be given priority. In addition to a yearly stipend of £16,711, successful applicants will get complete tuition reimbursement.

Publicly funded and located in the centre of London, King’s College was established in 1829. The college’s long-term goal is to expand upon its illustrious heritage and continue making meaningful contributions to society after being founded by royal charter under the patronage of King George IV and the Duke of Wellington.

Just what makes King’s College London so special? By maintaining its dedication to high-quality teaching, groundbreaking research, and selfless community service, King’s College London is making a beneficial effect locally, nationally, and internationally. The university is ranked number 33 on the list of the best universities in the world because of the quality of its teaching and research.

The deadline for applications is February 20, 2023.

Concise Description
King’s College London, Institution, Non-Accredited Department
Ph.D. Course £16 711 Scholarship
Awards Given: Not Applicable
Media of Availability: Cyberspace
Diversity of Nationalities
Prize can be claimed in Britain.

A student from any African country is welcome to apply.
Courses in palliative care and rehabilitation at the doctoral level are open to applicants at King’s College London.
Prerequisites/Requirements for Participation: Applicants must satisfy all of the following requirements to be considered:
Applicants are need to be currently based in Africa.
Candidates must have strong computational abilities relevant to the research.
The applicants should be dedicated to conducting cutting-edge research and providing exceptional patient care and have a demonstrated capacity for picking up new information and techniques fast.
The applicants are required to focus on three separate but related areas of activity in Uganda, Zimbabwe, and South Africa.

Steps to Apply
In order to apply to the university, first-time applicants must do so through the online portal. All eligible applications will be considered for the scholarship.
Explanatory Materials: Applicants need to submit a CV, two letters of recommendation, and a 500-word statement of research interest/outline plan aligned with one of the three workstreams (one academic and one employer).
Criteria for Acceptance: Applicants must hold a Bachelor’s degree with at least an Upper Second Class Honors grade in a field related to health or social sciences, such as medicine, nursing, psychology, palliative care, or a similar field.
Students must submit results from one of the following tests of English language competency to satisfy this language requirement:
SAT/ACT – 191
Standards: IELTS 7.0; TOEFL iBT 100; PTE 75; ISE III (ISEIII)
Kings College London will provide selected candidates with a yearly fellowship stipend of £16,125 – £16,711 and pay 100% of their foreign PhD tuition costs.