2020 HIV Research Trust Scholarships for Health Professionals from Developing Nations

Deadline: September 30, 2019.

The HIV Research Trust is a charitable foundation that provides financial support to physicians, nurses, scientists and other health care professionals in resource-limited settings from low-income and lower-middle-income.

Examples of skills and techniques that may be acquired are; clinical management, clinical trial experience and practice, data and trial management, statistical expertise, acquisition of laboratory techniques and analysis, cell and molecular biology. The HIV Research Trust aims to support a broad mix of disciplines. All aspects of research related to HIV infection and its consequences are eligible including clinical care, basic and applied biology, epidemiology, psychological, ethical, economic, educational and societal aspects.



  • Applicant working in the field of HIV.
  • Applicants in their early to mid career
  • Employed by an institution within a low-income and lower-middle-income country
  • Proposing to start your programme in the year for which the HIV Research Trust scholarship programme is intended?
  • The intended programme benefit your career and also build on the capacity of the home institution.
  • The HIV Research Trust supports candidates from low-income and lower-middle-income countries.
  • Students can apply providing that they are employed by an institution in a low-income and lower-middle-income country



1. The support is in the form of financial awards allowing the scholar to undertake a placement or course of a few months’ duration intended to cover course or placement costs, travel, consumables and living expenses.

2. The scholarships are awarded competitively based on a peer-review process on an annual basis.

3. They are designed to enable the candidate to travel to another research unit to learn skills and techniques which should develop the candidate’s career and, on return to the home institution, add to the capacity of the department to carry out research related to treatment and prevention.




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