Applications are open for the African Mental Health Research Initiative (AMARI) Scholarships for Doctoral Study 2023/2024. AMARI-II is a consortium of six African universities whose overall goal is to build excellence in leadership, training, and science amongst African scholars in mental, neurological and substance use (MNS) research in Africa.
AMARI-II aims to shift the centre of gravity in global mental health (GMH) by ensuring that African scientists become leaders in GMH research, training and implementation. Key focus will be on strengthening AMARI-II’s collective ability to introduce interventions that reduce the treatment gap for mental health conditions in Africa. The Alan J Flisher Centre for Public Mental Health (CPMH) invites applications from South African citizens or permanent residents for a 4-year full-time PhD fellowship.
The successful incumbent will be required to:
Successful candidates will not be permitted to be on salaried employment concurrently. No service will be required in return of the award, although we expect the successful fellow to dedicate 10% of their time to CPMH activities.
Interested applicants should complete the application and contact Associate Professor Claire van der Westhuizen at [email protected] or Ms Songelwa Mobo at [email protected] should they have any questions.
Lastly, It is important to visit the official website link found below to access the application form.