|Announcement for PHFI-UC Research Fellowships for PhD Studies|
Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) in partnership with University of Canberra, Australia announces second round of PHFI-UC Research Fellowships for PhD Studies.
Each fellowship is expected to be completed in 3 – 3.5 years which includes research work in India and thesis submission. The research is expected to be India based, India centric and India relevant. Selected candidates will be required to complete the University of Canberra application process for enrolment and comply with other requirements.
Professionals who wish to build upon a substantial and relevant experience for an advanced career in public health through a PhD degree. The candidate must possess a minimum of Master’s degree preferably by Research or with a substantive research component / equivalent qualification in relevant discipline from a recognised institution / university and must have demonstrated significant research interest in public health related areas. Candidates having research publications as lead author and experience of working in a research/academic environment will be given preference.
Candidates will be required to have met the English Language requirement of an IELTS score of a 6.5 overall, and no less than a 6 on any sub-score. More information about English Language requirements can be found at: http://www.canberra.edu.au/future-students/research-students/english-proficiency
Identified areas of Research
The PhD Programme should focus on issues relevant to India. The following areas of research will be given priority in the current round:
Part1: To be sent by the Candidate (in word format: file name - < name of the applicant.doc >)
Part 2: Letters of Recommendations
Applications complete in all respects including the letters of recommendations must be received by 5.00 pm on 31st August 2016. Incomplete / late applications will not be considered. Shortlisted candidates will be intimated by email by mid October 2016 regarding next steps. The applicant will be responsible for ensuring completeness of the application