The Nigerian Institute of Medical Research Grantsmanship and Mentorship Training [Fully Funded]

Are you a medical researcher interested in Medical Research Grantsmanship and Mentorship training programme? Then take advantage of the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research Grantsmanship and Mentorship Training 2022.

The programme is a collaboration between the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research and the NIMR Foundation aimed at building adequate and sustainable network of committed early career researchers with inter-disciplinary and multi-institutional collaborative approach in developing high quality, competitive grant writing and capacity for healthcare research.

What the Programme Will Cover

  1. Understanding of health services research methods
  2. Formulation of research questions and hypotheses
  3. Selection of appropriate statistical tools for data analysis
  4. Ethics and Ethics Permission in Research
  5. How to search and identify targeted funding agencies and understand funders’ requirements
  6. Writing compelling grant proposals
  7. Identification of the technicalities of the peer review process and demonstration using a practice peer review process
  8. Improving proficiency in training and communication skills including writing plain language summaries
  9. Training on proficiency in facilitation of micro-teaching session on mentorship.
  10. Principles of establishing and managing partnerships and collaborations.

See Also: Aspire Grant Program for Young African Graduate Students

NIMR Grantsmanship and Mentorship Training | Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the Grantsmanship and Mentorship Training, you need to provide evidence that:

  • You are a citizen of a Nigeria (from any of the six-geopolitical zones).
  • You are an early career investigator (junior and mid-level researcher) and you have completed your research education (either of below):
    • You have been awarded a research doctorate (PhD/DPhil/MD) from a recognized academic institution normally within the past 6 years
    • You have a medical/clinical qualification PLUS research-relevant Master’s degree, both awarded normally within the previous 6 years
  • You are currently employed in Nigeria by a recognized university or research institution to develop and conduct any type of health care research.
  • You have limited or no experience in proposal development and grant-writing.
  • You have not won any significant local or international research grants.

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this training opportunity.

Application Procedures

How-to-Apply: Interested applicants for the NIMR Grantsmanship and Mentorship Training 2022 are to complete and submit the online application and provide the following supporting documents in a single PDF file:

  • Short motivation essay of not more than 500 words.
  • One page research proposal
  • Short bio sketch (maximum 2 pages)
  • A letter of recommendation/support from the Provost/Dean of College/Faculty.

Application Deadline: 11th September 2022 at 11:59 PM WAT

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