African Center for Translational Genomics (ACTG) 2021-2022, an initiative of 54gene is offering a postgraduate Academic Scholarship open to emerging genomics scientists.
The scholarship aims at enhancing Africa’s competitive advantage in the genomics research and development space, globally, by reaching and assisting young scientists as early as possible in their careers.
About African Center for Translational Genomics (ACTG)
The African Center for Translational Genetics is a non-profit organization committed to accelerating the next generation of African genomic scientists to increase Africa’s competitive advantage globally. The focus of this organization is to empower the next generation of African genomic scientists through the provision and enactment of grants, internships, and fellowships; enable better health outcomes by powering the discovery of disease variants that will significantly improve responses to drugs especially among the African population.
African Center for Translational Genetics research aims at re-imagining a world where precision medicine is equalized and everyone can live longer and enhance therapy on the African continent by enabling individualized and precise care that utilizes patient’s unique genetic identity to develop new targets to medicine.
Requirements for ACTG Academic Scholarship
To be considered eligible for the ACTG Academic Scholarship, applicants are to meet the following requirements:
- Open to African graduates with a passion for research and excellent academic results.
- It is for students enrolled in full-time PhD programs and who are committed to the completion of their program within the three or four year period of their study as defined by their academic institutions.
- Applicants must be admitted to study molecular genetics or genetic epidemiology or related fields.
How to Apply for ACTG Academic Scholarship
To apply for the ongoing ACTG Academic Scholarship is not as difficult as you think. All Interested and qualified candidates are to click on the “Apply Now” button below to get started.
It is important to note that all Interested and qualified candidates are to apply for ACTG Academic Scholarship on or before August 15, 2021.