The focus of the CAPREx fellowships is to contribute to the strengthening of the home institutions of the fellows and their academic environment whilst addressing the personal career development of the fellows. A comprehensive range of appropriate training and specific support is available within the existing Cambridge programs for each of these target career levels.
Applying for the Post-Doctoral Research Fellowships is a two-step application process involving:
The fellowship provides the opportunity for recipients to spend up to six (6) months at the University of Cambridge to undertake collaborative research projects with Cambridge-based collaborators and in some cases, at the other African institution in the partnership as a means of also promoting south-south linkages. Fellows also have the opportunity to engage in a variety of training, seminars and networking opportunities to enhance their research links and skills.
Based on the agreed duration of the visit, the fellowship includes the following:
In addition, CAPREx Fellows are eligible to submit an application, in conjunction with their Cambridge collaborator, to the Cambridge‐Africa Alborada Research Fund to support the research collaboration (with awards ranging from £1,000 to £10,000 per application).
Prospective applicants should be:
The Cambridge Africa Partnership for Research Excellence (CAPREx project is a partnership program between the University of Cambridge in the UK, University of Ghana Legon and the Makerere University in Uganda