SAMRC: HIV/AIDS or TB Masters and PhD Scholarships 2018

Closing date : 31 August 2014
Announcement of scholarship holders will be made by 10 December 2014.

South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) is offering  Masters and PhD Scholarships in HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis Research 2014.

Applications are invited from eligible South African health professionals for scholarships that are funded by the Public Health Enhancement Fund under the National Health Scholars Programme of the National Department of Health.

The Masters and PhD Scholarships will be awarded to health professionals for research to be conducted in the fields of HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis in South Africa or abroad, for a period ranging from one to four years as a tax free scholarship for full-time study in a chosen field, to either commence or complete a Masters or PhD degree.

The level of funding will be equivalent to the after- tax take-home pay of the applicant, based on the salary scales of the relevant post (or equivalent) in the Department of Health.

The scholarship value may be reviewed annually in line with Public Service Regulations depending on availability of funds.

How To Apply

Download the application form (MSWord format)

Submit applications to


  • Division Manager: Grants and Scholarships Administration(GSAD)

  • Dr T Maitin

  • [email protected]

  • 021 938 0891