Announcement of Ph.D. Course | ÔÇÿHow to write a successful grant applicationÔÇÖ

Karolinska Institute (KI) and Makerere University College of Health Sciences (MakCHS) are organizing a one week course on How to write a successful grant application. This is an academic and yet practical course that brings together international and Ugandan Ph.D. students and post doctoral fellows into one classroom to learn how to write a successful grant application.

At course completion, participants are awarded 1,5 credits by KI.
Course dates: 15th-19th October 2012. Place: Kampala Venue: To be announced in due course.
Number of course participants: 20 (10 already admitted by KI and 10 more to be admitted by MakCHS following this advert). Before applying, read details in Annex A and at:

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ph.D. students and Post docs to apply for the 10 positions in the course. Applicants must be Ph.D. students or Post doctoral fellows in Uganda and must be Fluent in English writing and comprehension. Each successful applicant is required to come to the course with a draft grant application that will form the basis of training. Your draft will be developed and submitted by the end of the course.

This international course is offered for free, i.e. participants will not pay any tuition fees. However, each successful applicant shall meet all their expenses such as transport, all meals. accommodation and any others.

Application Procedure. Interested candidates should submit a dully filled and signed form ÔÇÿAppendix BÔÇÖ. Additionally, you must provide proof of Ph.D. studentship by attaching a copy of your admission letter. If you are a post doctoral fellow, attach a copy of your Ph.D. certificate.

Submit the application document to:
Ms. Geraldine Nalwadda
Administrator, Department of Medical Microbiology
Micob-Pathology Building 2nd Floor Room C-31 MakCHS
Tel: +256-414-541 830 (office); Cell phone: +256-701 361 449; Fax: +256-414-533 033
Scanned application documents maybe submitted to:

Closing date: Monday 13th Aug 2012. Successful applicants will be contacted by 20th Aug 2012.

Course leader at KI: Prof. Olle Soder, Department of WomenÔÇÖs and ChildrenÔÇÖs Health; Pediatric Endocrinology Unit, Q2:08, Karolinska Solna, S17176 Stockholm, Sweden.
Course leader at Mak: Dr. Freddie Bwanga, Lecturer, Department of Medical Microbiology Micob-Pathology Building 2nd Floor Room C-22 MakCHS. Phone: 0772 662 876 Email: