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Apply for Department of Paediatrics & Child Health Research Funding

We are pleased to announce that the Department of Paediatrics and Child Health Research Committee will continue to offer Department of Paediatrics and Child Health research awards for 2020  

This year the second (final) of the two annual deadlines for departmental research award applications has been extended until Wednesday, 30 September 2020.

You are invited to apply for a Department of Paediatrics and Child Health research award to the maximum of R 20 000 for a new or existing research project. This award will be granted on the basis that ethics approval has been received and that a yearly progress report and detailed budget will be submitted to the Department of Paediatrics and Child Health Research Committee.

If you wish to apply for a Department of Paediatrics and Child Health research award, please send:

1. 1-page synopsis and motivation
2. detailed research proposal
3. copy of DRC or ethics approval
4. budget and budget justification including the details of additional funding indicating what has been requested or obtained
5. A written commitment from the applicant that, if successful, the applicant will present their research at the Department of Paediatrics and Child Health (UCT) Research Days within 4 years of receiving the award to Geanine Hopley (geanine.hopley@uct.ac.za) for consideration by the Department of Paediatrics and Child Health Research Committee.

Also attached are the Department of Paediatrics and Child Health research award guidelines for your perusal. (Please note only electronic submissions will currently be accepted.)

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