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UICC 2023 Technical Fellowships for Developing Countries

The Technical Fellowships program and its French sub-program dedicated to promoting cancer control in Francophone Africa, Bourses pour l’Afrique Francophone are supported by a group of international cancer societies, organizations, and foundations. This call is specifically for cancer professionals from low and middle-income countries seeking to gain skills and knowledge on cancer control.


UICC Technical Fellowship

Application DeadlineAugust 15, 2023
Funding TypePartially Funded
TypeFellowship
SponsorUnion for International Cancer Control (UICC)
GenderMen and Women
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Benefits of UICC Technical Fellowship

The main objectives of this call for applications are to:

  • Facilitate the international exchange and development of technical knowledge and skills in all areas of cancer control.
  • Build the capacity of the individual and the home organization through the effective application and dissemination of the newly acquired skills in the home organization upon return.
  • Support the development of networks of cancer control professionals for the continued sharing of best practices and knowledge, and the informal provision of ongoing support, guidance, or training.

Benefits

Duration of Technical fellowship – Maximum level of funding possible:

  • Two weeks – $2,200 USD
  • Three weeks – $2,800 USD
  • Four weeks – $3,400 USD
  • Five weeks – $4,000 USD
  • Six weeks – $4,600 USD
  • Seven weeks – $5,200 USD
  • Eight weeks – $5,800 USD

Requirements for UICC Technical Fellowship

  • Eligible candidates are cancer professionals resident in low and middle-income countries working in cancer prevention or early detection such as public health investigators, implementation and translational researchers, pathologists, epidemiologists, tobacco control activists, and cancer registrars in the early stages of their careers who hold at least an MSc or MA.
  • In addition, clinicians and nurses who are established in oncology practice and hold as a minimum an MD degree (for doctors) or RN (for nurses) are eligible to apply.
  • Medical and PhD Students are not eligible.

Application Deadline

August 15, 2023

How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) on uicc.eu-1.smartsimple.eu to apply

Ideally, Technical Fellowship candidates identify and make contact with potential host supervisors themselves. Host institutions do not need to be UICC member organizations, however, in cases where candidates are unable to find a host supervisor, UICC can liaise with UICC members such as HCG Hospitals (India), NCCK (S.Korea) and Icon Group who have expressed an interest in hosting UICC Fellows.

For more details,visit UICC website


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