Advocacy-for-Cure Academy Fellowships for Talented HIV Advocates 2018

- March 05, 2018
Advocacy-for-Cure Academy Fellowships for Talented HIV Advocates 2018


    The Advocacy-for-Cure Academy will award fellowships to 20-25 talented advocates who are working in the HIV field in resource-limited settings and who are interested in HIV cure-related advocacy. They will enrol in a three-day training and development course on HIV cure advocacy.

    Application Deadline:  

    22nd March 2018.

    Eligible Countries:  

    African countries

    To Be Taken At (Country):  

    Uganda

    About the Award:

    The International AIDS Society (IAS) Towards an HIV Cure initiative and AVAC are organizing an Advocacy-for-Cure Academy in Uganda on 28-30 May 2018.

    Fellows will enrol in a three-day training and development course on HIV cure advocacy.

    Through workshops and sessions, networking opportunities with leaders in the field and project work, the interactive course will provide the tools and resources for fellows to:
    1. Develop their research literacy in HIV cure.
    2. Improve and reinforce their advocacy and engagement skills.

    Type:  

    Training, Fellowship (Professional)

    Eligibility: 

    • The academy is specifically for advocates currently working in the HIV field in resource-limited settings and who are interested in strengthening their HIV cure-related advocacy or engagement.
    • The selection committee will take into account the candidates’ experience, their motivation to work in the HIV cure field, and their potential to apply the knowledge gained at the academy in their work.

    Number of Awards:  

    20-25

    Value of Award:  

    Selected fellows will be awarded:
    • Enrolment in the Advocacy-for-Cure Academy
    • Travel to Uganda
    • Accommodation and meals
    • Ground transportation
    • Course materials

    Duration of Program:  

    28-30 May 2018.

    How to Apply:  

    APPLY HERE
    All applicants will be notified of the status of their application by mid-April.

    Visit the Program Webpage for Details

    Award Providers:  

    The International AIDS Society (IAS), AVAC
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