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Doctorate application procedure

  1. A completed postgraduate application form. Application forms are available from the College of Medicine registry office and can also be downloaded through the link below.
  2. Sealed academic transcripts
  3. Authenticated copies of academic certificates
  4. Authenticated copies of professional registration certificates where applicable
  5. Letter of release from employers (if employed)
  6. Proof of funding (e.g. sponsorship agreement letter). Where applicants intend to sponsor themselves, copies of appropriate financial records must be submitted e.g. bank reference. Note that we have funding sponsorship for successful applicants in the surgical and O and G specialty disciplines
  7. Reference letters (one academic and one professional)
  8. All PhD applicants should submit a research concept which includes the following sections; Introduction, Objectives and Methodology.
  9. A non-refundable application fee of MK8000.00 for Malawians and $300.00 for non-Malawians.
  10. M-HIRST scholarship applicants should include the following;
    1. Updated copy of the curriculum vitae
    2. Personal statement demonstrating their interest in HIV Implementation Science and career objectives
    3. Additional reference from proposed research supervisor
    4. Two-page research proposal, which includes the following sections; Introduction, Objectives and Methodology.