CIPHER Grant Programme 2018/2019

Instructions for the Submission of the Letter of Intent

Letters of Intent must be submitted no later than 26 October 2018, 18:00 CET.

  1. Please read the Call for Letters of Intent and FAQs carefully. Only applications that fully adhere to the requirements set out in the Call for Letters of Intent will be considered to be eligible.
  2. You must complete the following electronic Letter of Intent form. As you complete it, you will be able to save your modifications and go back to the updated version of your form later in time. When you are finished, save the form and press the Submit button on the last page.
  3. The Letter of Intent can only be submitted electronically, in the format provided. Applications not submitted through the online system will not be accepted.
  4. Only applications in English will be accepted.
  5. Please have a scan copy of your terminal research degree ready to upload, as well as the letter of support from your institution and the letter of commitment from your mentor.

Eligible Letters of Intent will be reviewed by the CIPHER Scientific Committee. Applications will be prioritized on their ability to demonstrate maximum impact on the optimization of paediatric HIV diagnosis, prevention, treatment and care in resource-limited settings, as well as on collective capacity building in the grantee’s home country and/or research performance sites.

Short-listed candidates will be notified in mid-December 2018 and will be invited to submit a Full Proposal. Candidates will have approximately seven weeks to prepare and submit the Full Proposal. Details and instructions for the preparation of the Full Proposal will be provided upon notification.