VECD Fogarty Global Health Fellowship 2014


4 years ago

VECDThe Fogarty Global Health Fellowship Program is now open to give students from developing countries such opportunities in global health research training. This is a one-year program sponsored by Fogarty International Center (FIC) in collaboration with several institutes and centers at the National Institutes of Health. The purpose of the program is to support a one-year mentored research fellowship for clinical investigator studying diseases and conditions in developing countries. The training will be available at the Vanderbilt-Emory-Cornell-Duke Consortium.

Scholarship Provider: The fellowship program is sponsored by Fogarty International Center in collaboration with NIH

Destination Study: The fellowship can be taken in Haiti, Kenya, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Rwanda, Vietnam, Mexico, Brazil, India, and China

Country of Applicants: The eligible applicants for the program are US citizens and citizens of low or middle income countries based on the data issued by the World Bank

Level/Degree: The program is a one-year clinical research training for pre and postdoctoral students

Eligibility:

The fellowship is provided for:

–          Postdoctoral Trainees with 3 years of last major training and advanced doctoral students currently enrolled in health-related doctoral programs

–          PhD students should have completed Master’s level coursework

–          Candidates of professional doctoral degree should have completed the basic science course and one year clinical training

To be eligible the applicants must:

  • Be citizens of the US and counties of low or middle income based on the World Bank
  • Demonstrate big interest in a career in global health research
  • Have support of a VECD institution
  • US based postdoctoral applicants with NIH T32 or VECD research oriented supports are preferred
  • Applicants from Ponce School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Meharry Medical College, and U. Puerto Rico are encouraged to apply

Scholarship Value:

–          11-month stipend support

–          Health Insurance or fringe benefits

–          Modest cost of research training

–          Roundtrip travel costs

–          Five-day workshop/orientation training

Application Deadline:

The applications must be submitted no later than December 1, 2013

How to Apply:

To apply, the applicants will need to apply online. The preview of the application can be accessed here.

Further details of the program can be seen on the official webpage released at www.vecd.org

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