Global Health Fellowship Training Program for Predoctoral and Postdoctoral Students, 2012

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Fogarty funded Predoctoral and Postdoctoral fellowship in Global Health for the US Citizen, non-citizen national or permanent resident, 2012

Study Subject(s):Global Health
Course Level:Predoctoral and Postdoctoral
Scholarship Provider: Fogarty funds
Scholarship can be taken at: USA or at one of the international training sites

Eligibility:
Predoctoral a) Doctoral student in one of the health sciences (Public Health, Medicine, Dental, Nursing, Veterinary, Biomedical Engineering). b) Completed all course work and preliminary examinations c) US Citizen, non-citizen national or permanent resident Postdoctoral a) Completed MD or PhD degree; MD’s, preferably will have completed residency and currently funded by an NIH T32 grantor or K award to include surgeons, dermatologists, internists, pediatricians, neurologists, OB-GYN, pathologists and any subspecialty. b) Strong nomination by their current mentor/advisor. c) US Citizen, non-citizen national or permanent resident d) Two to three member teams applying to jointly conduct a research project will be considered. Each member of the team must be from a different health science for instance public health, medicine, and biomedical engineering

Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes

Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: US citizens and Non US citizens

Scholarship Description: The Fogarty Global Health Fellows Training Program is a new program which provides an 11 month global health training experience. The program provides stipend support, travel, and a small research budget to trainees each year to work at one of our 17 international sites in Sub-Saharan Africa (Accra, Cape Town, Johannesburg, Kampala,Lilongwe, Lusaka, Rakai, Swaziland) , South America (Buenos Aires, Lima, Rio de Janeiro,), India (Pune), Bangladesh, Thailand (Chiang Mai), or China (Bejing, Nanjing, Shanghai). Salaries for students are at the Fulbright level (approx $22,000) and for the post docs at the NRSA level depending on post graduate year (Contact Kathryn Salisbury to obtain a stipend estimate). If the applicant has an existing K award or other private source of funding, then Fogarty funds can be used to pay for travel and supplement research funding.

How to Apply: Electronically

Scholarship Application Deadline: December 1, 2012

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