Research Fellowship in Public Health and Tropical Medicine for Low and Middle Income Country Applicants to study in UK 2012
Study Subject(s):Public Health and Tropical Medicine
Course Level:Research Fellowship
Scholarship Provider: Wellcome Trust
Scholarship can be taken at: The requirement is that the fellowship be based at an eligible host organisation in a low- or middle-income country. Periods of training can be undertaken elsewhere (including in the UK), but the primary sponsoring location cannot be in the UK.
You must be a national or legal resident of a low- and middle-income country and should be either:
– a graduate in a subject relevant to public health or tropical medicine (e.g. biomedical or social science, veterinary medicine, physics, chemistry or mathematics) with a PhD and three to six years’ postdoctoral experience, or
-a medical graduate with a higher qualification equivalent to membership of the UK Royal Colleges of Physicians (i.e. qualified to enter higher specialist training) or recognised as a specialist within a relevant research area, with three to six years’ research experience. You must have a relevant high-quality publication record and show potential to become a future scientific leader.
Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Low and Middle Income Country
Scholarship Description: This scheme enables high-calibre, mid-career researchers from low- and middle-income countries to establish an independent research programme. Fellows must be based primarily in a low- and middle-income country. Research projects should be aimed at understanding and controlling diseases (either human or animal) of relevance to local, national or global health. This can include laboratory based molecular analysis of field or clinical samples, but projects focused solely on studies in vitro or using animal models will not normally be considered under this scheme. This fellowship is part of a series of career awards aimed at building sustainable capacity in areas of research that have the potential for increasing health benefits for people and their livestock in low- and middle-income countries.
How to Apply: Email, Post
Scholarship Application Deadline: 5 March 2012, 28 May 2012