Title of Programme: VECD Fogarty Global Health Fellowship Program in Clinical Research, 2014/15
Host/Provider: The Fogarty International Center (FIC) and several collaborating institutes and centers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Fields of Study: Fellowships are awarded for clinical investigators studying diseases and conditions.
Level (Degree): The Global Health Fellowship Program is one-year clinical research training program for pre- and postdoctoral candidates at one of affiliated international training sites.
Target Applicants: US citizens or citizens of low-or middle-income countries as defined by the World Bank are eligible for these fellowships (The VECD fellowship requires the support of a VECD institution. Applicants must be from one of VECD’s institutions and/or has a history of collaboration/mentorship of a faculty member that is part of the VECD consortium).
Eligibility/Requirements: This fellowship is open to:
a. Postdoctoral trainees within three years of their last major training (i.e., degree program, residency, fellowship)
b. Advanced doctoral students currently enrolled in health-related doctoral programs. Persons in health-related disciplines (human or animal) such as medicine, nursing, public health, dentistry, osteopathic medicine, veterinary medicine, nutrition science, pharmacy, optometry, and others are invited to apply. Ph.D. students should have completed their Master’s-level coursework, and professional doctoral degree candidates should have completed their basic science courses and one year of clinical training. All applicants must:
-Be citizens of the United States or its territories or possessions, or persons lawfully admitted to the United States for permanent residence OR citizens of low- or middle-income countries as defined by the World Bank
-Have demonstrated interest in, and a statement of commitment to, a career in global health research.
-Have the support of a VECD institution, including committed mentors in both the US and the LMIC site. Potential applicants that are not originating from a VECD institution should see our Frequently Asked Questions for more information.
-Preference is given to US-based postdoctoral applicants who have received support from their institution’s NIH T32 research training grants, or from VECD research-oriented global health residency and fellowship training programs.
-Applicants from Meharry Medical College, Ponce School of Medicine and Health Sciences, and U. Puerto Rico are encouraged. Potential applicants from these institutions should communicate with a VECD institution to identify mentors.
How to Apply: Applications must be completed and submitted online.
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Official page: www.fogartyfellows.org
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