The GloCal Health Fellowship provides aspiring global health researchers with outstanding interdisciplinary education and training in innovative research designed to improve health for populations around the world.
The GloCal Health Fellowship supports a 12-month, mentored research fellowship for investigators interested in studying diseases and conditions in developing countries. The fellowship is designed for: US doctoral students (PhD, DrPH, etc.), professional students (MD, DDS, DVM, PharmD, etc.) and postdoctoral fellows, as well as foreign postdoctoral fellows from affiliated international sites in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Ideal candidates will propose research in areas such as, but not limited to:
- Social and behavioral science
- Public health
- Veterinary and basic sciences
Application Deadline: 1st November 2022
Eligible Countries: One of the 17 GloCal developing countries & USA
To be Taken at (Country): USA
Number of Awards: Not specified
Value of Award: GloCal Health Fellowships, which begin annually in July, provide:
- 12 consecutive months of stipend support
- Research funding ($15,000)
- Travel costs to and from the international field site
- Support for online courses
- A week-long orientation on the National Institutes of Health campus in Washington, D.C.
Duration of Award: 12 months
Eligibility: Eligible fellows must;
- Be citizens of the United States or its territories or possessions, or persons lawfully admitted to the United States for permanent residence,
- OR if they are international postdocs, must be citizens from one of the 17 low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) in the GloCal Health Fellowship Program. International Postdoc fellows from LMICs must carry out their fellowships in their home countries.
- Have demonstrated interest in, and statement of commitment to, a career in global health research.
- Have support from two committed faculty mentors when they apply. More on mentors below.
How to Apply: To apply, please complete the online application and provide the required supporting documents by the deadline. You can save your work on the application at any time by scrolling to the bottom and clicking on the “Save and Return Later” button. After saving, you will be given a code to return to the application.
Please anticipate the application deadline to avoid a last-minute submission, as no exceptions will be made for applications received after the deadline. If you have any questions related to the online application process, please contact Kimberly Bale.