Wellcome Trust Call for Applications: Master’s Fellowships in Public Health & Tropical Medicine

Deadline: 30 August 2016

Wellcome Trust is currently accepting applications for its Master’s Fellowships in Public Health & Tropical Medicine Program, with an aim to build 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.

Fellowship Topics

  • Demographic, social science and health economic studies
  • Epidemiological, field and community-based studies
  • Healthcare systems and policy research
  • Measurement of infectious and chronic disease burden
  • Population studies
  • Clinical trials and case-control studies
  • Studies of disease mechanisms in the natural host
  • Determinants of disease susceptibility and resistance
  • Immunity or resistance in natural hosts or vectors.


  • While undertaking a Master’s course, Fellows will receive stipends that are costed based on the Trust’s Masters students scales, determined by the location of the course (Inside London – £17 000 per year;
  • UK Outside London – £15 000 per year;

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants should be:

  • A national of a low- and middle-income country, and hold a first degree in subject relevant to tropical medicine or public health (clinical or non-clinical).
  • At an early stage in their career, with limited research experience, but have a demonstrated interest in or aptitude for research.

How to Apply

Interested applicants must apply through online process via given website.

Eligible Countries:
Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, American Samoa, Angola, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde (Capo Verde), Central African Republic, Chad, China, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Dem. Rep., Congo, Rep., Costa Rica, Côte d’Ivoire, Cuba, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Arab Rep., El Salvador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, Gambia, The Georgia, Ghana, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Islamic Rep., Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Korea, Dem Rep., Kosovo, Kyrgyz Republic, Lao PDR, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Macedonia, FYR, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Fed. Sts., Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Romania, Rwanda, Samoa, São Tomé and Principe, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Syrian Arab Republic, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tonga, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, RB, Vietnam, West Bank and Gaza Yemen, Rep. Zambia, Zimbabwe.

For more information, please visit Call for Applications.

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