Wellcome Trust: Seeking Applications for International Master’s Fellowships

Deadline: 16 April 2019

The Wellcome Trust is seeking applications for its International Master’s Fellowships that offers nationals of low- and middle-income countries the opportunity to receive training at Master’s degree level.

Benefits

  • a stipend
  • travel costs (eg outward and return airfares)
  • approved tuition fees, according to the rate charged by the training organisation.

Funding Information

Funding of up to £120,000.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicant’s can apply for an International Master’s Fellowship if:
    • Applicant’s are a national of a low- or middle-income country
    • Applicants proposed research focuses on a health priority in a low- or middle-income country
    • Applicant’s have sponsorship from an eligible host organisation in a low- or middle-income country.
  • Applicants must:
    • hold a clinical or non-clinical undergraduate degree in a relevant subject
    • be at an early stage in applicants career with limited research experience (but applicant must have demonstrated interest in, or aptitude for, research).

How to Apply

Applicants can apply online via given website.

Eligible Countries: Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cabo Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, China, Colombia, Comoros, Democratic Republic of Congo, Congo, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Côte d’Ivoire, Cuba, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador Equatorial, Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Former Yugoslav, Republic of Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Montserrat, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Niue, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Rwanda, Saint Helena, Samoa, São, Tomé and Principe, Senegal, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Syrian Arab Republic, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tokelau, Tonga, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Viet Nam, Wallis and Futuna, West Bank and Gaza, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe

For more information, please visit Wellcome Trust.

  • Avatar obarode says:

    Does Wellcome Trust fund other master programs or fellowships other than those that are science-based?

    • Avatar Reena says:

      Hi Obarode,

      To get detailed information on eligibility criteria and application requirements, please visit the link provided at the end of the post.

      Good Luck!

  • Avatar Oluwafunmibi says:

    I can’t find the link to apply please.

  • Avatar Tabitha says:

    This is a great opportunity for both my professional and personal development. I must apply and try my fortune.

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