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

Deadline: 31 August 2017

Wellcome Trust is currently accepting applications for its Master’s Fellowships in Public Health & Tropical Medicine Program with an aim to support research that will improve public health and tropical medicine at a local, national and global level.

This scheme provides junior researchers with the opportunity to gain research experience and training at Master’s degree level.


  • A Master’s Fellowship in Public Health and Tropical Medicine is normally for 30 months and can be held on a part-time basis.
  • The first 12 months should be dedicated to doing a taught Master’s course at a recognised centre of excellence anywhere in the world.
  • The following 18 months is normally for your research project at an eligible organisation in a low- or middle-income country.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants should be:
    • A national of a low- and middle-income country
    • Hold a clinical or non-clinical undergraduate degree in a subject relevant to public health or tropical medicine.
  • Applicants must also:
    • be at an early stage in your career with limited research experience (but you must have a demonstrated interest in, or aptitude for, research)
    • have sponsorship from an eligible host organisation in a low- or middle-income country
    • have a research proposal that is within our public health and tropical medicine remit.

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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