Deadline: 30 August 2016
Wellcome Trust is currently seeking applications for its Master’s Fellowships in Public Health and Tropical Medicine 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.
Wellcome Foundation is a global charitable foundation, both politically and financially independent. It support scientists and researchers, take on big problems, fuel imaginations, and spark debate. It exists to improve health for everyone by helping great ideas to thrive.
- 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 research project at an eligible organisation in a low- or middle-income country. The support includes:
- a basic salary (determined by host organisation)
- personal removal expenses
- research expenses, directly related to proposal
- Applicants can apply for Master’s Fellowship in Public Health and Tropical Medicine if they:
- are a national of a low- or middle-income country
- hold a clinical or non-clinical undergraduate degree in a subject relevant to public health or tropical medicine.
- Applicant must also have:
- be at an early stage in applicants 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 can apply via given website.
Afghanistan, Gambia, Niger, Benin, Guinea, Rwanda, Burkina Faso, Guinea-Bissau, Sierra Leone, Burundi, Haiti, Somalia, Cambodia, Korea, South Sudan, Central African Republic, Liberia, Tanzania, Chad, Madagascar, Togo, Comoros, Malawi, Uganda, Congo, Mali, Zimbabwe, Eritrea, Mozambique, Ethiopia, Nepal, Armenia, Indonesia, Samoa, Bangladesh, Kenya, São Tomé and Principe, Bhutan, Kiribati, Senegal, Bolivia, Kosovo, Solomon Islands, Cape Verde, Kyrgyz Republic, Sri Lanka, Cameroon, Lao PDR, Sudan, Congo, Rep., Lesotho, Swaziland, Côte d’Ivoire, Mauritania, Syrian, Djibouti, Micronesia, Tajikistan, Egypt, Moldova, Timor-Leste, El Salvador, Morocco, Ukraine, Georgia, Myanmar, Uzbekistan, Ghana, Nicaragua, Vanuatu, Guatemala, Nigeria, Vietnam, Guyana, Pakistan, West Bank and Gaza, Honduras, Papua New Guinea, Yemen, India, Philippines, Zambia, Albania, Fiji, Namibia, Algeria, Gabon, Palau, American Samoa, Grenada, Panama, Angola, Iran, Paraguay, Azerbaijan, Iraq, Peru, Belarus, Jamaica, Romania, Belize, Jordan, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kazakhstan, South Africa, Botswana, Lebanon, St. Lucia, Brazil, Libya, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Suriname, China, Malaysia, Thailand, Colombia, Maldives, Tonga, Costa Rica, Marshall Islands, Tunisia, Cuba, Mauritius, Turkey, Dominica, Mexico, Turkmenistan, Dominican Republic , Mongolia, Tuvalu, Ecuador, Montenegro.
For more information, please visit Master’s Fellowships in Public Health.