Health Equity Scholars Fellowships for USA and Developing Countries,
International Center offers Global Health Equity Scholars Fellowships
Upper-Level PhD Students and Professional Students for Pursuing
Research in diseases and conditions in developing countries. Full
fellowships detail is as follows:
institutions and an international site
for International Students
(USA and low
and middle income countries)
will provide support for 11 consecutive months of stipend, health
insurance, modest research supply costs, travel costs to and from
the international field site, and a five-day orientation on the
campus of the National Institutes of Health.
faculty will receive funding for research supplies and travel
costs.Fellowships are anticipated to begin in July 2013.
purpose of the program is to support a one-year mentored research
fellowship for investigators who are interested in studying diseases
and conditions in developing countries.
program will provide trainees with outstanding, interdisciplinary
education and training in innovative global health research designed
to promote health equity for populations around the world.
will be matched with top-tier global health research faculty from
one of the four participating U.S. institutions and an international
site, thus enabling them to engage in rich and enduring, mentored
research experiences that will foster scientific and career
development in global health research.
main objective of the scholarship (program) is to generate a new and
young cadre of global health researchers,educators, and
professionals who will be prepared to address the new challenges in
junior faculty with a current NIH K award or other career
post-doctoral fellows (PhD, MD, or DVM).
applicants do not necessarily need to be affiliated with one of the
four GHES institutions prior to applying;
who are offered a new position by at least one program-affiliated
faculty mentor (at UC Berkeley, FIU, Stanford or Yale) are welcome
to apply and are eligible to receive the fellowship in the first
year to go abroad.
fellow’s mentor or institution must also guarantee support of at
least one year after the fellow returns from abroad;
advanced doctoral students enrolled in health-related doctoral
programs, supported by a mentor (PI) at one of the four consortium
institutions, who have passed their qualifying examination, whose
dissertation project can be conducted at one of the program’s
field sites abroad;
senior professional students (MD, DDS, DVM, PharmD, etc.) who have
completed 3 years of professional school, who have a mentor (PI) at
one of the 4 consortium institutions;
scholars from participating international sites: investigators
within 5 years of their terminal degree (PhD, MD, etc.) and postdocs
are eligible to apply. Please note that when supported by the GHES
fellowship, the fellow cannot be receiving salary from his home
US-based applicant must be a citizen of the United States or its
territories or possessions, or
persons lawfully admitted to the
United States for permanent residence. Resident aliens must
their green card number in their application.
scholars must be citizens of any nation exclusive of high-income
countries as defined by the World Bank
All applicants must
have demonstrated interest in, and statement of commitment to, a
career in global
applicants must have the support of a participating U.S. campus
and/or an affiliated international
US-based post-doctoral applicants, preference is given to those who
have received support from
their institution’s NIH T32 or other
research training grants, or from their institution’s research
oriented global health residency and fellowship training
background (education, research, publications, foreign work
experience, language); career statement (evidence of commitment to
global health research)
plan; mentor commitment for support before and after returning from
foreign site; mentor background (research training experience,
publications, current funding availability)
decisions will be made at the end of March 2013.
Application form will be Submitted.
more Information about the scholarship
Informal enquiries, please contact, Email:
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