Wellcome Trust offers Senior Fellowships in Public Health and Tropical Medicine for Low and Middle Income Countries, UK 2012-13
Study Subject(s):Public Health and Tropical Medicine
Scholarship Provider: Wellcome Trust
Scholarship can be taken at: UK
Applications are only accepted in the Public Health and Tropical Medicine remit.
This covers research on infectious and non-communicable diseases within the fields of public health and tropical medicine that is aimed at understanding and controlling diseases (either human or animal) of relevance to local, national or global health.
-You must be a national or legal resident of a low- and middle-income country, and be either a:
-graduate in a subject relevant to public health or tropical medicine (for example; biomedical or social science, veterinary medicine, physics, chemistry or mathematics) with a PhD and at least five years’ postdoctoral experience, or medical graduate with a higher qualification equivalent to membership of the UK Royal College of Physicians (i.e. qualified to enter higher specialist training), or be recognised as a specialist within a relevant research area, and have at least five years’ research experience.
Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Low and middle income countries
Scholarship Description: This scheme supports outstanding researchers from low- and middle-income countries to establish themselves as leading investigators at an academic institution in a low- and middle-income country location. This fellowship is the most senior of a series of career awards aimed at building 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. Research projects should be aimed at understanding and controlling diseases (either human or animal) of relevance to local, national or global health.
How to Apply: Electronically
Scholarship Application Deadline: Preliminary application deadline: 24 September 2012, Main application deadline: 26 November 2012
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