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Apply! Training Fellowships in Public Health and Tropical Medicine



The Wellcome Trust is currently accepting applications for its Training Fellowships in Public Health and Tropical Medicine, offering research experience and training to early-stage researchers from low and middle-income countries. The scheme aims to support research that will improve public health and tropical medicine at a local, national and global level.

9 May 2018

A Training Fellowship in Public Health and Tropical Medicine is normally for three years, and can be held on a part-time basis. The fellowship can be for up to four years if they want to do Master’s training or a diploma course relevant to the research proposal. The support includes:
-a basic salary (determined by their host organisation)
-personal removal expenses
-research expenses, directly related to their proposal
-course fees – in most cases, applicants must register for their higher degree at a local academic organisation.

To be eligible applicant must be a researcher based in a low- or middle-income country. Applicants must want to undertake a guided period of research so that they can consolidate their existing experience and explore new areas of research.
Applicant must have:
-a PhD and be an early-career researcher
-a degree in a subject relevant to public health or tropical medicine and some initial research experience
-a degree in medicine and be qualified to enter higher specialist training and some initial research experience.

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