Wellcome Trust: Public health and tropical medicine fellowships

These fellowships are 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-middle-income countries. Support is provided for researchers in low- and middle-income countries in public health and tropical medicine at all stages of their careers;

  • Intermediate Fellowships: This scheme enables high-calibre, mid-career researchers from low- and middle-income countries to establish independent research programme. Eligible candidates must be a national or legal resident of a low- and middle-income country and should be either: a graduate in a subject relevant to public health or tropical medicine with a PhD and three to six years’ postdoctoral experience, or a medical graduate with a higher qualification equivalent to membership of the UK Royal Colleges of Physicians (i.e. qualified to enter higher specialist training) or recognized as a specialist within a relevant research area, with three to six years’ research experience.
  • Training Fellowships in Public Health and Tropical Medicine Provide support for researchers from low- and middle-income countries who are at an early stage in their research careers, to gain research

Preliminary application deadlines: April 29, 2015

For more information visit www.wellcome.ac.uk/Funding/Biomedical-science/Funding-schemes/Fellowships/Public-health-and-tropical-medicine/index.htm

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