Application round for 2014-2015 is now closed. Application will reopen September 1, 2014.
** Our fellow Jim Cybulski and his mentor Manu Prakash have been working on a paper microscope. Last week, their work was featured on TED, Wired, BBC, MedGadget, Smithsonian, MIT websites and more. It captured the imaginations of gadget wonks, maker fanatics, global health workers, children and teachers around the globe. Visit this page for their story and the full media coverage.**
The Global Health Equity Scholars (GHES) fellowship is a one-year mentored research fellowship sponsored by the Fogarty International Center (FIC) and several collaborating institutes and centers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The GHES program brings together a consortium that includes the University of California, Berkeley, Florida International University, Stanford University, and Yale University; and 20 affiliated international sites across 16 countries.
The main objective of the 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 global health.The program will provide fellows with outstanding, interdisciplinary education and training in innovative global health research to promote health equity for populations around the world.