Research. Mentorship. Partnership.

A fellowship program supporting new global health researchers.

 
 

Welcome to the GHES Fellowship Program


THE APPLICATION CYCLE FOR 2019-2020 IS NOW CLOSED. APPLICANTS WILL BE NOTIFIED IN MARCH 2019.

Applications for the next round of fellowships for the 2020-2021 cycle will open in August 15, 2019.


The Global Health Equity Scholars (GHES) fellowship is 12-month 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 UniversityStanford University and Yale University, in collaboration with  37 partner institutions in low-and-middle-income countries (LMIC).  

  UC Berkeley GHES at the International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Zahirul Islam PhD (2015-2016), Mohammad Aminul Islam PhD MSc (GHES alumnus 2012-2013 and now a GHES mentor),  Muhammad Asaduzzaman MBBS, MPH, MPhil (2017-2018).

UC Berkeley GHES at the International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Zahirul Islam PhD (2015-2016), Mohammad Aminul Islam PhD MSc (GHES alumnus 2012-2013 and now a GHES mentor),  Muhammad Asaduzzaman MBBS, MPH, MPhil (2017-2018).

Our Impact

Over the past six years our program has trained 76 fellows (47 US and 29 LMIC).  About 40% of the fellowships have been carried out in Africa, 32% in Asia, 24% in Latin America, and 4% in Eastern Europe. Of the US fellowships, 17% have been among underrepresented minorities in the sciences and 11% with predoctoral students.  

 

90

GHES alumni and fellows

In fall 2018, there will be 76 alumni and 14 new fellows in the GHES.  Our alumni  partner and collaborate with US and LMIC researchers and mentor incoming fellows.

 

150+

peer-reviewed publications

Our alumni publish an average of 2 peer-reviewed publications after completion of their GHES fellowship.  A PubMed listing is available HERE.

 
 

75%

alumni CAREERS MAINLY IN research

All of  our GHES alumni continue working in global health research. While 75% focus primarily on research, 10% focus on teaching and 15% in clinical work.