Eligibility

This fellowship is open to:

  1. U.S.-based junior faculty with a current NIH K award or other career development/independence award;
  2. U.S.-based post-doctoral fellows (PhD, MD, or DVM). Post-doctoral applicants do not necessarily need to be affiliated with one of the four GHES institutions prior to applying; post-docs who are offered a new position by at least one program-affiliated faculty mentor (at UC Berkeley, FIU, Stanford or Yale) are welcome to apply and are eligible to receive the fellowship in the first year to go abroad; all PhD candidates must graduate by July 1, 2015 to be eligible as postdoctoral fellow;
  3. U.S.-based advanced doctoral students enrolled in health-related doctoral programs, supported by a mentor (PI) at one of the four consortium institutions, who have passed their qualifying examination, whose dissertation project can be conducted at one of the program’s field sites abroad;
  4. U.S.-based senior professional students (MD, DDS, DVM, PharmD, etc.) who have completed 3 years of professional school, who have a mentor (PI) at one of the 4 consortium institutions;
  5. Foreign scholars from participating international sites: investigators within 5 years of their terminal degree (PhD, MD, etc.) and postdocs are eligible to apply. Please note that when supported by the GHES fellowship, the fellow cannot be receiving salary from his home institution.

• A US-based applicant must be a citizen of the United States or its territories or possessions, or persons lawfully admitted to the United States for permanent residence. Resident aliens must include their green card number in their application.
• Foreign scholars must be citizens of any nation exclusive of high-income countries as defined by the World Bank (link to eligible countries)
• All applicants must have demonstrated interest in, and statement of commitment to, a career in global health research.
• All applicants must have the support of a participating U.S. campus and/or an affiliated international site.
• For US-based post-doctoral applicants, preference is given to those who have received support from their institution’s NIH T32 or other research training grants, or from their institution’s research-oriented global health residency and fellowship training programs.