Eligibility

There are three types of fellowship:

  1. US postdoc fellowship
  2. LMIC postdoc fellowship
  3. US doctoral student fellowship

US Postdoc Fellowship Eligibility

  • US citizen or resident (a green card number must be provided in the application).
  • Complete doctoral degree by June 1, 2018 or have received the doctoral degree within the past five years.
  • US applicants from any US institution who secure the endorsement of GHES mentors in the application (GHES mentors are at UC Berkeley, FIU, Stanford or Yale or any of the 31 GHES affiliated LMIC  institutions).
    • US Applicants who are not affiliated with UC Berkeley, FIU, Stanford nor Yale must receive approval to apply from the GHES program manager. The applicant must provide an NIH biosketch and the names of the potential GHES mentors already contacted.
  • Doctoral degrees considered include MD, DVM, PhD, DrPH, and PharmD among others

LMIC Postdoc Fellowship Eligibility

  • Citizen of a Low-Middle-Income-Country as defined by the World Bank.
  • Complete the doctoral degree by June 1, 2018 or have received the doctoral degree within the past five years.
  • Applicant must be affiliated with one of the 31 GHES partner LMIC institutions and must secure the endorsement of GHES mentors in the application (GHES mentors are from UC Berkeley, FIU, Stanford or Yale or any of the 31 GHES affiliated LMIC  institutions).
  • Doctoral degrees considered include MBBS, MMed, PhD among others.

US Doctoral Student Fellowship Eligibility

  • US citizen or resident
  • Must be a student at UC Berkeley, FIU, Yale or Stanford or secure an affiliation with these institutions for the fellowship (e.g. a visiting student scholar).
  • Advanced candidacy doctoral students or professional students (MD, DDS, DVM, PharmD, etc.) who have completed 3 years of professional schooling

If you have any questions about eligibility, please contact the GHES program manager or  coordinators:
Maria Teresa Hernandez, UC Berkeley, E-mail: maria.hernandez@berkeley.edu
Liliana Nassar Gorra, Florida International University, E-mail: lnassarg@fiu.edu
Rachel Leslie, Stanford University,  E-mail: rleslie@stanford.edu
Kelly Phouyaphone, Yale University, E-mail: kelly.phouyaphone@yale.edu