This fellowship is open to:
U.S.-based post-doctoral fellows (PhD, MD, or DVM).
1) Post-docs with an existing appointment at UC Berkeley, FIU, Stanford or Yale
2) Postdocs who are offered a new position by at least one program-affiliated faculty mentor (at UC Berkeley, FIU, Stanford or Yale)
3) This year, we welcome applications from U.S. post-doctoral researchers from any U.S. academic institution. These applicants may apply after submitting a biosketch and potential project idea to the GHES program manager to confirm eligibility. (Any outside candidate applying without approval will not be considered.) Please read here to see the information you must provide when contacting the program manager
Please note: All PhD candidates must complete the degree by May 31, 2017 to be eligible as a postdoctoral fellow.
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;
U.S.-based senior professional students (MD, DDS, DVM, PharmD, etc.) who have completed 3 years of professional schooling, who are affiliated at one of the 4 consortium institutions;
International scholars from the list of 31 GHES affiliated LMIC (low and middle income countries) institutions. Please note that individuals who are not able to secure an affiliation with a GHES LMIC institutions for the fellowship are not eligible to apply. LMIC investigators must be 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 additional salary from her/his home institution.
• A U.S.-based applicant must be a citizen of the United States or its territories or possessions, or persons who have a United States permanent residence. Resident aliens must include their green card number in their application.
• International scholars must be citizens of an LMIC that is not part of the G20.
• All applicants must have demonstrated interest in, and statement of commitment to, a career in global health research.
• For the application, all candidates must secure the support of one of the GHES U.S. institutions and one of the 31 affiliated LMIC institutions.
• For U.S.-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.
• Please note that in the 2017-2018 cycle we are not considering U.S. junior faculty awards. However, someone with a junior faculty appointment, within five years of the terminal degree, can apply as a postdoctoral fellow, provided all other eligibility criteria are met.