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 are eligible
    2) Postdocs who are offered a new position by at least one program-affiliated faculty mentor (at UC Berkeley, FIU, Stanford or Yale) are eligible
    3) This year, we welcome applications from U.S. post-docs with an appointment at institutions outside of the consortium. These applicants may apply after getting approval from the program manager Maria Teresa Hernandez. (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.
    All PhD candidates must graduate by July 1, 2016 to be eligible as 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 affiliated LMIC (low and middle income countries) institutions: 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 her/his home  institution.

• A U.S.-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.

• International scholars must be citizens of an LMIC, or any nation exclusive of high-income countries, as  defined by the World Bank.

• 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 LMIC institution.

• 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 2016-2017 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..