Wellcome Trust offers Fellowship in Public Health and Tropical Medicine for Postdoctoral students with from low- and middle-income (developing) countries. This scheme enables researchers from low- and middle-income countries to establish themselves as leading investigators in their scientific field. The scheme aims to support research that will improve public health and tropical medicine at a local, national and global level.
Eligible African Countries: Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Dem. Rep. , Congo, Rep., Côte d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Federation Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey , Uganda, Ukraine, Rep. Zambia, Zimbabwe.
Eligibility: You can apply for a Senior Research Fellowship in Public Health and Tropical Medicine if you’re an established researcher leading your own independent research programme. The programme of work you propose must be innovative and ambitious.
* You must be a national of a low- or middle-income country.
* You should have a PhD or a degree in medicine and be qualified to enter higher specialist clinical training. You must also have significant postdoctoral research experience.
* If you don’t have a PhD or a degree in medicine, we may still consider you if you have a first or a Master’s degree and can show substantial research experience.
Number of Awardees: Not stated
Value of the Program: Salary and research expenses covered
Duration of Scholarship: 5 years (candidate can apply for renewal after this time)
How to Apply: Visit link below.