Wellcome is welcoming applications for its International Training Fellowships.
Wellcome International Training Fellowships is an award program that offers financial support to citizens of low and middle-income countries to enable them undertake postgraduate training or postdoctoral research programs in public health in low and middle-income countries – excluding China and India.
Deadline: 7 April/29 June 2021 (Annual)
Course starts: Varies per institution
Number of Awards: Not specified
Degree type: Masters/PhD/Postdoctoral Degree
Field of study: Any Masters, PhD, and post-doctoral research program in public health
Host institution(s): Eligible not-for-profit research organisations in a low- or middle-income country (other than India and China)
Country of Study: Any Country
Target demographic: Nationals of low- and middle-income countries, as defined by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, OECD
The Fellowship worth is usually £150,000 to £300,000 for research expenses, tuition fees, and salary.
NOTE: The award lasts for a period of three years.
To be eligible to apply for this award, applicants must;
° have a PhD and be an early-career researcher or
° be a clinically qualified doctor (and be qualified to enter higher specialist training), vet, dentist or clinical psychologist, and have some initial research experience or
° have a degree in a relevant subject and some initial research experience
° Be a national of a low- or middle-income country
° have sponsorship from an eligible host organisation in a low- or middle-income country apart from mainland China
° your proposed research must focus on a health priority in a low- or middle-income country
More on Eligibility
Students who wish to apply are advised to first discuss their application with their sponsor and research supervisor. This is advisable because applicants need a person who will guide them regard to the importance and intellectual quality of the project.
In your best interest, you are advised to also visit the Fellowship official website – link below – to access more details on how to apply. https://wellcome.ac.uk/funding/schemes/international-training-fellowships