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Eligibility:

To apply for the program you must meet the following requirements:

US Opportunities

SAMPLE OF SHORT-TERM US TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES

  • Have a mentor at a US institution within our consortium (Universities of Hawai’i, Michigan, Minnesota, Washington, and Indiana University) who is familiar with your work and who is aware of your Fogarty application.
  • Have a mentor at one of our approved international partner sites who is aware of your Fogarty application.
  • Available to dedicate 40 hours per week to research for 12-months at the international fellowship site. Outside clinical duties are now allowed during this period.
  • Available to begin the fellowship in July 2022.
  • Available to spend the 12-months at the fellowship site with limited travel away from the site.
    • LMIC trainees will need to be available to spend 2- to 3-months of their fellowship at one of the US consortium universities to participate in additional training and fellowship activities. Please select the table to the right to learn more about short-term US training oppotunities.
  • Applicants can only have one application reviewed by a Fogarty Global Health Program for Fellows and Scholars consortium at a time. For a list of other consortia, please visit: https://www.fic.nih.gov/Programs/Pages/scholars-fellows-global-health.aspx

US Citizens/Permanent Residents

You are eligible to apply as a postdoctoral trainee if you…

  • have completed a doctoral/terminal degree or equivalent in the last 5 years (PhD, MD, DDS, DVM, etc.).
  • completed a doctoral/terminal degree and are currently in or have recently completed a post-doctoral fellowship (T32 fellowship, medical residency, etc.) or advanced degree (MPH, MSc, etc.) within the last 5 years.
  • will have completed a doctoral/terminal degree or equivalent by July 2022.

You are eligible to apply as a predoctoral trainee if you…

  • are currently enrolled in a doctoral/terminal degree program and have completed at least one year of studies.

You are NOT ELIGIBLE to apply if you…

  • have not completed a doctoral/terminal degree and are not currently enrolled in one
  • have completed a master’s level degree, but not a doctoral/terminal degree.

LMIC Citizens/Permanent Residents

You are eligible to apply as a postdoctoral trainee if you…

  • have completed a doctoral/terminal degree or equivalent in the last 5 years (PhD, MD, MBChB, MMed, etc.)
  • completed a doctoral/terminal degree and are currently in or have recently completed a post-doctoral fellowship or an advanced degree (MPH, MSc, etc.) within the last 5 years.
  • will have completed a doctoral/terminal degree or equivalent by July 2022.

You are NOT ELIGIBLE to apply if you…

  • have not completed a doctoral/terminal degree within the last 5 years.
  • are currently enrolled in a doctoral/terminal degree program, but will not complete your degree by July 2022.
  • have completed a master’s level degree, but not a doctoral/terminal degree.

Please note:

    • We accept applications from individuals from any US institution. However, we can only accept applications from LMIC individuals affiliated with our approved sites.
    • Applicants can only apply to one Fogarty Global Health Program for Fellows and Scholars Consortium at a time. For a list of other consortia, please visit: https://www.fic.nih.gov/Programs/Pages/scholars-fellows-global-health.aspx

Application Process:

      1. Choose a research site. Review our approved site list (below) and country pages for more information.
      2. Choose a research area. Review our research priorities or propose your own area of research based on your interests/training.
      3. Choose your mentors. You can utilize our mentor database or propose mentors you have already worked with. For assistance identifying mentors: contact program staff at ghfmgr@uw.edu.
      4. Write your application!
        1. You can build upon previous trainee projects or build your own project through the assistance of mentors. To learn about previous trainee projects, please review the trainee section of our website.
        2. You will need to submit a tentative budget for your study. Please note that funding for research studies is limited to $7,500 for US pre-docs and $10,000 for US and LMIC post-docs.
      5. Have 2 letters of recommendation emailed to ghfmgr@uw.edu by November 1. A 3rd letter of recommendation is optional
        1. One letter should be from an in-country mentor from one of our approval international research sites and one from a collaborator within our consortium (Universities of Hawai’i, Michigan, Minnesota, Washington, and Indiana University).

We will review all applications between November-December, conduct interviews in late 2021 and notify the status of applications by March. Fellowships begin July 1.

If you would like to discuss your ideas and background with someone prior to applying, please email program staff at ghfmgr@uw.edu for assistance!

Completing an Application

Applications can only be submitted online. We have PDF’s available to help you see what information will be requested: Online Application Form and Application Essays

A complete application includes the online application form and the submission of letters of recommendation, 2 are required and a 3rd letter is optional.

The online application form will require you to submit: unofficial transcripts (predoctoral applicants only), research proposal, tentative budget for your study, personal statements, list of mentors, and personal background information.

For the research proposal, you are welcome to design your own research study through the guidance of your mentors or to integrate into a study currently being conducted.

Letters of recommendation should be uploaded to your application or emailed to ghfmgr@uw.edu by November 1st.

Current approved international sites

Your research would need to be conducted at one of these fellowship sites:

  • Cameroon
      • University of Yaounde
  • Ghana
      • Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital
      • Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology
      • Navrongo Health Research Centre
      • University of Ghana
      • Korle Bu Teaching Hospital
      • Dodowa Health Research Center
  • India
      • Jawaharlal Nehru University
      • Manipal Academy of Higher Education
  • Kenya
      • University of Nairobi
      • Kenyatta National Hospital
      • Kenya Medical Research Institute
      • Moi University
  • Liberia
      • University of Liberia
  • Nepal
      • Kathmandu University – Dhulikhel Hospital
      • Nepal Cleft and Burn Center – Kirtipur Hospital
  • Peru
      • IMPACTA
      • Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Neurologicas
      • Hospital Nacional Dos de Mayo (HNDM)
      • Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia
      • Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos
      • NAMRU-6 (Peru)
  • Thailand
      • Mahidol University
      • The Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre
      • Chulalongkorn University
      • Chiang Mai University
  • Uganda
      • Global Health Uganda
      • Uganda Cancer Institute
      • Makerere University
      • Mbarara University
      • Mulago Hospital

Research Priorities:

We accept applications for research from a variety of disciplines, but have special interest in projects related to:

      • HIV/AIDS
      • Cancer
      • Neurology/Nervous System Disorders
      • Cardiovascular & Blood Disease Disorders
      • Digestive and Kidney Diseases
      • Diabetes
      • Maternal & Child Health
      • Mental Health
      • Environmental Health
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