Applications are currently being accepted!

To apply, please click on the “apply now” button above.

Applications are due November 2, 2015.


The NIH Fogarty-funded Northern Pacific Global Health Research Fellows Training Consortium offers mentored clinical research training experiences in one of seven collaborating low- and middle income countries to post-doctoral trainees and doctoral students in the health professions who are U.S. citizens or citizens of our collaborating countries.

  • You must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States or one of our seven collaborating countries. 
  • You must have completed an advanced degree or training program* (Medical Residency; fellowship) within the last three years

Note: You do not need to be a student or trainee of a consortium institution in order to be eligible for the fellowship. We accept applications from individuals with affiliations within the US, Kenya, Ghana, Uganda, Cameroon, China, Thailand, and Peru. Citizens of Canada, the UK, and other high-income countries are not eligible for this program.

*A Master’s of Public Health does not qualify you for this program.


Submitting an Application:

Please visit the pages for our training sites (listed in the sidebar on the right), review some of the previously completed training projects, and contact alumni and mentors to help you formulate a research plan and build a strong application.

A complete application includes:

1) Our online application form with:

  • career goals (500 words max)
  • what you expect to gain from our program (500 words max)
  • your ideal mentorship environment (500 words max)
  • your potential mentorship team (500 words max)
  • previous experience in resource-poor settings (500 words max)
  • research plan (1500 words max)
  • NIH bio-sketch

2) A minimum of 2 letters of support but maximum of 3 letters will be accepted. Letters should be emailed to: Only letters received by November 2 will be considered.


Application Timeline

Applications will be reviewed November through December of 2015. Selected applicants will receive an offer to interview in January 2016. Fellowship offers will be made February 2016. We anticipate funding 12-15 trainees in 2016.



Please review this page for a list of common questions regarding the program and application process. For any additional questions, please email Nicole Hobbs:

This application is only for the Northern Pacific Global Health Consortium. Depending on your research interests, you may want to explore the other consortia that work in different countries:


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