Wellcome Master’s Fellowships in Public Health and Tropical Medicine

Wellcome
Sector: 
Last date: 
Friday, August 30, 2019
Country: 
American Samoa
Antigua and Barbuda
Bangladesh

Detailed Description

Brief description:

This scheme offers nationals of low- and middle-income countries the opportunity to receive training at Master’s degree level.

Host Institution(s): Wellcome

Level/Field of study:

  • Masters Degree Programme in a subject related to Public Health or Tropical Medicine offered at any University around the world. Distance learning Master’s Programmes are supported.
  • The research project can be undertaken at an eligible organisation and should be within the Trust’s science remit and focus on a health priority in a low- or middle-income country.

Number of Awards: Not specified

Target group: Nationals of a low- or middle-income country

Scholarship inclusions/duration:

The fellowship is worth £120,000 including salary, studentship stipend, fees and research expenses. The fellowship is normally for 30 months (12 months taught Master’s course and 18 months research project).

Eligibility:

You can apply for a Master’s Fellowship in Public Health and Tropical Medicine if you:

  • are a national of a low- or middle-income country
  • your proposed research focuses on a health priority in a low- or middle-income country
  • you have sponsorship from an eligible host organisation in a low- or middle-income country.

You must also:

  • hold a clinical or non-clinical undergraduate degree in a relevant subject
  • be at an early stage in your career with limited research experience (but you must have demonstrated interest in, or aptitude for, research).

Application instructions:

  • You must submit your application through the Wellcome Trust Grant Tracker (WTGT). Applications are considered twice a year. The deadline for the next application round is 30 August 2019.
  • It is important to visit the official website (link found below) to access the application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Official Scholarship Website:

https://wellcome.ac.uk/funding/international-masters-fellowships

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