|Deadline: 31 August 2018||Institution(s): Wellcome, UK|
|Level of Study: Masters||Study in: Any Country.|
Wellcome International Masters Fellowships in Public Health 2018:
This scheme offers nationals of low- and middle-income countries the opportunity to receive training at Master’s degree level. Before 4 June 2018, this scheme was called Master’s Fellowships in Public Health and Tropical Medicine. The first 12 months should be dedicated to doing a taught Master of Science (MSc) course at a recognized center of excellence anywhere in the world. The following 18 months is for your research project at an eligible organisation in a low- or middle-income country (fully-funded).
Your research proposal
Your research proposal should be within our science remit and focus on a health priority in a low- or middle-income country.
When we consider your application, we’ll look at the:
- Quality and importance of your research question(s)
- Feasibility of your approach to solving these problems
- Suitability of your choice of research environments
- Suitability of the taught Master of Science (MSc) course you select – it should take place at a recognized centre of excellence and provide you with training that will complement your research project.
Specializations for studying on this opportunity:
– Public health
An award of £120,000 provides support for:
salary, studentship stipend, fees, research expenses, and travel costs (eg outward and return airfares)
Egypt, Syria, Iraq, Palestine, Jordan, Lebanon, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, Sudan, Libya, Saudi Arabia, Emirates, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, Oman, Yemen, Somalia, Djibouti, Mauritania, Turkey, Iran, Cyprus, Comoros and other countries are not from The Middle East and North Africa.
You can apply for an International Masters Fellowship if:
- You’re 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.
- 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).
You must submit your application through the Wellcome Trust Grant Tracker (WTGT).