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Fogarty Emerging Global Leader Award for Health Researchers in Low and Middle Income Countries (LMIC) 2019

Applications are invited from LMIC research scientists from any health-related discipline who propose both critically needed career development activities and a research project that is highly relevant to the health priorities of their country.

Course Level: Research

Eligible Countries: Low and Middle Income Countries

To be taken at (country): USA

Eligibility Criteria: 

  • Only low- or middle-income country (LMIC) institutions are eligible.
    • Income categories are defined by The World Bank Country and Lending Groups.
    • Country eligibility for Fogarty International Training Grants applies (See in link below)
  • Candidates must be LMIC citizens.
  • Candidates must hold an academic junior faculty position or research scientist appointment at the LMIC applicant institution and must have been in this position for at least one year at the time the application is submitted.
  • Candidates are required to have both U.S. and LMIC primary mentors.
  • Research should take place primarily in the LMIC.
  • Individuals who have already received independent research funding are not eligible.
  • Applicants should demonstrate that they are committed to an independent research career and justify the need for three to five years of mentored research experience in order to become an independent research scientist.

Method of Application: View full eligibility details in the program announcement and refer to FAQs before applying

Visit Award Webpage for details

Scholarship Application Deadline: 

  • Letter of Intent due dates: 30 days before the application due date (4th December, 2018)

Award Provider:  Fogarty