HBNU Fogarty Global Health Training Program in USA, 2018

By biogeny 27-Oct-2017

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  • Course Level: Programme is available to pursue health training.
    Study Subject: Programme is awarded in the field of global health research training.
    Scholarship Award: 12 Month Fellowship with stipend depending on the type of the award.
    Number of Scholarships: Number of scholarship is not given.
    Scholarship can be taken in the USA

    Application Deadline: The application deadline is November 1, 2017.

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The Fogarty Global Health Training Program invites applications for its Fogarty Global Health Training Program, sponsored by the Fogarty International Center (FIC) and several collaborating Institutes and Centers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The program is exclusively open for pre and postdoctoral candidates from the U.S. and lower-middle-income countries (LMICs).

The purpose of the program is to generate a new cadre of global health researchers, educators, and professionals who will be prepared to address the new challenges in global health.

The Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (formerly Harvard School of Public Health) is the public health graduate school of Harvard University, located in the Longwood Medical Area of Boston, Massachusetts adjacent Harvard Medical School.



The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

Pre-doctoral Trainees-Trainees must meet ALL of the following requirements:

  • Must be U.S. citizens or permanent U.S. residents. OR the citizen of the LMIC country in which they are proposing to conduct research.
  • Must be enrolled in the accredited doctoral level program (MD, PhD or equivalent) in public health, government, business, design, engineering, education, medicine, nutrition, law, pharmacy, dentistry, veterinary medicine, and nursing.
  • Health-professional students who wish to interrupt their studies for a year or more to engage in full-time research training before completing their formal training programs are also eligible.

Post-doctoral trainees- Must be (a) U.S. citizens or permanent U.S. residents OR (b) citizens of LMIC with sites participating in the program.

  • Must have received, as of the beginning date of the training period, a PhD, MD, DDS, or comparable doctoral degree from an accredited domestic or foreign institution.
  • Comparable doctoral degrees include, but are not limited to, the following: DMD, DC, DO, DVM, OD, DPM, ScD, EngD, DrPH, DNSc, DPT, PharmD, ND (Doctor of Naturopathy), DSW, PsyD, as well as a doctoral degree in nursing research.

Nationality: Applicants from the USA or lower-middle-income countries (LMICs) are eligible to apply for the program.


College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have a PhD, MD, DDS, or comparable doctoral degree.

English Language Requirements: Applicants must have excellent written and verbal English skills.


How to Apply

Applicants can apply via online

Required Attachments (Essay Questions)

  • Statement of career goals and plans- Please state why you are interested in an international mentored research training experience. In addition, please describe how your career goals relate to global health and how this program will contribute to your professional advancement. (Do not exceed 800 words)
  • Research Plan- Please describe your proposed research project. Include details on your mentorship plan for your fellowship year.(Do not exceed 1000 words)
  • IRB & Ethics Approvals Plan- Please describe your timeline for applying for Institutional Review Board and ethics approvals. This should include both the U.S. and international collaborating institution / national IRBs. (Do not exceed 500 words)
  • Additional Funding (if applicable)- Please describe any additional sources of funding that you have available for your project/fellowship, or that you are applying for. This may include T32, D43 or MEPI grant support, secondary fellowships, award, etc. If none, please list N.A. (Do not exceed 300 words)
  • Fellowship Timeline and Plan- Please state what you intend to accomplish within the 12?month timeframe, the feasibility of the study within the available budget and timeline, and the next steps to advance your research. (Do not exceed 500 words)
  • NIH?style Biosketch- For instructions on how to format your biosketch please go to NIH guidelines by clicking here.
  • Transcripts (doctoral and professional students only) Doctoral and professional student applicants must provide a copy of their most recent transcript. Non? official transcripts are allowed. (Post?doctoral applicants do not need to include a transcript.) Please upload a scan of your transcript in PDF format.
  • Letter of Support- All applicants must submit two letters of support:
    Should Fellows have the support of at least one program?affiliated faculty mentor from one of the four participating consortium institutions (Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, Boston University School of Public Health, Northwestern University, University of New Mexico). Applicants must have communicated with their proposed faculty mentor(s) to obtain their endorsement of the application. Accordingly, one of the candidate’s letters of support must be from the faculty member at the consortium institution who has agreed to serve as the applicant’s primary research mentor.
  • Letter 1-
        Sender’s Name:
        Sender’s Institution:
        Sender’s E?mail:
        Sender’s Telephone:
  • Letter 2-
        Fellows must also have the support of at least one mentor from their proposed international site that is willing to serve as the fellow’s international site mentor. A letter of support from this international site faculty mentor is also strongly recommended. However, in the case of doctoral and professional student applicants who have not yet established this relationship, a letter of support from the affiliated international site is not required at the time of application but will be required before a funding decision can be made. If a letter of support is not being submitted from the affiliated international site at the time of application, the applicant’s second letter of support should come from someone who knows the applicant well and can address his or her research accomplishments, research potential, and the likelihood of a successful research career in global health research.

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By biogeny 27-Oct-2017

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