Wellcome Trust Intermediate Fellowships in Public Health and Tropical Medicine


Eligibility: Students can apply for an Intermediate Fellowship in Public Health and Tropical Medicine if they:

  • Are a national of a low- or middle-income country
  • Have a PhD or a degree in medicine and are qualified to enter higher specialist training
  • Have three to six years postdoctoral experience.
  • Students that do not have a PhD or degree in medicine, Welcome Trust may still be considered if they have a first or Master’s degree and can show substantial research experience.

Students must also:

  • Have a strong track record in your area of research and show the potential to become a scientific leader
  • Have sponsorship from an eligible host organisation in a low- or middle-income country
  • Have a research proposal that is within the public health and tropical medicine remit.

Selection Criteria: 

  • your track record
  • the quality and importance of your research question(s)
  • your approach to solving these questions
  • the suitability of your research environment.

This scheme may be of particular interest if you’re an early career fellow (such as a Training Fellow in Public Health and Tropical Medicine) and this fellowship is the next step in your career as a research scientist.

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