Masters Fellowships in Public Health


Masters Fellowships in Public Health and Tropical Medicine

This scheme strengthens scientific research capacity in low- and middle-income countries. By providing support for junior researchers for Public Health and Tropical Medicine. To gain research experience and high-quality research training at Masters Degree level.

Wellcome Trust offers Fellowship in Public Health and Tropical Medicine for Masters students from low- and middle-income (developing) countries, UK, 2017.

Eligibility Criteria: 

You should be:

  • A national or legal resident of a low- and middle-income country, and hold a first degree in subject relevant to tropical medicine or public health (clinical or non-clinical). See list of countries below.
  • At an early stage in your career, with limited research experience, but have a demonstrated interest in or aptitude for research.


  • Fellows will receive a stipend in accordance with the cost of living in the country in which he/she will be studying; travel costs and support for approved tuition fees. Masters training by distance learning is acceptable.
  • Research-dedicated costs (excluding salary/stipend costs) should not exceed £20 000 per annum.

This fellowship normally provides up to 30 months’ support. A period of 12 months should normally be dedicated to undertaking a taught Masters course at a recognized centre of excellence. Combined with up to 18 months to undertake a research project.

Visit the Scholarship Webpage for details

Scholarship Application Deadline: 31st August 2017

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