Fulbright Program and the Fogarty International Center of the U.S. National Institutes of Health offers Fulbright-Fogarty Awards for Graduate Students in the field of Public Health, 2013. Fogarty has partnered with the Fulbright Program, the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government, to promote the expansion of research in public health and clinical research in resource-limited settings for both medical or graduate student fellows and postdoctoral scholars. The Fulbright-Fogarty Fellowship was inaugurated in July 2011 with four fellows in Sub-Saharan Africa (Botswana, Malawi, and South Africa). For 2012-13, the program was expanded and seven Fellows were selected for Bangladesh, Brazil, China, Peru, Thailand and Uganda. All awards are for 9 months required at the overseas site. Awards will carry the benefits of Fulbright Full Grants to the country of assignment. The Fogarty International Center, NIH, will provide support to the research training site and orientation of the fellows at NIH.. Graduate
The research areas of this scholarship are: Public Health
Who can apply to this scholarship?
· U.S. students who are currently enrolled in medical school or a graduate
· level program and who are interested in global health can apply for this Fellowship. The basic requirements and process for applying for the Fulbright
· Fogarty Program are the same as for any Fulbright U.S. Student Study/Research Grant.
· Even though, in most cases, grantees will be working in an English
· speaking environment, language preferences for a specific country will apply; however, they may be relaxed somewhat. That is, if host country language skills are required, then Fulbright
· Fogarty applicants should have begun study of the language and have a language plan for the months prior to beginning a grant. The Foreign Language Evaluation should be conducted when the language level is beyond the basic level.
· If host country language skills are not required and the applicant has little or no knowledge of the language, then applicants may wish to consider how they can undertake language study prior to the grant start or during the grant and mention this in the Statement of Grant Purpose.
Benefits of the scholarship: Not provided
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Duration: Not provided
Number of scholarships: Not provided