Intermediate Fellowships in Public Health and Tropical Medicine

This scheme helps mid-career researchers from low- and middle-income countries establish independent research programmes in those countries. The scheme aims to support research that will improve public health and tropical medicine at a local, national and global level.

Scheme at a glance

Career stage:


Where your host organisation is based:

Low- and middle-income countries

Type of researcher:

Public health

Level of funding:

Salary and research expenses covered

Duration of funding:

5 years

Eligibility and suitability

What we offer

How to apply



You’re consolidating your research career. You lead on research projects and are establishing a research team.

Low- and middle-income countries

Low-income, lower-middle-income and upper-middle-income countries, as defined by the World Bank

Public health

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Key dates

We consider applications twice a year.

May 2017 round

  • Preliminary application deadline

    8 May 2017

  • Full application deadline

    17 July 2017

  • Interviews

    21 November 2017

November 2016 round

  • Preliminary application deadline

    28 November 2016

  • Full application deadline

    13 February 2017

  • Interviews

    19 June 2017

People we've funded