Training Fellowships in Public Health and Tropical Medicine

This scheme offers research experience and training to early-stage researchers from low- and middle-income 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:

Postgraduate training, Postdoctoral research

Where your host organisation is based:

Low- or middle-income countries

Type of researcher:

Public health

Level of funding:

Salary, fees and research expenses covered

Duration of funding:

3 years

Eligibility and suitability

What we offer

How to apply


Postgraduate training

For people who have, or are about to finish, an undergraduate degree and want to go on to do a Master's or PhD.

Postdoctoral research

For researchers with a PhD or equivalent.

Low- or middle-income countries

See a list of low- and middle-income countries, as defined by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

Public health

Develop your research career

See our other postgraduate training or postdoctoral research schemes.

Key dates

We consider applications twice a year.

November 2017 round

  • Preliminary application deadline

    30 November 2017, 17:00 GMT

  • Full application deadline

    12 February 2018, 17:00 GMT

  • Interviews

    19–21 June 2018

May 2018 round

  • Preliminary application deadline

    9 May 2018, 17:00 BST

  • Full application deadline

    17 July 2018, 17:00 BST

  • Interviews

    21–23 November 2018

Contact us

Contact our information officers if you have a question about funding.

If you have a question about the scope and content of your proposal, contact the relevant person in our Science team.

People we've funded