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, Early

Where your host organisation is based:

Low- and 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



You’re studying for a Masters or PhD.


You’re starting your career in postdoctoral research.

Low- and 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

Key dates

We consider applications twice a year.

May 2017 round

  • Preliminary application deadline

    8 May 2017, 17:00 BST

  • Full application deadline

    17 July 2017, 17:00 BST

  • Interviews

    21–23 November 2017

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

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