Global Health Equity Scholars Fellowship

**The new application cycle opens October 1, 2016 and will close December 1, 2016. After independent review of the applications, the first round of fellowship offers will be in March 2017 and the second round in May 2017. Fellowships begin in August/September 2017.**

This year, we welcome applications from postdoctoral researchers from ANY U.S. ACADEMIC INSTITUTION (including individuals who will be completing the PhD, DVM, MD, etc. by May 2017). Applicants from outside of our consortium (Yale, FIU, Stanford, UC Berkeley) should review the GHES eligibility criteria and forward the requested information to the GHES program manager to verify eligibility.

The Global Health Equity Scholars (GHES) fellowship is 12-month mentored research fellowship sponsored by the Fogarty International Center (FIC) and several collaborating institutes and centers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The GHES program brings together a consortium that includes the University of California, Berkeley, Florida International University, Stanford University, and Yale University; and 31 affiliated international sites across 23 countries.

The main objective of the program is to generate a new and young cadre of global health researchers, educators, and professionals who will be prepared to address the new challenges in global health.The program will provide fellows with outstanding, interdisciplinary education and training in innovative global health research to promote health equity for populations around the world.