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Apply for the £120,000 Wellcome Trust International Master’s Fellowship in Basic/Public Health

Brief Description

This scheme offers nationals of low- and middle-income countries the opportunity to receive training at Master’s degree level.


£120,000 including salary, studentship stipend, fees and research expenses


You can apply for an International Master's Fellowship if:

  • you're a national of a low- or middle-income country

  • your proposed research focuses on a health priority in a low- or middle-income country

  • you have sponsorship from an eligible host organisation in a low- or middle-income country apart from mainland China.

You must:

  • hold a clinical or non-clinical undergraduate degree in a relevant subject

  • be at an early stage in your career with limited research experience (but you must have demonstrated interest in, or aptitude for, research).

  • Your research proposal

  • Your research proposal should be within our science remit and focus on a health priority in a low- or middle-income country.

When we consider your application, we'll look at the:

  • quality and importance of your research question(s)

  • feasibility of your approach to solving these problems

  • suitability of your choice of research environments

  • suitability of the taught Master of Science (MSc) course you select – it should take place at a recognised centre of excellence and provide you with training that will complement your research project.


13 April 2021, 17:00 BST

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