|Aga Khan Foundation (AKF)||International Scholarship Programme||Pre-doctoral/Graduate|
The Aga Khan Foundation provides a limited number of scholarships each year for postgraduate studies to outstanding students from developing countries who have no other means of financing their studies.
|Age UK||Research Funding||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral|
Age UK’s mission is to achieve positive outcomes for older people across a wide range of problems and issues that affect later life and this will be reflected in research grant funding from 2011. From this time, we will expand the remit of our grant funding and focus funds on applied and translational research. We will continue to encourage under-researched areas and to develop age-related research capacity, especially to improve the health and well-being of older people.
|American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)||AACR Research Funding||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral, Faculty, Health Professional|
The AACR offers an outstanding array of support mechanisms for cancer researchers at various stages in their careers, from fellowships to career development awards to grants for independent investigators.
|American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)||Scientific Achievement Awards||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral, Faculty, Health Professional|
AACR has presented many prizes, awards and lectureships to recognize the scientific achievements of scientists and physicians who collectively have made significant contributions to the understanding, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of cancer. Many awards include honorariums or grants.
|American Association of University Women (AAUW)||Fellowships and Grants||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral, Health Professional, Travel|
One of the world's largest sources of funding for graduate women, AAUW is providing more than $4.3 million in funding for more than 278 fellowships and grants to outstanding women and nonprofit organizations in the 2012-13 academic year. Due to the longstanding, generous contributions of AAUW members, a broader community of women continues to gain access to educational and economic opportunities — breaking through barriers so that all women have a fair chance.
|American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA)||ABTA Funding Opportunities||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral, Health Professional|
The American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA) provides critical funding to researchers working toward breakthroughs in brain tumor diagnosis, treatment and care, with the ultimate goal of finding a cure. Funding opportunities include Basic Research Fellowships, Translational Grants, Medical Student Summer Fellowships and Neuro-Oncology Nursing Research Grants.
|American Society for Microbiology||ASM Awards and Grants||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral, Faculty, Travel|
ASM Awards are dedicated to acknowledging the best in microbiology. They encompass the many subspecialties of microbiology, including biotechnology, clinical microbiology, environmental microbiology, antimicrobial chemotherapy, immunology, and virology, as well as education and service to the profession. Includes Travel Grants, fellowships and international professorships.
|American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene||Awards and Fellowships||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral, Travel|
The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH), founded in 1903, is a worldwide organization of scientists, clinicians, and program professionals whose mission is to promote global health through the prevention and control of infectious and other diseases that disproportionately afflict the global poor.
|Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association||Investigator-Initiated Research Grant Program||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral|
The ALS Association Research Investigator-Initiated Research Grant Program supports INNOVATIVE research of high scientific merit and relevance to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), offering investigators awards in many categories.
|Association of Public Health Laboratories||Fellowship and Traineeship Programs||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral|
Through its fellowship and traineeship programs, APHL prepares students for careers in public health laboratories and supports specialized training for practicing scientists.
|Association of Schools of Public Health||ASPH Graduate Training Programs: Fellowships & Internships||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral|
In an effort to train the future public health workforce, ASPH provide students and graduates of ASPH member schools with fellowship practice experiences globally, nationally and locally.
|Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID)||Scholarships, Australia Awards||Pre-doctoral/Graduate|
The Australia Awards have been established to maximise the benefit to Australia of its extensive scholarship programs, and to support enduring ties between Australia and its neighbours.
|Australian Research Council||National Competitive Grants Program (NCGP)||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral, Faculty, Institutional|
The ARC funds research and researchers under the National Competitive Grants Program (NCGP). The program comprises two main elements - Discovery and Linkage - under which the ARC funds a range of complementary schemes to support researchers at different stages of their careers, build Australia’s research capability, expand and enhance research networks and collaborations, and develop centres of research excellence.
|Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC)||International Funding||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral|
BBSRC aims to ensure that the UK remains a world leader in the biosciences, and that academic research, industrial R&D and the UK economy benefit from the increasing scientific activity across the globe. BBSRC promotes international links at the policy level and between researchers. Offers a variety of international research and collaboration awards.
|Bioversity International||Research Fellowships||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral|
Bioversity offers Research Fellowships that target young scientists from developing countries and provide sponsorship to conduct research on issues relating to plant and forestry genetic resources. Eligibility and conditions for fellowships vary according to the rules for each one.
|Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds Foundation for Basic Research in Medicine||PhD Fellowships, MD Fellowships and Travel Grants||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral, Travel|
The Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds is a public foundation - an independent, not-for-profit institution for the exclusive and direct promotion of basic research in biomedicine. It supports researchers and projects aimed to experimentally elucidate basic phenomena of human life and pays particular attention to the promotion of junior scientists.
|Brocher Foundation||Brocher Foundation Residencies||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral, Faculty|
Brocher Foundation Residencies give researchers (PhD students to Professors) the opportunity to work at the Brocher Centre in Switzerland on projects on the ethical, legal and social implications for humankind of recent medical research and new technologies. A researcher can apply with one or two other researchers to work on a collaborative project together.
|Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)||CIHR Funding Opportunities||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral|
CIHR provides funding opportunities for four themes of health research: Biomedical; Clinical; Health systems services; Social, cultural, environmental and population health.
|Cancer Research Institute||Cancer Research Programs||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral, Faculty, Institutional|
The Cancer Research Institute funds research aimed at furthering the development of immunological approaches to the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of cancer. As of 2011, some programs may be restricted or on hold. Please check information about the various programs.
|Cancer Research UK||Fellowships and Training Grants||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral, Faculty, Health Professional, Travel|
Fellowships and Training Grants provide support for investigators early in their careers, particularly for those establishing a research group for the first time. Fellowships will provide the salary of the Principal Investigator.
|Center for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia (CIDRZ)||HIVCorps Fellowship Program||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral, Health Professional|
Fellowship program is designed to provide logistical support for our various HIV-related service projects,to provide students and early career public health professionals with the opportunity to work in developing world settings, and to foster collaborations between the American and Zambian volunteers.
|Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)||Public Health Training Fellowships||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral, Faculty, Health Professional|
CDC is looking for motivated students, graduates, and health professionals for a variety of exciting public health training programs, including Student Internships and Fellowships; Career Training Fellowships; and Post-doctoral Research Fellowships.
|Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the United Kingdom (CSC)||Commonwealth Scholarships||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral, Faculty, Health Professional|
The Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the United Kingdom (CSC) is responsible for managing Britain’s contribution to the Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP), established in 1959, and supports around 700 awards annually.
|Doris Duke Charitable Foundation||Research and Fellowship Opportunities||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral, Health Professional|
The mission of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation is to improve the quality of people's lives through grants supporting the performing arts, environmental conservation, medical research and the prevention of child abuse, and through preservation of the cultural and environmental legacy of Doris Duke's properties.
|European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO)||EMBO Fellowships||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral, Health Professional|
EMBO Fellowships fund and support young scientists in their pursuit of both pre- and post-doctoral research. A core EMBO programme since the 1960’s, thousands of scientists have benefited from international exchange.
|Feinberg Graduate School||Fellowships||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral, Travel|
The School's goal is the advanced training of new generations of creative and original researchers in the natural sciences and mathematics, or, in other words, the education of future scientific leaders. Therefore, all FGS students are directly involved in the research conducted at the Institute.
|Fight for Sight||Fight for Sight Grants||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral, Faculty|
Fight for Sight was founded in 1946 by Mildred Weisenfeld, a young woman with retinitis pigmentosa, to encourage and fund research in ophthalmology, vision and related sciences. The goal of the Fight for Sight research program is to provide initial funding and support for beginning investigators interested in detection, understanding, prevention, treatment and cures of visual disorders especially those diseases leading to impaired sight or blindness.
|Ford Foundation||Groups and Individual Grants||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral, Institutional|
We believe all people should have the opportunity to reach their full potential, contribute to society, and have voice in the decisions that affect them. We believe the best way to achieve these goals is to encourage initiatives by those living and working closest to where problems are located; to promote collaboration among the nonprofit, government and business sectors; and to ensure participation by men and women from diverse communities and all levels of society. In our experience, such activities help build common understanding, enhance excellence, enable people to improve their lives and reinforce their commitment to society.
|German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)||Funding Opportunities||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral, Faculty|
The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is a publicly-funded independent organization of higher education institutions in Germany. Our 14 international offices provide information as well as financial support to over 67,000 highly-qualified students and faculty per year for international research and study.
|Grand Challenges||Grand Challenges Explorations||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral, Faculty, Health Professional, Institutional|
Grand Challenges Explorations, open to anyone from any discipline, fosters innovation in global health research. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has committed $100 million to encourage scientists worldwide to expand the pipeline of ideas to fight our greatest health challenges.
|Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)||Grants for Science Education||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral, Faculty, Institutional|
Grants awarded by HHMI fit within two general categories: research grants for individuals and science education grants for institutions. Most HHMI grants are awarded through competitions that have specific objectives and eligibility criteria; thus, HHMI does not encourage and rarely funds unsolicited grant proposals. HHMI no longer offers postdoctoral fellowships for research training.
|Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA)||Awards and Scholarships||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral|
The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) represents physicians, scientists and other health care professionals who specialize in infectious diseases. IDSA’s purpose is to improve the health of individuals, communities, and society by promoting excellence in patient care, education, research, public health, and prevention relating to infectious diseases.
|Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IMHE)||Fellowships||Pre-doctoral/Graduate|
The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation Post-Graduate Fellowship and Post-Bachelor Fellowship train individuals in statistical methods and data analysis used in IHME’s core research projects. Through the fellowship programs, IHME builds cohorts of skilled researchers and analysts and fosters the development of new, creative techniques for tackling the world’s most pressing health issues.
|International Brain Research Organization (IBRO)||IBRO Funding Opportunities||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral, Travel|
IBRO aims to foster neuroscience research, especially in less well-funded countries, by providing support through the following grants: Research Fellowships, Return Home Fellowships, International Travel Grants and Regional Funding.
|International Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB)||Research Grants||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral, Faculty, Health Professional, Institutional|
Established in 1988, the programme aims to stimulate collaborative research in Member States facilitating the creation of appropriate research facilities in promising institutes, to promote training of young scientists and develop new research programmes of specific interest in participating countries.
|International Development Research Centre (IDRC)||IDRC Fellowships||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral, Health Professional|
Through our Fellowships and Awards program, we fund innovative work by Canadian and developing-country Master’s, PhD, and post-doctoral students. Our program helps to develop a solid research community in developing countries. And we give a new generation of Canadians the opportunity to participate in international development: our awards program can help students studying in Canada to conduct field research in developing countries.
|International Health Central American Institute Foundation (IHCAI)||Training Programs, Fellowships and Scholarships||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral|
IHCAI is a non-profit foundation working for medical education, the development of health research and for the improvement of health in the communities of Central America. It aims to provide a continuous and permanent medical education for health care providers and promotes access to health information for health care recipients.
|MAPI Institute||Catherine Pouget Award||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral|
The Catherine Pouget award is not limited to projects with a scientific basis, in order to encourage those who may not have formal scientific training to make the best use of their experience in improving relationships between patients who are terminally ill and those responsible for their care and treatment. Proposals, whether strictly scientific in intention and design or not, may focus upon patients, their families, or medical and other carers but will have as their chief intention improvement in the quality of CARE that patients receive.
|Margaret McNamera Memorial Fund (MMMF)||Margaret McNamera Memorial Fund Grants||Pre-doctoral/Graduate|
The MMMF provides grants to women from developing countries to help further their education and strengthen their leadership skills to improve the lives of women and children in developing countries.
|National Science Foundation (NSF)||Active Funding Opportunities||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral|
The National Science Foundation funds research and education in most fields of science and engineering. It does this through grants, and cooperative agreements to more than 2,000 colleges, universities, K-12 school systems, businesses, informal science organizations and other research organizations throughout the United States. The Foundation accounts for about one-fourth of federal support to academic institutions for basic research.
|Netherlands Organisation for International Cooperation in Higher Education (NUFFIC)||Netherlands Fellowship Programmes||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral|
The overall aim of the NFP is to help alleviate qualitative and quantitative shortages of skilled manpower within a wide range of governmental, private and non-governmental organizations. This by offering fellowships to mid-career professionals to improve the capacity of their employing organizations. The need for training has to be evident within the context of an organization.
|Open Society Foundations||Grants, Scholarships & Fellowships||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral, Faculty, Institutional|
The Open Society Foundations work to build vibrant and tolerant democracies whose governments are accountable to their citizens. Grants, scholarships, and fellowships are awarded throughout the year. Applicants can determine their eligibility and view relevant initiatives and application guidelines.
|Pasteur Foundation||Pasteur Foundation Programs||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral, Faculty, Health Professional|
The mission of the Pasteur Foundation is to help the Institut Pasteur in its work by funding specific projects, promoting scientific exchanges with researchers and by raising funds for the advancement of science. Opportunities include Postdoctoral Fellowships, Undergraduate Internships and Visiting Scholars.
|Pfizer Medical & Academic Partnerships||Pfizer Fellowships||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral, Faculty|
Through Medical & Academic Partnerships, Pfizer is pleased to support the career development and promotion of talented junior physician-scientists or researchers through their Fellowship programs. These nationally competitive awards support talented postdoctoral researchers early in their careers.
|Population Council||Fellowship Programs||Pre-doctoral/Graduate|
The Population Council’s fellowship programs have helped advance the careers of social and biomedical scientists, public health researchers, and program managers throughout the world. The work of Council fellows has fostered research and informed the creation of population, health, and development policies and programs.
|Poverty and Economic Policy (PEP) Research Network||Funding Programs||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral, Faculty|
The Poverty and Economic Policy (PEP) Research Network is an international network of researchers in developing countries who have the expertise, resources and reputation to participate in and contribute to national and international debates on economic policies related to poverty. Call for proposals remain postponed, please register on the PEP site for automatic notification for when the call is launched.
|Research Council of Norway||Medical & Health Funding Opportunities||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral, Institutional|
The Research Council of Norway seeks to enhance international cooperation in areas that promote higher quality and greater innovation capacity in Norwegian research. The Council offers hundreds of funding opportunities, many in the areas of medicine and health.
|Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene||Grant Programs||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral, Faculty, Travel|
The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene promotes and advances the study, control and prevention of disease in humans and other animals in the tropics. It currently runs five grants programmes.
|Saving Lives at Birth: A Grand Challenge for Development||Saving Lives at Birth: A Grand Challenge for Development||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral, Faculty, Health Professional, Institutional|
USAID, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Grand Challenges Canada, the Government of Norway, and the World Bank have joined together to launch Saving Lives at Birth: A Grand Challenge for Development, to find the tools and approaches to help the mothers and newborns during their most vulnerable hours. The partnership seeks groundbreaking prevention and treatment approaches for pregnant women and newborns in rural, low-resource settings around the time of delivery.
|School of Life Sciences, Lusanne, Switzerland||International Summer Research Program||Pre-doctoral/Graduate|
The Summer Research Program in Life Sciences and Technology at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) offers an intensive research training opportunity to undergraduate students interested in research careers in life sciences. The program includes a Global Health Institute. The program has no costs, and includes housing and travel stipends.
|Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI)||STRI Fellowship Programs||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral, Health Professional|
The Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI), is a division of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington DC and maintains research facilities for marine and terrestrial research at various locations on the Isthmus of Panama. STRI offers fellowships for undergraduate, predoctoral and postdoctoral research in the areas represented by its scientific staff. Disciplines include ecology, anthropology, paleontology, paleoecology, evolutionary biology, molecular phylogenetics, biogeography, animal behavior, neurobiology, soils sciences, and physiology of tropical plants and animals.
|Social Science Research Council (SSRC)||SSRC Fellowships and Grants||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral, Faculty|
The Council has a mission to lead innovation in the social sciences, build interdisciplinary and international networks, mobilize knowledge on important public issues, and educate and train the next generation of social science researchers
|Swiss Federal Institute of Technology||Summer Research Program for Undergraduate Life Science Students||Pre-doctoral/Graduate|
The undergraduate Summer Research Program at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne - EPFL) in Switzerland offers intensive hands-on research training in one of the labs in our 4 institutes, including a Global Health Institute. Fellowships provided.
|TDR- World Health Organization||Grants and other funding||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral, Faculty, Health Professional|
TDR funds specific research projects in diseases of poverty, which cover infectious diseases and the culture and environment that contribute to these problems. We fund research designed to find innovative ways to develop new drugs, barriers to the insects and worms that carry the parasites, diagnostics and other tools against infectious diseases in developing countries.
|U.S. State Department, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs||Open Funding Opportunities||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral, Faculty, Health Professional, Institutional|
The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) of the U.S. Department of State fosters mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries to promote friendly, and peaceful relations, as mandated by the Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange Act of 1961. ECA accomplishes its mission through a range of programs based on the benefits of mutual understanding, international educational and cultural exchange, and leadership development.
|UNESCO||UNESCO-L’ORÉAL Fellowships||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral|
The UNESCO-L’ORÉAL fellowships scheme focuses on UNESCO’s premise that people are the world’s greatest resource and that innovation and excellence, especially among the young women community, deserve to be supported and encouraged through the concerted efforts of the international community. The award of the fellowships constitutes a key strategy through which impetus is being given to the enhancement of the role of women in devising scientific solutions to problems confronting humankind in the twenty-first century.
|United States Agency for International Development (USAID)||Global Health Fellows Program||Pre-doctoral/Graduate|
The Global Health Fellows Program (GHFP) is a five-year cooperative agreement with the US Agency for International Development. GHFP seeks to improve the effectiveness of USAID population, health and nutrition programs. Areas of technical expertise include HIV/AIDS, family planning / reproductive health, maternal and child health, knowledge management, avian influenza, malaria, and TB. Opportunities include Fellowships and Internships.
|University of Amsterdam Graduate School of Social Sciences||Summer course on Alcohol, Drugs and Addiction||Pre-doctoral/Graduate|
A two week certificate program that seeks to provide a multi disciplinary approach to the study of addiction offered by the University of Amsterdam Summer Programmes. Tuition fees are applicable. Scholarships are available.
|Wellcome Trust||Biomedical science funding schemes||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral|
Opportunities for support are available for scientists at all levels who are working on research projects relevant to the biomedical sciences. Wellcome Trust also supports low- and middle-income country scientists working in public health or tropical medicine. Research projects can be based in the laboratory, the clinic or the field and may involve experimental or theoretical approaches. Where appropriate, applications are encouraged from candidates trained in disciplines outside the biomedical sciences who are applying their expertise to biomedical problems.
|Yale School of Medicine||Yale/Stanford Johnson & Johnson Global Health Scholars Program||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral, Health Professional, Travel|
By placing physicians trained in the US face-to-face with the broad range of health care needs in the developing world, the Yale International Health Program hopes to instill a sense of global citizenry and create local and international community activists in health. Rotation sites include South Africa, Uganda, Liberia and Indonesia, with an additional developing site in Rwanda. Reimbursement award amount varies by region.