Fogarty Emerging Global Leader Award

Status: Open

Announcement(s)

Deadlines

  • ​Upcoming deadlines: December 14, 2016, and December 14, 2017

Eligibility

  • Only low- or middle-income country (LMIC) institutions are eligible.
  • Candidates must be LMIC citizens.
  • Candidates must hold an academic junior faculty position or research scientist appointment at the LMIC applicant institution and must have been in this position for at least one year at the time the application is submitted.
  • Candidates are required to have both U.S. and LMIC primary mentors.
  • Research should take place primarily in the LMIC.
  • Individuals who have already received independent research funding are not eligible.
  • Applicants should demonstrate that they are committed to an independent research career and justify the need for three to five years of mentored research experience in order to become an independent research scientist.
  • View full eligibility details in the program announcement and refer to FAQs.

Program Overview

The Fogarty Emerging Global Leader Award aims to provide research support and protected time to a research scientist from a LMIC who holds an academic junior faculty position or research scientist appointment at an LMIC academic or research institution. Low-income, lower-middle-income and upper-middle-income countries are included.

Applications are invited from LMIC research scientists from any health-related discipline who propose both critically needed career development activities and a research project that is highly relevant to the health priorities of their country.

The Fogarty Emerging Global Leader Award program is a new program and there are not yet any awards. You may review awards through International Research Scientist Development Award, Fogarty's related career development program for U.S. scientists.

Frequently Asked Questions

Inquiries

Programmatic Inquiries:

Christine Jessup, Ph.D.
Program Officer
Fogarty International Center
National Institutes of Health
Building 31, B2C39
31 Center Drive MSC 2220
Bethesda, MD 20892-2220
Phone: 301-496-1653
Fax: 301-402-0779
Email (preferred): Christine.Jessup@nih.gov

Grants Management:

Mollie Shea
Grants Management Specialist
Fogarty International Center
National Institutes of Health
Building 31, Room B2C29
31 Center Drive, MSC 2220
Bethesda, MD 20892-2220
Telephone: 301-496-9750
Fax: 301-594-1211
Email: Mollie.Shea@nih.gov

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