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Emerging Global Leader Award

Status: Accepting applications



  • Letter of intent due date (optional, non-binding): 30 days before the application due date
    • Notice of letter of intent guidance for PAR-19-098 and PAR-19-051 (NOT-TW-19-001), released January 11, 2019
  • Upcoming application due date: November 4, 2020


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.

Recent Awards

View a list of Emerging Global Leader awards by institution.


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):

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


This announcement is issued by Fogarty in collaboration with the following NIH Institutes and Centers:


Last Updated: 8/31/2020 4:37 PM