Wellcome Trust: Inviting applications for ‘International Training Fellowships’ to offer nationals of low- and middle-income countries the opportunity to receive training at postgraduate or postdoctoral level.

Funding brief: The Wellcome Trust invites applications for ‘International Training Fellowships.

This scheme offers nationals of low- and middle-income countries the opportunity to receive training at postgraduate or postdoctoral level.

Donor Name: Wellcome Trust
Funding name: International Training Fellowships

Deadline:
Preliminary application deadline: 21st, November, 2019, 17:00 GMT
Full application deadline: 4th, February. 2020, 17:00 GMT

Funding details link: Click to view

Funding limit: Usually £150,00 to £300,000 for salary, fees and research expenses

An International Training Fellowship is for three years, unless you want to hold it on a part-time basis.

If you want to do Master’s training or a diploma course relevant to the research proposal, the fellowship can last up to four years. You must be able to justify this training.

The support includes:
A basic salary (determined by your host organisation)
Personal removal expenses
Research management and support costs
Research expenses, directly related to your proposal
Course fees

If you ask for research assistance you must give a strong justification for it.

Special Notes: Please contact with the donor directly for further clarification and understanding.

Project start date: Not Found

Project duration: 3 years

Eligible organization: As below

Eligibility: You can apply for an International Training 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.
You must want to undertake a guided period of research so that you can consolidate your existing experience and explore new areas of research.

You must:
Have a PhD and be an early-career researcher
or
Have a degree in a relevant subject and some initial research experience
or
Be a clinically qualified doctor (and be qualified to enter higher specialist training), vet, dentist or clinical psychologist, and have some initial research experience.
If you don’t have a PhD, they expect you to start one at the same time as the fellowship. You should register for your PhD at a local academic organisation. If this isn’t possible, contact us before submitting your application.

If you are in the last year of a PhD, you must have been awarded the PhD before you start the fellowship. We don’t provide PhD top-up funding.

You can apply if you have a permanent or rolling employment contract, but only if you’re at an early stage in your career. Please contact us first to discuss.

If you’ve been away from research (eg for a career break, maternity leave, or long-term sick leave), we’ll allow for this when we consider your application.

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 you consider your application, they’ll look at:
Your research experience
The quality and importance of your research question(s)
Your knowledge of the scientific area
The feasibility of your proposal
The suitability of your choice of sponsor, supervisors and environments
Your vision of how this fellowship will contribute to your career development.
They encourage fellows to collaborate with researchers in other low- and middle-income countries.

At the end of this fellowship, you should be able to show:
You have the potential to be an independent leader in your area of research
You have the skills and experience to apply for more advanced (intermediate level) funding schemes.

Eligible Country: This scheme offers nationals of low- and middle-income countries the opportunity to receive training at postgraduate or postdoctoral level. Where your host organisation is based: Low- or middle-income countries (apart from India)

Submission mail: Not found

Other important link:
● Apply: Click to view
● Guideline: Click to view
Proposal Form (Form-):
 Sample preliminary application form for International Training and Intermediate Fellowships:  Click to view
 Sample full application form for International Training Fellowships:  Click to view

About: Click to view

How to apply: You must submit your application through the Wellcome Trust (Grant Tracker (WTGT).

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