The Fogarty International Centre is offering the Forgarty International Research Training Award 2019-2020 to students attending a Public or State Institution.
The Scholarship is available to such student who are aspiring to pursue their Postgraduate Scholarship in Health and Health Sciences.
The Fogarty International research training award program is a program that is intended for institutional research training in low-and middle-income countries. The program can also be a collaboration between educational institutions in the United States of America and an eligible Low-and middle-income country.
It is designed to strengthen sustainably the non-communicable disease research capacity of educational and research institutions in the qualifying low-and middle-income countries. The funding opportunities allows support of trainees as the lead researchers of an independent clinical trial, or a different ancillary study to an already existing research trial and also to gain research expertise in a clinical trial led by another researcher as part of their research and career development.
The maximum Fogarty International award program lasts for five years.
The applicants must be from a low- and middle-income country to be eligible for this award.
Fogarty is dedicated to advancing the NIH mission by supporting and facilitating global health research conducted by U.S. and international investigators, building partnerships between health research institutions in the U.S. and abroad, and training the next generation of scientists to address global health needs. The Fogarty International Center's vision is a world in which the frontiers of health research extend across the globe and advances in science are implemented to reduce the burden of disease, promote health, and extend longevity for all people. The Fogarty International Center, pa... read more
The funding budget are limited to up to $230,000 for new awards and $250,000 for old awards annually. It covers tuition and fees, stipends and trainee travel allowance.
Applications will be evaluated for scientific and technical merit by (an) appropriate Scientific Review Group(s), convened by the Center for Scientific Review} in accordance with NIH peer review policy and procedures, using the stated review criteria. Assignment to a Scientific Review Group will be shown in the eRA Commons.
As part of the scientific peer review, all applications:
Applications will be assigned to the appropriate NIH Institute or Center. Applications will compete for available funds with all other recommended applications . Following initial peer review, recommended applications will receive a second level of review by the Fogarty International Center and other assigned and participating National Advisory Council or Board. The following will be considered in making funding decisions:
After the peer review of the application is completed, the PD/PI will be able to access his or her Summary Statement (written critique) via the eRA Commons. Refer to Part 1 for dates for peer review, advisory council review, and earliest start date
Information regarding the disposition of applications is available in the NIH Grants Policy Statement.
It is critical that applicants follow the Training (T) Instructions in the SF424 (R&R) Application Guide, except where instructed to do otherwise (in this FOA or in a Notice from the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts). Conformance to all requirements (both in the Application Guide and the FOA) is required and strictly enforced. Applicants must read and follow all application instructions in the Application Guide as well as any program-specific instructions noted in Section IV. When the program-specific instructions deviate from those in the Application Guide, follow the program-specific instructions. Applications that do not comply with these instructions may be delayed or not accepted for review.
There are several options available to submit your application through Grants.gov to NIH and Department of Health and Human Services partners. You must use one of these submission options to access the application forms for this opportunity.
For more details, please visit the scholarship website here