Transparency International Internship Program in Policy 2018

Transparency International Internship Program in Policy for Young Africans 2018 – Kenya
Applications are invited from suitably qualified applicants for Transparency International Internship Program in Policy 2018…Interested apps and procedures on this page to secure this opportunity.

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Transparency International Internship Program in Policy 2018

The HBNU Fogarty Global Health Training Program offers opportunities in global health research training for pre- and post-doctoral candidates from the U.S. and lower-middle-income countries (LMICs), sponsored by the Fogarty International Center (FIC) and several collaborating Institutes and Centers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

  • Number of Awards: Not specified
  • Type: Fellowship, Training
  • To Be Taken At (Country): Eighteen training sites across ten countries in Africa and Asia are available in 2019-20 through the Harvard-BU-Northwestern-UNM Consortium.
  • Award Providers: Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, Boston University School of Public Health, Northwestern University, University of New Mexico (HBNU) Consortium.

Programme Description: The program provides opportunities to generate a new cadre of global health researchers, educators, and professionals who will be prepared to address the new challenges in global health. The program provides fellows with a 12-month, mentored research fellowship in innovative global health research to promote health equity for populations around the world. The fellowship is aimed towards: US doctoral students (PhD, DrPH, etc.), professional students (MD, DDS, DVM, PharmD, Engineering etc.) and postdoctoral fellows, as well as foreign postdoctoral fellows from affiliated international sites in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs).

Eligibility:

Pre-doctoral Trainees

Trainees must meet ALL of the following requirements:

  • Must be U.S. citizens or permanent U.S. residents. OR citizen of the LMIC country in which they are proposing to conduct research.
  • Must be enrolled in accredited doctoral level program (MD, PhD or equivalent) in public health, government, business, design, engineering, education, medicine, nutrition, law, pharmacy, dentistry, veterinary medicine, and nursing
  • Health-professional students who wish to interrupt their studies for a year or more to engage in full-time research training before completing their formal training programs are also eligible.

Post-doctoral trainees

  • Must be (a) U.S. citizens or permanent U.S. residents OR (b) citizens of LMIC with sites participating in the program.
  • Must have received, as of the beginning date of the training period, a PhD, MD, DDS, or comparable doctoral degree from an accredited domestic or foreign institution. Comparable doctoral degrees include, but are not limited to, the following: DMD, DC, DO, DVM, OD, DPM, ScD, EngD, DrPH, DNSc, DPT, PharmD, ND (Doctor of Naturopathy), DSW, PsyD, as well as a doctoral degree in nursing research.

Value of Award: 

– Monthly stipend for 12 months. All stipends are potentially taxable under U.S. and international law.
– Funding for research support (lab supplies, software…)
– International health insurance for U.S. applicants
– Required vaccinations for U.S. applicants
– Visa and passport fees
– Roundtrip overseas travel to the training site for U.S. applicants
– Travel and accommodation to attend the orientation at NIH in July

Duration of Programme: Trainees are expected to spend 12 months in training and be available to begin the fellowship in July 2019, with a 2-3 weeks of training in the U.S.

Application Procedure

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Application Form – How to Apply:

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Application Deadline

Application Deadline: 1st November 2018

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