Wellcome Trust International Engagement, Research Awards,Developing Countries

Wellcome Trust offers international engagement research awards. Awards are  for projects that support Wellcome Trust-funded researchers in low- and  middle-income countries. A grant of up to £30 000 for up to three  years will be awarded. To be eligible, you must be either directly funded  by the Wellcome Trust (as a researcher, research group or institution) or  working with a researcher, research group, institution or consortium directly  funded by the Wellcome Trust. The application deadline is 19th August  2013.

Study Subject(s): The scheme has been refocused to  award projects that are linked to Wellcome Trust-funded research. The low- and middle-income countries (LMIC) listed below are eligible for research in  the Public Health and Tropical Medicine (PHTM) remit. Research  projects should be aimed at understanding and controlling diseases (either  animal or human) of relevance to local, national or global health. This can  include laboratory based molecular analysis of field or clinical samples, but  projects focused solely on studies in vitro or using animal models will not  normally be considered. Course Level: This  award is available for pursuing research program. Scholarship  Provider: Wellcome Trust, UK Scholarship can be taken  at: Low and middle Income countries

Eligibility: To be eligible, you must be either: -directly funded by the Wellcome Trust (as a researcher, research group or  institution); or -working with a researcher, research group, institution or  consortium directly funded by the Wellcome Trust.

Scholarship Open for International Students: The  Students of Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, American Samoa, Angola, Antigua and  Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belarus ,Belize, Benin,  Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil,Bulgaria,Burkina  Faso,Burundi,Cambodia, Cameroon,Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad,  Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Dem. Rep.,Congo, Rep.,Costa Rica, Côte  d’Ivoire, Cuba, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Arab  Rep., El Salvador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, Gambia, The Georgia, Ghana,  Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras,  India,Indonesia, Iran, Islamic Rep.,Iraq,Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya,  Kiribati,Korea, Dem Rep., Kosovo,Kyrgyz Republic, Lao PDR, Lebanon, Lesotho,  Liberia, Libya, Lithuania, Macedonia, FYR, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia,  Maldives, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mayotte, Mexico,  Micronesia, Fed. Sts, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique,  Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria , Pakistan, Palau, Panama,  Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Romania, Russian Federation,  Rwanda, Samoa, São Tomé and Principe, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra  Leone*,Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, St. Kitts and Nevis,  St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines ,Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Syrian  Arab Republic, Tajikistan, Tanzania,Thailand,Timor-Leste, Togo,  Tonga,Tunisia,Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu,Uganda, Ukraine,  Uruguay,Uzbekistan,Vanuatu,Venezuela, RB, Vietnam,West Bank and Gaza, Yemen,  Rep, Zambia and Zimbabwe.can apply for this award.

Scholarship Description:

The Wellcome Trust

The International Engagement Awards have been relaunched  after the success of the previous scheme. The scheme has been refocused to award  projects that are linked to Wellcome Trust-funded research.International  Engagement Awards are for projects that support Wellcome Trust-funded  researchers in low- and middle-income countries to: -engage with the public  and policy makers -strengthen capacity to conduct public engagement with  biomedical science and health research -stimulate dialogue about research  and its impact on the public in a range of community and public contexts -promote collaboration on engagement projects between researchers and community  or public organisations.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): Award is offered  for up to three years.

What does it cover? Total offer is of up to £30 000.

Selection Criteria: Trust will assess preliminary  applications for eligibility, their link to Trust-funded research and the  quality of the proposed engagement project. If your preliminary application is  successful, theywill invite you to make a full application.

Notification: Final decisions will be made  approximately five months after the preliminary application deadline.

How to Apply:To apply for a grant of up  to £30 000 for up to three years, complete a preliminary  application form and submit it to the Trust by the date indicated under  the ‘Deadlines’ tab. -Trust will assess preliminary applications for  eligibility, their link to Trust-funded research and the quality of the proposed  engagement project. If your preliminary application is successful, they will  invite you to make a full application. -Please note that applications  that do not have an appropriate link to Trust-funded research will not  be accepted. Such links must be agreed with the Trust-funded grant holder in  advance of submission. -Larger grants of more than £30 000 can be  applied for by invitation only to support exceptional  projects.

Scholarship Application  Deadline: The application deadline is 19 August  2013.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application

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