UJMT FGHF Candidate Eligibility

U.S. trainees

  1. Citizen or permanent resident of the United States
  2. Candidates from any U.S. institution are eligible, though applicants from the four consortium universities may be given priority
  3. Applicants from underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply


LMIC trainees

This fellowship funds citizens of one of our 13 focus countries to train at the approved UJMT FGHF training site in that location (See Training Sites tab). Typically LMIC trainees have an ongoing affiliation with the UJMT FGHF academic training site and one of the affiliated mentors.


Postdoctoral applicants

Completion of a graduate degree (e.g., MD, PhD, DrPH, DVM, PharmD, or equivalent) by July of the academic year


Doctoral applicants

  1. Enrollment in a graduate degree program at a U.S. institution or an affiliated international institution
  2. Ability to defer studies over the course of the fellowship to focus on research activities
  3. Individuals in later stages of training (e.g., following comprehensive examinations, after clinical rotations) will be given priority


Travel and Research Awards

Funds for transportation to an international training site, conduct of research and supplies are available for postdocs funded through K awards or who are funded through an existing T32 award – please specify on the application.