Volume 54, Issue 3
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645


This award supports a one-year postdoctoral fellowship to provide field experience in endemic areas for individuals working on tropical infectious disease-related research in the U.S. The fellowship will not exceed $28,000 to cover costs of round-trip travel to the overseas site, supplies and salary. Applications (no more than five typewritten pages) must include a description of the proposed project based on working at the overseas site for at least six months of the fellowship year, including information on facilities available, as well as patient populations for those studies involving clinical research. Candidates should be members of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (membership application may be submitted with the grant application) and must be willing to present a final report of the project to the Society. In addition to the project description and justification, applications must include a proposed budget, curriculum vitae of the fellowship applicant with copies of no more than five recent publications, verification of approval by the home and host institutions, and letters of support from the overseas mentor as well as at least one previous mentor. Applications should be submitted by August 1, 1996.


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