Early Career Awards Fund for Global Health Professionals and Innovators 2023 RSTMHEarly Career Awards Fund for Global Health Professionals and Innovators 2023 RSTMH

The RSTMH Early Career Awards Programme for 2023 is now accepting applications. Early career researchers and global health professionals based anywhere in the globe who have never received research funding of £5,000 (GBP) or more in their own name are encouraged to apply for grants of up to £5,000 (GBP).

The projects can be on any area linked to tropical medicine and global health, from lab through translation, implementation, and policy, and can last up to a year.

Sir James Cantlie and Dr George Carmichael Low created the Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene in 1907 to study and debate tropical diseases.

The very first president Sir Patrick Manson, known as the “Father of Tropical Medicine,” was present.

King George V bestowed the prefix Royal in 1920, and the royal link has been maintained ever since – Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II is their Patron, and HRH The Princess Royal is an Honorary Fellow.

RSTMH is now an interdisciplinary organization that adapts to shifting patterns and interpretations of modern tropical medicine and global health.

Qualifications for the RSTMH Early Career Grants Programme

Anyone in their early stages of a research career of any nationality based anywhere in the world is eligible to apply. The Program’s ultimate goal is to promote and inspire the next generation of global health leaders, innovators, and professionals by giving them the opportunity to work on projects.

It may benefit tropical medicine or global health.
The grant is only available to RSTMH members, however anyone can apply.
Applicants who are not currently members of RSTMH will have their membership sponsored by one of our partners, or RSTMH will deduct it from their prize if they are successful.

Applicants must not have previously obtained a research grant of £5,000 or more in their own name. They should be capable of:

Do research under supervision.
Have a desire to learn about research procedures and disciplines.
Having exhibited a thorough mastery of a particular topic of study
Show your capacity to generate data while being supervised.
Critical thinking, evaluation, and the ability to synthesize new and complicated ideas are all required.
Explain the findings of their investigation well.

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