Offered in partnership with the Fogarty International Center of the U.S. National Institute of Health, Fulbright-Fogarty fellowships grant medical students and graduate students interested in global health the opportunity to conduct research in public health and clinical research in resource-limited settings. Fellows spend nine months in one of nine countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia or South America.
Program Length9 months
Eligibility and Application OverviewPublic applications are accepted.
To participate in the Fulbright-Fogarty Fellowships in Public Health, the applicant must be a U.S. citizen and:
- Be enrolled in graduate or medical school. Applicants who hold a doctorate are ineligible.
- Have sufficient proficiency in the host language to carry out the project required.
Note: Non-U.S. citizens who have legal permanent residency status in the United States are not eligible for any Fulbright grants.
Applicants to the Fulbright-Fogarty Fellowships in Public Health cannot be:
- a U.S. Department of State employee
- an immediate family member of a U.S. Department of State employee
- an employee of an agency under contract to the U.S. Department of State to perform services related to exchange programs