Fulbright-Fogarty Fellowships in Public Health


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 Length

9 months

Eligibility and Application Overview

Public 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

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