The Center for Global Public Health established its annual graduate student research fellowships in 2008 to provide experiential learning for Berkeley students who are interested in global public health. This year, eight to ten research fellowships in the amount of $3,000-$5,000 will be awarded to qualified students who are selected, via a competitive evaluation process, to support 8-12 weeks of international travel and research activities in Summer 2018.
The project must take place at an approved faculty research site in a low- to middle-income country (LMIC). These sites are often long-term field study sites of UC Berkeley and/or UC San Francisco (UCSF) faculty members. The student’s primary supervisor can be their on-site field supervisor for the proposed research, but students must also have a direct faculty supervisor from UC Berkeley or UCSF who will help oversee their work and provide a letter of support and has signed the affiliation agreement with the CGPH.
The CGPH welcomes proposed research projects in all public health disciplines.
Call for proposals: Proposals for 2019 research fellowships are due Friday, February 15, 2019 at 5 PM. Fellows will be notified prior to March 29, 2019.
Eligibility: Students must currently be enrolled in a graduate degree program at UC Berkeley. Students enrolled in UCB-UCSF joint programs (i.e., the JMP or MTM program) are eligible.
Application Requirements: Applicants should develop a research proposal with the help of their mentors (on-site and at one of the eligible universities). To apply, please email the first three application materials listed below as a single PDF to firstname.lastname@example.org titled “FIRST LAST CGPH Fellows Application 2019.pdf” prior to Tuesday, February 15, 2019 at 5 PM.
Applications should include:
1. A two-page research proposal that contains (at a minimum):
2. Curriculum vitae
3. Budget--including airfare, living expenses, immunizations, incidentals, etc. You are required to indicate if any of these costs will be defrayed by other funding sources.
4. Please have letters of support from faculty mentor (required) and/or external site advisor (if applicable) sent to email@example.com before the deadline.
Student commitments required for the award:
Proposals will be evaluated by a faculty committee based on: