Funding Opportunities

Bolsas de Pos-Doc/Fiocruz Visiting Professor Program
The Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz;, an institution affiliated to the Brazilian Ministry of Health, is building the Center for Technological Development in Health. To mobilize and strengthen the human resources needed, Fiocruz and CAPES (an agency of the Ministry of Education) have dedicated fellowships for PhD's to collaborate with the CDTS. Deadline(s): Ongoing

Grand Challenges in Global Health New Interventions for Global Health
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is launching a new Grand Challenge: New Interventions for Global Health. This request for proposals will fund full awards that could include grants, program related investments, or contracts up to USD $10,000,000 per awardee for up to four years. Full awards must include an industry, biotech, or other translational partner, either leading or participating in the application. Also considered will be applications for pilot awards of up to USD $2,000,000 and up to four years to explore concepts that require additional investigation, with the anticipation that successful applicants will apply for a full award in subsequent years. Deadline(s): 01/13/2015

Grand Challenges in Global Health - Putting Women and Girls at the Center of Development
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is launching a new Grand Challenge: Putting Women and Girls at the Center of Development. While grants will go to investigators in low- and middle-income countries, partnerships with investigators in other countries are encouraged, especially where the opportunity exists to build on existing collaborations. Deadline(s): 01/13/2015

American Society for Microbiology ASM/CDC Postdoctoral Research Program in Infectious Diseases and Public Health Microbiology
The program is sponsored by the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The goal of ASM/CDC Fellowship is to support the development of new approaches, methodologies and knowledge in infectious disease prevention and control in areas within the public health mission of the CDC. The fellowship allows one to perform research in residence headquartered at a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) location. Deadline(s): 01/15/2015

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Feinberg Travel Grant
Feinberg School of Medicine provides travel grants to medical students to offset the costs of travel in order to help them participate in and complete rotations at universities and medical clinics where FSM has formal agreements and affiliations. These grants are meant to complement the awards given out via the Global Health Initiative whose funds are restricted to rotations and global health education programs in medically underserved areas abroad. The deadline is Monday, September 1, 2014 for M4s. The deadline is February 16, 2015 for M1s for Peking University. Deadline(s): 2/16/15

Fogarty International Center/NIH/DHHS: International Research Scientist Development Award (IRSDA) (K01)
Fogarty International Center (FIC) invites applications for the International Research Scientist Development Award. This program provides support and protected time (three to five years) to advanced postdoctoral (at least two years beyond conferral of doctoral degree) U.S. research scientists for an intensive, mentored research career development experience in a low- or middle-income country (LMIC) as defined by the World Bank ending-groups; low-income, lower-middle-income, and upper-middle-income countries are included) leading to an independent research career focused on global health. FIC invites K01 applications from biomedical, epidemiological, clinical, biostatistical, social and behavioral scientists in the formative stages of their research. Deadline(s): 3/4/15
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