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

Gates (Bill and Melinda) Foundation Grand Challenges Explorations (GCE)
Grand Challenges Explorations (GCE) supports hundreds of early-stage research projects including many ideas that have never before been tested and scientists and innovators from a wide range of disciplines and regions. Each round of the Grand Challenges Explorations initiative awards grants against a set of specific topics. The GCE initiative funds innovative ideas that could lead to new vaccines, diagnostics, drugs, and other technologies targeting diseases that claim millions of lives every year, as well as improvements and innovations in agriculture development and others of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation priority areas. Deadline(s): 11/12/2014

Directorate for Biological Sciences/NSF Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases
The Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases program supports research on the ecological, evolutionary, and socio-ecological principles and processes that influence the transmission dynamics of infectious diseases. The central theme of submitted projects must be quantitative or computational understanding of pathogen transmission dynamics. The intent is discovery of principles of infectious disease transmission and on testing mathematical or computational models that elucidate infectious disease systems. Deadline(s): 11/19/2014

Yale/Stanford Johnson & Johnson Global Health Scholars Program
The Yale/Stanford Johnson & Johnson Global Health Scholars Program annually selects physicians during their residencies and career physicians for six-week rotations at sites in South Africa, Uganda, Liberia, Indonesia. Deadline(s): 12/05/2014

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
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