Additional Possible Funding Sources

General List of Possible Funding Opportunities

  • Alan J Magill Fellowship * Application deadline February 1. Open only to ASTMH members who are citizens and legal residents of a low/low-middle income country as determined by the World Bank and WHO/Hinari. MD, MBBS, DDS, DVM or PhD-level degree.    
  • ABE Fellowship *Application deadline is normally Sept. 1 annually for the following academic year  (Must be a citizen of the United States or Japan, or demonstrate strong and serious long-term affiliations with research communities in Japan or the United States.)
  • Top University Strategic Alliance (TUSA) *For faculty conducting research in social sciences or humanities at participating universities in Taiwan.  Please let us know in advance if you are applying for this funding so that we can help coordinate.
  • World Bank  * Researchers applying through their Ministry/Government (from WB member countries) may easily find funding through WB, especially if the research is related to Developing Human Resources for Health.  Additionally, some more general scholarship and fellowship opportunities are listed on the WB website.

Funding Opportunities for Women

Funding Opportunities in Specific Fields

Human Resource Development

Human Rights

Policy

  • Harkness Fellowships in Health Care Policy and Practice The Commonwealth Fund’s Harkness Fellowships in Health Care Policy and Practice provide a unique opportunity for mid-career health services researchers and practitioners from Australia, Canada, France, Germany, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, and the United Kingdom to spend up to 12 months in the United States, conducting original research and working with leading U.S. health policy experts.  * Deadlines vary (from Fall through February) and are dependent on the country from which you are applying- Please contact the Takemi Program and notify us if you are applying for this Fellowship

Safety

Social Sciences

  • Top University Strategic Alliance (TUSA) *For faculty conducting research in social sciences or humanities at participating universities in Taiwan.  Please let us know in advance if you are applying for this funding so that we can help coordinate.

Funding Opportunities for Candidates From Specific Countries

*Please also check to see what Fulbright Scholarships might be available for your home country

Brazil

China

India

Japan

  • Japan Medical Association selects 1-2 Fellows per year and provides funding for their Takemi Fellowship.  Candidates from Japan can apply directly through JMA.  *Please do not submit applications directly to the Takemi Program if applying through JMA

Latin America and the Carribbean

Mexico

  • Fundación México en Harvard (partial funding) *Please contact the Takemi Program for assistance when applying for funding from Fundación México en Harvardfunding is distributed by April 15 each year for Fall
  • Other suggestions for candidates from Mexico can be found on the Fundación website.

South Africa

Taiwan

  • Top University Strategic Alliance (TUSA) *For faculty conducting research in social sciences or humanities at participating universities in Taiwan. Please let us know in advance if you are applying for this funding so that we can help coordinate.

Fellowships & Resources at the Harvard Chan School

  • Yerby Postdoctoral Fellowship  The Yerby Postdoctoral Fellowship Program supports those having recently graduated with a Graduate level degree in health-related sciences who plan to pursue a career in academia.   This is a mentoring program at HSPH that seeks to support groups historically underrepresented in health-related sciences (as defined by NIH), and to others whose background will contribute to academic diversity, including individuals from socioeconomically disadvantaged backgrounds.   Submission deadline: November 18, 2017 (for 2017-2018).  Decisions made February/March.  *Please contact the Takemi Program for assistance when applying for a Yerby Fellowship so that we can coordinate the completion of the Mentor Agreement Form