World Health Organization Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean (EMRO) and the UNICEF/UNDP/World Bank/WHO are inviting applications for its Joint EMRO/TDR Small Grants Scheme for Implementation Research in Infectious Diseases of Poverty. Interested applicants should see details below for more information on how to apply for the 2018 Joint EMRO/TDR Small Grants Scheme For Implementation Research In Infectious Diseases of Poverty.
TDR, the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases, is a global programme of scientific collaboration that helps facilitate, support and influence efforts to combat diseases of poverty.
Grants are awarded to pursue short research.
Field of study:
Grants are awarded in Infectious Diseases of Poverty.
US$ 10 000 – 15 000 per grant. Co-funding from domestic or other sources is encouraged.
Host Country of Scholarship:
Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR) countries
Eligibility Country Of Scholarship:
Citizens from the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region are qualified to apply.
Eligibility For The 2018 Joint EMRO/TDR Small Grants Scheme For Implementation Research In Infectious Diseases of Poverty:
To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must meet the following;
- Young researchers, female researchers and under-represented countries are strongly encouraged to apply.
- Researchers from different institutions, especially from more than one country in the region, are also strongly encouraged to apply.
- Health care workers and researchers are eligible to apply for this grant, including institutions in EMR national tropical/communicable disease control programmes embedded within ministries of health, academic institutions, research institutes, nongovernmental organizations (including professional societies and civil service organizations involved in tropical disease research activities).
- Applicants whose mother tongue is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.
How To Apply For The Scholarship:
The completed application form should be signed by all investigators and submitted by e-mail
to: Coordinator, Research Development & Innovation & TDR Focal Point, EMRO at:
Applicants should download the Application Form online
Application Closing Date:
June 1, 2018
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