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National Institutes of Health (NIH) – Emerging Global Leader Award

The NIH Fogarty Emerging Global Leader Award provides research support to a junior faculty researcher from a low- or middle-income country (LMIC) academic or research institution.

This is a mentored research career development experience.  The goal is to help junior researchers begin an independently funded research career. NIH invites scientists from any health related discipline to submit this grant/award application. The proposal will address career development activities and a research project that is relevant to the health priorities of their country.

For more information, please see the full grant announcement here: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-15-292.html

 

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