Call for Applications: Fogarty International Clinical Research Scholars Program

Would you like the unique chance to experience clinical research training in a developing country?

Do you want to work with a strong team of mentors and colleagues on important issues that advance health outcomes around the world?

The National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) Fogarty International Clinical Research Scholars Program offers U.S. medical and graduate students in the health sciences hands-on experience at top-ranked, NIH-funded research centers abroad. Current locations include Bangladesh, Botswana, Brazil, China, Haiti, India, Kenya, Malawi, Mali, Peru, South Africa, Tanzania, Thailand, Uganda, and Zambia. To learn more about the program, visit the Web site:

The purpose of the program is to support one year of mentored clinical research training in low- and middle-income countries and to build international health research capacity in resource-limited settings.

Program applications are due November 19, 2010.

Eligibility includes U.S. citizens or permanent U.S. residents who:

• are third-year medical students

• have advanced standing in a U.S. osteopathic or dental school

• are enrolled in a doctoral-level program at a U.S. school of public health, optometry, nursing, pharmacy or veterinary medicine.