Global Health Research Fellowship

Health Research/ HIV/AIDS/Healthcare Careers

Global Health Research Fellowship: FHI 360's Global Health Research Fellowship provides highly motivated master's-level graduates with an opportunity to work with world-renowned researchers in global health.

Research topics include reproductive health, HIV/AIDS, and other infectious diseases. The program offers fellows practical experience in research operations and an opportunity to expand their research skills by making important contributions to specific research studies.

Fellowship Objectives

During the full time, two-year fellowship, fellows will have the opportunity to:

  • Learn about clinical and behavioral research studies;
  • Participate in FHI 360 research activities; and
  • Play a role in developing international capacity in public health research.

    Program Summary

    FHI's Global Health Research Fellowship accepts up to two applicants each year to participate in a two-year, post-graduate program located at FHI 360's headquarters in Durham, North Carolina. Each fellow will be mentored by a cadre of experienced FHI 360 scientists.

    The fellows will have an opportunity to work with multidisciplinary research teams from a variety of departments.

    During the program, fellows are able to participate in several phases of a new or ongoing clinical/behavioral study, including study monitoring; protocol development; data management; and IRB submission and review processes.

    Fellows will also have the opportunity to learn about and participate in research activities in areas such as clinical science; behavioral and social sciences; health service delivery; operations research; monitoring and evaluation; and more.


    To be eligible to apply to the Global Health Research Fellowship, applicants must meet all of the following requirements:

  • A master's graduate degree with a strong understanding of global health research, obtained within 12 months prior to beginning the fellowship in July;
  • Hold a record of high academic standing;
  • Eligible to work in the U.S. and travel internationally;
  • Able to make a two-year commitment to FHI 360 Headquarters in Durham, NC, USA;
  • Able to work 40 hours/week.

    Fellowship Application

    Interested applicants are required to submit the following materials:

  • FHI 360 Fellowship application;
  • Two essays (topics found in application);
  • Two letters of recommendation, at least one of which is from graduate faculty from your school who can comment on the application's academic performance and potential for clinical and behavioral research;
  • Copy of an official graduate school transcript (official transcripts will be required for the in-person interviews);
  • Copy of current resume or CV.

    Applications must be received by February 14.

    For more information, see: Global Health Research Fellowship

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