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NIH Fogarty Global Health Training Program (D43)

Internal Due Date: Past Due - Coordinator: Holly Sommers

Foundation Due Date: 07-16-2016 (Letters of Intent); August 16, 2016 (Full Applications)

Number of Applications: 1


This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) provides opportunities for up to five consortia to develop and support global health research training programs that meet the following objectives:

  • Provide mentored research training for pre-doctoral and pre-professional degree students and post-doctoral and recent post-professional degree students (trainees) from the U.S. and low- and middle- income countries (LMICs) in global health research at established biomedical and health research sites in LMICs, particularly those supported by the NIH.
  • Provide all trainees with instruction and training in rigorous research design, research ethics and statistical analysis through mentored research training.
  • Provide training opportunities in diverse areas of research relevant to the health priorities of collaborating LMICs and the mission areas of component NIH Institutes and Centers participating in this FOA.
  • Provide knowledge and skills to prepare trainees for careers in health research.
  • Strengthen global health programs at U.S. academic institutions and help to sustain health research at institutions in LMICs.

Application budgets are limited to up to $1.1 million direct costs/year per award. The total project period for an application submitted in response to this Funding Opportunity Announcement may not exceed 5 years. 

For full information, please see the website noted above.


Internal Competition Guidelines: Interested applicants must submit an abstract of their proposed projects (not to exceed 2 pages) and an NIH-style biosketch to Holly Sommers via e-mail ( by no later than the internal deadline above for consideration. Please put Fogarty D43 - Applicant Name in the subject line of the e-mail. It is helpful if the abstract and biosketch are submitted in a single PDF file with the abstract first. Please note that written reviews or summary statements from the internal review and selection process will not be available.