British Medical Journal (BMJ) Global Health Grant 2019


British Medical Journal (BMJ) Global Health Grant 2019: In support of early career researchers working in the field of global health from low-income and lower-middle-income countries, BMJ is offering the BMJ Global Health Grant to one successful applicant.

You may apply for up to £5,000 to support your attendance at the 11th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health which takes place on 16-20 September 2019 in Liverpool, UK. The grant will be used to cover your costs of attending the conference, including the event registration fee, return travel and accommodation costs, visa application fee and subsistence for the days on which the conference is held.We are accepting applications for the BMJ Global Health Grant 2019 from 09:00 GMT on 14 December 2018. Applications must be submitted by 17:00 BST on 31 March 2019.

Eligibility criteria

In order to apply for the grant you must, at the time of application, be:

  1. An early career researcher, within 10 years of completing your PhD or equivalent professional qualification or training (working in healthcare, academia or industry), undertaking research in global health; and
  2. A national of a low-income or lower-middle-income country in accordance with the current World Bank classification. If you have a dual nationality of which one is not of a low-income or lower-middle-income country, you may not apply for this grant.

In order to apply, you must fulfil both 1 and 2 above. We will request a letter of support from your department or institution confirming your current role as part of the application.

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How to apply

To apply, please read the terms and conditions carefully and submit your completed application and institutional letter of support to us by email ( with the subject line ‘BMJ Global Heath Grant application’.

BMJ Global Health Grant 2019 Application Form

All applications must be submitted by 17:00 BST on 31 March 2019. Any applications made after this time will not be considered.

The successful applicant will be notified by 17:00 BST on 30 April 2019.

Criteria for selection

The grant will be awarded to the applicant whose abstract describes the most original methodological contribution to the field of global health and whose summary demonstrates the greatest importance
and potential impact in advancing the field.


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