The Global Health PhD Fellowship creates an opportunity for PhD candidates to add value to their degree by enabling them to be part of the processes of policy analyses and translation within the UN global health context.
UNU-IIGH undertakes policy relevant research and analysis to inform UN agencies, member states and other key decision makers on critical topics for global health. The Global Health PhD Fellowship is open to PhD candidates enrolled in our partner universities and currently pursuing a PhD on topics related to UNU-IIGH focus areas. The Fellowship lasts between six to twelve months and fellows will be assigned a project under the supervision of our Research Fellows throughout their time with us.
Successful candidates for the Fellowship programme will be based on the below criteria:
– Applicant must be currently enrolled in a PhD programme at any one of our partner universities
– Applicant must have demonstrated proficiency in English
– Applicant must be willing to be based in UNU-IIGH in Malaysia throughout the Fellowship programme
– Applicant’s expected output of the Fellowship is a publishable report and/or policy brief to be included as an appendix to their thesis
How to apply
Interested applicants must submit a completed application form to firstname.lastname@example.org . Additionally, a letter of recommendation must be submitted directly to email@example.com from applicants’ primary PhD supervisor. The letter of recommendation will support the application.