Training and fellowships

TDR's grant and training activities aim to develop strong leadership in health research and decision making, so that high quality institutional and national systems can identify and manage research priorities. Grant opportunities include support for post-graduate academic training, career development, short courses and research.

Short-term training grants for research capacity strengthening and knowledge management (2015)

Submission deadline: 12 April 2015

This short-term training grant scheme is designed to help health researchers or research teams contribute more effectively to disease control through implementation research, in line with TDR’s strategy. This is the third round of the TDR grant scheme conducted in 2013 and 2014 as the IMPACT grant scheme. The focus of this round is on support for research training.

Selection of universities to manage TDR International Post Graduate Training Scheme (2015 to 2019)

Submission deadline: 28 February 2015

This is a call for applications from universities in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) to host and manage the TDR international post graduate training scheme on implementation research (IR). The long term goal is to strengthen capacity of disease endemic countries for identifying public health needs, develop appropriate solutions and translate them into policy and practice for improved health and wellbeing of their populations.