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.
Below is a list of grants whose application submissions have recently expired.
TDR advanced postdoctoral research and training grants in implementation research – 2014
Individuals who are nationals of low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) were invited to submit applications for advanced postdoctoral research and/or training grants. Two types of grants were offered: strategic support for re-entry and postdoctoral research and training grants for the acquisition of special skills relevant to research, research management or leadership. SUBMISSIONS ARE CLOSED.
TDR postgraduate training grants in implementation research – 2014
TDR invited applications for postgraduate training grants leading to MSc and PhD degrees focused on disciplines relevant to implementation research (such as, but not limited to, epidemiology, social sciences, biostatistics, health economics, health/medical education, health information systems, community and environmental health). SUBMISSIONS ARE CLOSED.
PAHO/TDR Call for Regional Small Grants Proposals
Health professionals and investigators from institutions in the PAHO Region were invited to submit research proposals addressing operational issues related to health care access for pregnant women and children, and strategies to integrate diagnostic and treatment services for Chagas diseases, hepatitis, syphilis and HIV. SUBMISSIONS ARE CLOSED.
AFRO-TDR small grants programme (2013)
The World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa (AFRO), in collaboration with the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR), is seeking research proposals for the Small Grants Programme (SGP) for implementation research in disease prevention and control and health systems research. SUBMISSIONS ARE CLOSED.
Joint EMRO/TDR small grants scheme
The Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office for the World Health Organization (EMRO), in collaboration with the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR), is seeking applications for implementation research in communicable diseases. SUBMISSIONS ARE CLOSED.
This is a new short-term grant scheme designed for nationals from low- and middle-income countries. Support under this grant is flexible, based on public health relevance, scientific quality and the feasibility of achieving results within one year. Twenty to thirty new grants (up to US$ 50 000, non-renewed) will be awarded. The awarded recipients will be notified this summer, with funding to begin in September. SUBMISSIONS ARE CLOSED.
Implementation Research Training Workshop - 7 – 12 July 2013 Gaborone, Botswana
The workshop is part of a module-based toolkit designed to strengthen implementation research capacity in the following areas: contextualizing research, ethics, planning and conducting an IR project, data collection and management, analysis of results, dissemination of findings, and monitoring and evaluation of the uptake of evidence in the health system. SUBMISSIONS ARE CLOSED and participants have been selected.