Information about Fellowships and Scholar Awards

Information about Fellowships and Scholar Awards

Research Fellowship
for UVa Faculty and Residents

Research Award
for UVa graduate and undergraduate students

Overview

The Pfizer-CGH fellowship encourages emerging investigators to address infectious diseases in developing areas around the world. Successful research planning incorporates the expertise of faculty, the research and health foci of relevant institutions as well as the career interests of the investigator. You are encouraged to review the existing research collaborations and contact PIIH and CGH affiliated faculty to discuss your proposal.

Fellowship Purpose and Requirements

  • Current position or association with the University of Virginia and proposed project at a collaborating institution.
  • International host institution support.
  • Hypothesis-driven research focused on infectious disease.
  • Relevance to career goals in global health.
  • Strong research interest in infectious disease and global health.
  • Commitment to advancing relevant programs and collaborative relationships between UVa and international institutions.

 

Instructions

Please complete the online application. We encourage you to contact the PIIH to discuss the development of your proposal. Please email ctrglobalhealth@Virginia.EDU with any questions.

 

Overview

The Pfizer-CGH Research Award in Infectious Disease was established to encourage emerging student investigators in developing innovative, hypothesis-driven research which examine infectious diseases in developing areas around the world. Successful research planning incorporates the expertise of faculty, the research and health foci of relevant institutions as well as the academic and career interests of the investigator.

Eligibility

The Pfizer-CGH Research Award in Infectious Disease is open to UVa Medical School students, residents and UVa undergrad and graduate students from disciplines across grounds. Most medical students conduct their project as follows:

  • between their 1st and 2nd year
  • between their 3rd and 4th year under "special student status"
  • during their 4th year as an extended elective

 

Interested applicants are encouraged to review the existing research collaborations and contact PIIH and CGH affiliated faculty to discuss your proposal.

Instructions

Please review the application. The full proposal deadline for the Pfizer and CGH-University Scholar Award is 7 January 2013.

The Center for Global Health and the Pfizer Initiative in International Health adhere to University of Virginia policy which disallows support of student work in countries under a current US Department of State Travel Warning.

Please contact ctrglobalhealth@Virginia.edu or call 243-6383 with questions.