Health Professions & STEM Advising

APPLY TODAY! Doris Duke International Clinical Research Fellowship


Apply today for the Doris Duke International Clinical Research Fellowship

Application deadline:  January 14, 2014 at 11:59 p.m.   

The goal of the fellowship is to produce future leaders of global health clinical research. Pick from two locations and pursue a variety of research opportunities under great mentorship!

Who’s eligible? 

This fellowship is open to US-based medical students with at least two years of medical school training who are planning to conduct clinical research in a low- or middle-income country.

Three students will be selected each year. Interviews with select applicants will be conducted during the month of February.

 Program structure:

The Doris Duke International Clinical Research Fellowship from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation provides an opportunity for up to three US medical students to complete a yearlong international clinical research project in Tanzania or Kenya. The fellowship begins in July and features didactic training during the fall before the fellows travel to the research location for 8-9 months to work on their project with mentorship from Duke and collaborating institution faculty.

Program support:

  •   stipend of $29,000
  •   research support of $4,000
  •   health insurance (if applicable)
  •   didactic training in research methods
  •   round trip travel to the annual ICRF meeting
  •   round trip travel to the research site
  •   round trip travel to Tanzania during fellowship year for a mid-fellowship training
  •   round trip travel to a research conference

Should you have any questions, please email or call any time. We look forward to reviewing your application and welcoming you to Duke.


Dennis Clements

Director, Doris Duke Fellowship at Duke University

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