What is the RSTMH Small Grants Program 2019?
The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (RSTMH) invites applications for RSTMH Small Grants Program 2019 which aims to enable early career researchers and global health professionals in the field of tropical medicine or global health to undertake clinical or scientific research or fieldwork as stand-alone projects or distinct elements within a larger project. The selected candidate is awarded a grant worth GBP 5000.
Who is offering this scholarship?
The Royal Society of Tropical Disease and Hygiene (RSTMH) is offering this grant.
Who can apply for this scholarship?
To be eligible, the applicants must:
What are the benefits?
The selected candidates will be awarded grant worth GBP 5000 (including VAT).
Small grants can be used for the following expenditure:
How can you apply?
Follow the steps below to apply for the grant:
Step 1: Visit the web page here and register an account to apply for the grant.
Step 2: Login to the account and fill the online application form.
Step 3: Provide information on personal details, project and address details, etc.
Step 4: Provide information on referees, work experience and upload required documents.
Step 5: Submit the application form.
What are the selection criteria?
The applications will be assessed and selected based on the following criteria:
What are the important dates?
The deadline for submissions (including references) is Monday 15 April at midnight GMT.
Q. When do the grants open for applications?
A. The grant applications are open from Friday 8 February 2019.
Q. When do they close?
A. The deadline for applications (including the references) is midnight GMT on 15 April 2019.
Q. How much is the small grant for?
A. The grant is up to GBP 5000 including VAT.
Q. When does the money get paid?
A. The money is expected to be paid from July 2019, but it does somewhat depend on the number of applications received.
Q. What can the grant be used for?
A. The grant must be used to carry out research. To do this, the applicant can spend it on a number of things including travel, consumables, field transport, accommodation etc.
Q. Can I use a small grant to undertake a course of study?
A. No, the grant cannot be used to undertake any course of study.
Terms and Conditions
Applications focused on the thematic areas listed in RSTMH’s five-year strategy will be prioritized. These are listed below:
Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
303-306 High Holborn,
London WC1V 7JZPhone: +44 (0)20 7405 2628
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