Nestle Nutrition Institute Research Fellowship Grant

Sunday, July 14, 2013
The Nestle Nutrition Institute offers research grants in the fields of young women’s health, mother and child health and nutrition.

We offer these fellowship grants to health professionals from anywhere in the world applying for post-graduate research training. The duration of the training can last up to 6 months. All institutions offering a training programme in the area of Maternal and/or Child Health and Nutrition are eligible to be a host institution.

Fellowship value
The NNI will cover the fellow’s roundtrip travel to the host Institution, lodging expenses and a monthly stipend in addition to any host institution fees and some study related expenses up to 20’000 CHF. The amount of 20’000 CHF applies for the longer length projects. A proportion of this amount will be paid to shorter duration projects. The money will be given to the host Institution which will disburse it to the fellow. In no case will any money be given directly from the NNI to the fellow.

Administrative requirements
  • Fellowships are available for post graduate qualifications only.
  • Fellow has to be affiliated with an academic/clinical institution
  • Potential candidates should submit an application describing their interest in participating in the NNI Pediatric Nutrition Fellowship (to access Application Form click here).
  • The application form must be accompanied by the following:
    • 1. Details of their current level of training,
    • 2. Curriculum Vitae,
    • 3. A plan of the proposed training/activity clearly indicating its specific outcomes and
    • 4. Two letters of recommendation (1 from the institution where the candidate is working and 1 from the host institution).
    • 5. Letter stating intent to return to the home country upon completion of the training program.

Conditions
  • Successful candidates will be required to start their training within 1 year of being notified of the fellowship award.
  • Duration of the support for the research training lasts for a minimum of 6 weeks to a maximum of 6 months.
  • Upon certification, fellowship awardees return to their home countries.


Click herefor further details and application

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