Applications are now open for the 2022 BMJ Global Health Grant to support early career researchers in low-income and lower-middle-income countries (LMICs).
Established in 2019, the BMJ Global Health Grant recognises early career researchers from LMICs working in the field of global health and is awarded to the applicant whose abstract describes the most original methodological contribution to the field of global health and whose summary demonstrates the greatest importance and potential impact in advancing the field.
The aim of the BMJ Global Health Grant is to recognise the contributions of early career researchers from low-income and lower-middle-income countries working in the field of global health.
The grant is awarded to the applicant who describes the most original methodological contribution, and that shows the greatest importance or potential impact in advancing the field of global health.
This year the successful applicant will receive funding of up to GBP 5,000 to support attendance at the 7th Global Symposium on Health Systems Research (HSR 2022) in Bogota, Colombia (31 October-4 November 2022), and the opportunity to publish a full paper in BMJ Global Health at no cost (article processing charge waived).
In order to apply for the grant you must, at the time of application, be:
- An early career researcher, within 10 years of completing your PhD or equivalent professional qualification or training (working in healthcare, academia or industry), undertaking research in global health; and
- A national of a low-income or lower-middle-income country in accordance with the current World Bank classification. If you have a dual nationality of which one is not of a low-income or lower-middle-income country, you may not apply for this grant.
- In order to apply, you must fulfil both requirements listed. They will request a letter of support from your department or institution confirming your current role as part of the application.
For more information, visit https://gh.bmj.com/pages/bmj-global-health-grant