The International Society for Infectious Diseases (ISID)/ESCMID Fellowship Program 2019 for young Investigators from low and low-middle income countries.

Plazo de solicitud: abril 1st 2019

The International Society for Infectious Diseases (ISID) and the European Society for Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID) established their joint fellowship program in 2010 to foster international, peer-to-peer collaboration and the exchange of scientific knowledge and best practice. The program enables young investigators, from low and low-middle income countries outside of the region, to travel to Europe for multidisciplinary clinical and laboratory training.

In the formative stages of their careers, successful applicants are given the opportunity to extend their research experience; learn from experienced infectious disease specialists; and return home with knowledge and processes that will help them improve clinical practice in regions where it most needs strengthening. With this objective in mind, proposals that enhance the transfer of technologies to geographical areas where they are particularly needed are favored.

Two fellowships of up to US$7,500 and up to three months in duration are awarded annually.


Las becas ISID / ESCMID están abiertas a residentes de países de ingresos bajos y medianos, según lo clasificado por el Banco Mundial, from outside of Europe, who are less than forty years of age, and will benefit from the opportunity to work or study outside of their country of residence.


Applications should be made using our on-line submission system by April 1st and include:

  • Research plan – five pages including background, methods, limitations and references
  • curriculum vitae del solicitante
  • Carta de referencia de la institución del solicitante.
  • Carta de invitación / referencia de la institución de acogida.
  • Curriculum vitae of mentor from host institution
  • Detalles del presupuesto

Upon completion, a short written report on the outcomes of any research must be submitted. ISID and ESCMID also encourage recipients of grants to present their results at scientific meetings and to submit them for publication in peer-reviewed journals including, but not limited to, the International Journal of Infectious Diseases.

Proceso de Selección

Proposals will be reviewed by members of ISID’s Research Committee and grants awarded in collaboration with ISID and ESCMID’s research program directors.

Para más información:

Visit the Official Webpage of the ISID/ESCMID Fellowship Program


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