15 September 2019.


The United States.

(Paid opportunity)


Postdoctoral Transdisciplinary Research Fellowship

This fellowship is an extraordinary opportunity to work with world-class researchers and mentors, develop ideas and partnerships within a collaborative network, present works in progress and final results in domestic and global symposia, and formally build additional research skills.

More Details

The Fellowship, co-sponsored by the East Africa and California arms of the Preterm Birth Initiative, is open to open to US and non-US citizens.

Program Components

  • Academic, research and leadership training.
  • Career development workshops offered in conjunction with the Center for AIDS Research (CFAR).
  • Strong research and career mentorship emphasizing the collaborative, transdisciplinary approach necessary to achieve impact on complex conditions such as prematurity.
  • Fellows are responsible for organizing and leading a Collaboratory event during each year of their fellowship.

Specializations for studying on this opportunity:

  • obstetrics & gynecology
  • pediatrics
  • medicine
  • preventative medicine
  • Nursing
  • biomedical or social sciences or public health (DrPH)

Required Languages


Eligible Countries

All world countries .

Program Period

2 years.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

This fellowship is open to US and non-US citizens. Fellows cannot hold concurrent active faculty positions. Candidates are eligible if they have completed any one of the following:

  • MD with or without residency or sub-specialty training in obstetrics & gynecology, pediatrics, medicine, and/or preventative medicine.
  • Nursing degree with completed doctoral training (e.g., Ph.D., DNP).
  • Doctoral degree (Ph.D., ScD) in biomedical or social sciences or public health (DrPH).

Opportunity Cost

(Paid opportunity)

  • The fellowship covers salary and provides a small amount for travel and supplies.
  • you would be eligible to apply for research funds, as well as funds to cover educational classes/courses.

How to Apply

First Step: Submit the Fellowship application materials listed below as a single PDF to fellowship manager Nicole Santos ( by 11:59 PM PST, September 15, 2019.

Second Step: Submit the Fellowship application materials:

  • Current NIH-style biosketch or CV.
  • 1-page personal statement.
  • 2-3 page research concept focused on decreasing the burden of preterm birth, including significance, proposed aims, and methods, and community/location of interest.
  • 1/2 page description about why you want to train at UCSF, including any educational courses or training opportunities you would like to pursue.
  • Copy of medical, nursing or another clinical degree (if applicable).
  • A recent writing sample.
  • Proof of US citizenship or residency, or visa status/eligibility for non-US citizens or residents.
  • Three letters of reference (sent separately).

Apply Now

More Details

Know more about this opportunity:

Official Website

Marj3 recommended links

To learn how to write CV, Essays, Personal statement,  and know about recommendation letters click here:

Marj3 recommended links

This Scholarship Published by:
Heba Elsawy/ Egypt

Reviewed by” Mustafa Abdelshafy/ Egypt
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team