Robert E. Shope International Fellowship in Infectious Diseases

Funding Agency:
American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

The Fellowship provides $25,000 in support for international training opportunities in arbovirology and emerging diseases for those with an MD, DVM, PhD or the equivalent. Recipients inspired by Dr. Shope will involve themselves in studies of arbovirology and/ or emerging diseases from clinical to field to laboratory studies.This award provides support for a short-term research experience in the tropics in the area of arbovirology and/or emerging diseases.

Deadline: Apr. 18, 2018

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

 Eligible applicants are full-time post-doctoral fellows (PhD, DVM, MD degrees or the equivalent) with positions at accredited U.S or Canadian institutions studying any tropical infectious disease in arbovirology and/or emerging tropical infectious diseases.  If the junior faculty member is also a post-doctoral fellow doing research in this field, then he/she will qualify.

Funding Type



Medical Fellow/Resident
Post Doctoral Fellows


International Opportunities
Medical - Basic Science
Medical - Clinical Science

External Deadline

April 18, 2018