June 25, 2024

2024 The RSTMH Early Career Grants Programme | Online

The RSTMH Early Career Grants Programme is now open for applications. The Programme provides more than 200 grants every year to those early in their careers to carry out their first piece of research into tropical medicine or global health.

The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (RSTMH) Early Career Grants are aimed at individuals who have not received a research grant of £5,000 or more in their own name before, who are able to develop and deliver their first research project.



  • Grants Sponsor(s): Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
  • Host Institution(s): Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (RSTMH)
  • Funding Amount: Funded
  • Number of Awards: 230
  • Study Level: Early career researchers and global health professionals
  • Nationality: All Nationalities

Eligibility Criteria

The following requirements must be fulfilled for the RSTMH Early Career Grants Programme:

  • Early career researchers and global health professionals based anywhere in the world
  • Applicants who have not had research funding in their own name before
  • Project should take up to one year to be completed and should start within 3 months of receiving funding.

Member benefits include:

  • Access to peer-reviewed journal, Transactions
  • Eligibility to nominate and be nominated for prestigious medals and awards
  • Access to Members Area that contains exclusive announcements and offers
  • Discounted rates to RSTMH meetings and events as well as access to travel scholarships for our events (priority given to early careers and students)
  • Access to Country Ambassador and Student Ambassador programmes
  • A 25% discount on thousands of Oxford University Press books
  • Access to online Members directory
  • A 10% discount on open access fees for journals International Health and Transactions
  • The opportunity to shape the vision and governance of RSTMH and the sector by participating in our Annual General Meeting and voting for elected Trustees
  • A fortnightly newsletter that contains exclusive news and opportunities for our members
  • Opportunities for your knowledge and ideas to be brought together and presented to global community

Application Procedures

How-to-Apply: To apply for the 2024 RSTMH Early Career Grants Programme please click the apply here button to submit application online.

RSTMH uses Submittable for grants applications. More information on how to use Submittable and register for an account can be found here.

Application Deadline: April 22, 2024

Visit the Official Website for Further Details


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