The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH), founded in 1903, is a worldwide organization of scientists, clinicians, and program professionals whose mission is to promote global health through the prevention and control of infectious and other diseases that disproportionately afflict the global poor. Learn more about ASTMH.
One in five attendees at the ASTMH Annual Meeting is a trainee, and there are special membership trainee categories (individual and school-group) for Society membership and Annual Meeting registration. In addition, ASTMH is committed to fostering career development of global public health trainees and supports a number of career development fellowships including:
Funding and Fellowships Sponsored by ASTMH
Benjamin H. Kean Traveling Fellowship in Tropical Medicine
Next application period deadline: March 2013
Fund/ASTMH Postdoctoral Fellowship in Tropical Infectious
Next application period deadline: September 2013
Robert E. Shope
International Fellowship in Infectious Diseases
Next application period deadline: May 2013
Gorgas Memorial Institute Research Award
Next application period deadline: August 2013
Pfizer Centennial Travel Award in Basic Science Tropical Disease Research
Next application period deadline: July 2013
ASTMH also distributes competitive Travel Awards to support attendance at the the Annual Meeting, as well as a Young Investigator Program and Awards, career development sessions, sessions on how to write manuscripts or grants and give presentations, and social events for trainees. ASTMH also provides a forum for trainees to meet and interact with leaders in the field and to identify and work with potential mentors.
ASTMH is committed not just to addressing issues of global disparity today but to fostering the career development of tomorrow's leaders in global health.
ASTMH 62nd Annual Meeting
November 13-17, 2013
Marriott Wardman Park
Washington, DC USA
Registration opens in May.
Next Application Deadline: Early May
Young Investigator Award
Next Application Deadline: May, 2013