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Full Funded Research Training Fellowship for Postgraduates from Nestlé Nutrition Institute

Nestlé Nutrition Institute
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Full Funded Research Training Fellowship for Postgraduates from Nestlé Nutrition Institute

Nestlé Nutrition Institute (NNI) offers The nutrition fellowship that aims to enable young health professionals from developing countries working in the field of pediatric nutrition and gastroenterology to access postgraduate training through leading institutions.The Nestle Nutrition Institute offers grants for research skills trainings which can help in performing research in the fields of mother and child health and nutrition.


  1. The NNI grant up to 40’000 CHF can be used to pay course registration fees, round trip travel to the host institution, lodging and living expenses and health insurance coverage for the duration of the course.
  2. The amount of 40’000 CHF applies for the longer length projects (12 months). A proportion of this amount will be paid to shorter duration projects. The NNI grant will be given to the Host Institution which will disburse it to the fellow.


  • Fellowships are available for post graduate qualifications only.
  • Fellow has to be affiliated with an academic/clinical institution.
  • Potential candidates should submit an application describing their interest in participating in the NNI Research training Fellowship.
  • All institutions offering a training programme in the area of Maternal and/or Child Health and Nutrition are eligible to be a host institution.
  • Candidates who have already spent more than 12 months outside their home country during the 3 years preceding the application are not eligible. Exceptions could be made if the applicant can justify how this additional training will supplement the one(s) already obtained.
  • Candidates who have already left their country at the time of applying for the fellowship are not eligible. 
  • Candidates who have completed more than one half of any training programme they may already be enrolled in are not eligible.
  • Candidates who, at the time of submitting their application, already have a grant from any other training program are not eligible.
  • Applications will not be entertained if the applicant’s home country law prohibits the nature of this activity.

Required documents

The application form must be accompanied by the following:

  1. Details of their current level of training.
  2. Curriculum Vitae.
  3. A plan of the proposed training/activity clearly indicating its specific outcomes.
  4. Two letters of recommendation (1 from the institution where the candidate is working and 1 from the host institution).
  5. Letter stating intent to return to the home country upon completion of the training program.


  • Successful candidates will be required to start their training within 1 year of being notified of the fellowship award.
  • Duration of the support for the research training lasts for a maximum of 12 months.
  • Upon certification, fellowship awardees return to their home countries.


  • Priority consideration for this prestigious fellowship will be given to candidates in junior positions from emerging countries.
  • The candidates’ history of previous or alternate grants will be taken into consideration.
  • Candidates will be notified of the NNI’s decision by letter.

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United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Djibouti, Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Comoros, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Somalia, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen
Country of residence
Any Country
Both gender
Health, Science

Opportunity Information

Opportunity Targeting
Graduate Students
Full funding
Opportunity Coverage
Tuition fee, Travel costs, Accommodation, Stipend/ Living allowance, Other
Opportunity will take place in
Not specified
Required Documents
CV, Recommendation Letter, others

Educational Conditions

Required Specialties
Medicine, Nursing and Medical Sciences
Educational Level
Required Languages
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Nestlé Nutrition Institute

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