Emerging Leaders Award (tropical medicine | developing countries)


The Emerging Leaders Award from the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (RSTMH) recognizes early-career investigators from and based in low- and middle-income countries. Applicants should be within 10 years or receiving their terminal degree.

  • Nominees will have made a significant contribution to leadership, including mentorship and capacity building of others
  • Nominations should come from RSTMH members and Fellows ONLY 
  • Nominees should be RSTMH members ONLY
  • Self-nomination, with a supporting statement from another RSTMH member or Fellow is permitted

The award comprises:

  • A £5,000 personal cash prize
  • A certificate
  • Access to mentorship through the RSTMH Board of Trustees and wider network
  • A platform to give a keynote speech at an RSTMH scientific meeting.

Nominations are due on June 16, 2023.


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