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Nestle Nutrition Institute Research Fellowships 2019

Nestle Nutrition Institute Research Fellowships 2019

Partially Funded
Country: Switzerland
City: La Tour-de-Peilz
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Applications are open for The Nestle Nutrition Institute (NNI) research fellowship. The Nestle Nutrition Institute (NNI) grant up to 40’000 CHF can be to pay course registration fees. Further,  round trip travel to the host institution, lodging and living expenses, and health insurance coverage for the duration of the course. Also, The amount of 40’000 CHF applies for longer length projects (12 months). Additionally, A proportion of this amount will be paid to shorter duration projects. The NNI grant will be to the Host Institution which will disburse it to the fellow. Further, In no case will any money be given directly from the NNI to the fellow.

Moreover, The Nestlé Nutrition Institute (NNI) is a non-profit association based in Vevey, Switzerland, that shares leading science-based information and education with healthcare professionals, scientists and also,  nutrition communities and stakeholders in all parts of the world through various forms of interaction. Further, The Institute was established in 1981 with the goal to foster “Science for Better Nutrition” to help enhance the quality of people’s lives all over the world.


up to 40’000 CHF can be to;

  • pay course registration fees,
  • round trip travel to the host institution,
  • Also, lodging and living expenses and
  • health insurance coverage for the duration of the course.


  • Fellowships are available for postgraduate qualifications only.
  • The fellow has to be with an academic/clinical institution
  • Further, Potential candidates should submit an application describing their interest in participating in the NNI Research Training Fellowship.
  • 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 and
    4. Two letters of recommendation (1 from the institution where the candidate is working and 1 from the host institution*).
    5. Also, a letter stating an intent to return to the home country upon completion of the training program.
    *Host Institution (Sites) – any scientific institution offering a program in the fields of Maternal and/or Child Health and Nutrition
  • Further, Successful candidates will 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.
  • Also, upon certification, fellowship awardees return to their home countries.


Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline31 August,2019
CityLa Tour-de-Peilz
Open toAll
OrganizerNestlé Nutrition Institute



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