To apply complete and submit : An Application Form (PDF) | (WORD) and Referees’ form (PDF) | (WORD)

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The main goals of the internship are for participans to:

  • Acquire knowledge and skills in health systems research.
  • Examine multiple intervention programs design and evaluation issues in health systems.
  • Acquire knowledge and skills essential for competitive grantsmanship.
  • Extend repertoire of cutting edge research designs and approaches in health systems
  • Develop complete research proposals, programs of research and/or a scientific manuscript during work in progress sessions.
  • Enhance peer review skills
  • Acquire knowledge and skills in networking and extend links with local, national, and international decision-makers.

Internship Focus

  • Health systems research
  • Grantsmanship and publication skills
  • Innovative research methods (Mixed methods)
  • Developing programs of research
  • Developing research networks
  • Linking with local, national, and international decision-makers
  • Working on interdisciplinary teams
  • Linking research to policy
  • Mentorship


· Graduate prepared (must have completed a graduate degree at least one month prior to the start date of the internship) in nursing, medicine, public health, epidemiology or other health sciences related disciplines.

  • Committed to long-term research engagement and providing tangible benefits to home community or institution
  • Interest in international collaboration

Registration Fees:

The internship offers the following options:

  • Half Package: lunch and refreshments (weekdays), programme materials, transport for site visits
  • Full Package: lunch and refreshments (weekdays), programme materials, airport shuttle, transport for site visits, accommodation, welcome dinner.

Caribbean Region Participants

  • Half Package: US$200
  • Full Package: US$700

International Participants

  • Full Package:$800


  • All participants are responsible for their own flight arrangements and associated costs.
  • Breakfast & dinner on weekdays are not included in the program fee
  • Weekend catering (all meals) are not included in the program fee.

· For information on visa requirements to enter the country go to : and <href="#faqlink42">

· The UWI School of Nursing, Mona will host the Annual Nursing and Midwifery Research Conference on Thursday, May 26 and Friday May 27, 2016. Interns are encouraged to submit abstracts and attend the conference. Conference registration is not included in the internship package. For information on the conference and call for abstracts go to:

Participants in the internship will receive Continuing Education (CE) hours

For more information: Mrs Janeil Boyd

The application form can be located at: