Please Note that the NNI fellowships application process is under review and no applications are currently being accepted.



The nutrition fellowships provided by the Nestlé Nutrition Institute enable young health professionals from developing countries to access postgraduate training through leading institutions. Since 1981, more than 500 doctors and scientists have benefited from our fellowships and clinical grants.

Clinical Fellowship

Clinical fellowships * are offered to post-graduate health care professionals from developing countries working in the field of pediatric nutrition and gastroenterology. Fellowships are available in the leading partner institutions listed below. Duration of the training ranges from 12 to a maximum of 24 months. Applications have to be addressed directly to the training sites. The training sites submit the applications from selected candidates to the NNI. The NNI external Board of Advisors evaluates the applications and makes a decision for acceptance.

After completion of their training, candidates return to their home country to put in practice the knowledge gained and help to improve healthcare locally.

* Not Available To Health Care Professionals in the United States


The training sites

CHU Sainte-Justine
Stellenbosch University
The Royal Children's Hospital