Global Health Corps Fellowships for Young Applicants from All Countries

Global Health Corps Fellowships

Course(s) Offered: Health
Course Level: Graduate Fellowships
Provider: Global Health Corps
Country to Work in: Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, the United States, and Zambia

Scholarship Description
Global Health Corps (GHC) is offering a yearlong paid placements with partner organizations working to address health inequity across a range of issue areas.

Fellowship placements are offered to qualified applicants from any country worldwide. Placement of successful fellows will be in the United States and countries of both East and Southern Africa (Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, and Zambia).

GHC is recruiting for its 2016-2017 fellowship class. Are you in? Start your application!

The fellowship targets high potential young leaders with a deep commitment to social justice, diverse skill sets and backgrounds, the creativity to collaborate and problem solve, the excellence to deliver results and the power to use their voice to shape the future of global health.

Eligibility Requirements:
  • You are 30 years or younger by 26 June 2016
  • You have an undergraduate degree by 26 June 2016
  • You are proficient in English
Eligible groups
Citizens of ALL countries are invited to apply

Participating Institutions
Fellows work in yearlong paid fellowship within partner organizations on the front lines of health equity in the USA, Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, and Zambia, developing as leaders and making an impact every day.

See the full list of partner organizations

Research areas
Through a comprehensive leadership and management training curriculum, GHC brings fellows together five times a year to foster systems-thinking, strong management, and key leadership practices.

Fellows work in a range of critical roles within the partner organizations, addressing health inequity across a range of issue areas, and developing as leaders and making an impact every day.

See the curriculum and the list of open fellowship positions.

Number of awards
Not specified by GHC

Sponsorship duration
This is for one year

Scholarship benefits
Details vary depending on fellowship placement and location, but fellows receive the additional following support during the year:
  • Monthly living and utilities stipend
  • Housing
  • Health insurance
  • Professional development grant of $600 and completion award of $1500
  • Travel coverage to and from placement site, all trainings, and retreats
Method of Application
There are two parts to the Global Health Corps Fellowship application process.

You can begin working on Part 1 of your application through the GHC website as soon as applications open on 4 November 2015. You can complete Part 2 of your application – which is your opportunity to apply to specific fellowship posts – as soon as job descriptions are posted on 9 December 2015.

Once you’ve finished Parts 1 and 2, you can submit your application.

It is important to read the FAQs, and also to visit the official website (link to it is below) for complete information and to access the application form for this fellowship.

Applications open on 4 November 2015, and will close on 2 February 2016; however, you are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

Global Health Corps is a community of leaders united by the belief that health is a human right. Our fellows are highly effective and empathetic systems thinkers with diverse backgrounds, expertise and stories.

Application Deadline: 2 February 2016
Open to International Applicants: Yes

More Scholarship Information and Application

Related: List of Fellowships for International Applicants and Students

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