Global Health Corps Paid Fellowships for Young Professionals (Work in Africa and the USA)

Global Health Corps Fellowships

Course(s) Offered: Health
Course Level: Graduate Fellowships
Provider: Global Health Corps
Country to Work in: USA, Burundi, Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, Zambia

Scholarship Description
Global Health Corps (GHC) is offering its Global Health Corps Fellowships as year-long paid placements with partner organizations working to address health inequity across a range of issue areas.

A GHC fellowship is so much more than a global health job. It’s a year that will catalyze your personal and professional growth as a leader, placing you within a global and diverse network of bright, young, and committed health equity champions. It is – we hope – the beginning of the rest of your career working to transform health systems to deliver for all.

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 (Burundi, Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, and Zambia). The GHC is recruiting for 2018-2019 class of the Global Health Corps Fellowships. Are you interested in applying? Start your application today!

By the start of the fellowship on June 24, 2018, fellows must:
  • Be 30 years or younger.
  • Hold a bachelor’s or undergraduate university degree.
  • Be proficient in English.
Selection criteria:
The fellowship targets high potential young leaders. It is looking for a diverse group of emerging leaders from every sector and professional background who bring the skills necessary to fill critical health systems gaps and who embody our key leadership practices:
  • Creativity to collaborate and problem solve
  • Committed to Learning.
  • Inspiring and Mobilizing.
  • Committed to Social Justice.
  • Adaptive and Innovative.
  • Results-driven.
Eligible groups
Citizens of ALL countries

Participating Institutions
GHC partner organizations on the front lines of health equity in the USA and participating African countries. GHC currently partners with placement organizations in Burundi, Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, the United States, and Zambia.

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.

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
Create an account on the official website and log in to start an application. You will need to use a computer (not a tablet or smartphone) with one of the web browsers listed on this page. Select “Create or Edit Application” to fill out the online application, including selecting up to three positions. Click here to review the positions and get the corresponding position code, which you will need to enter in the application. Click “Save Draft” to save your application log out and return anytime.

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

Applications open on 6 December 2017, and will close on 17 January 2018; 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: 17 January 2018
Open to International Applicants: Yes

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