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Global Health Corps provides a yearlong paid fellowship for young professionals from diverse backgrounds to work on the frontlines of the fight for global health equity at existing health organizations and government agencies. Fellows are currently working in Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda, Malawi, Zambia and the United States. GHC recruits placement organizations that are doing excellent work in improving healthcare access and health outcomes in impoverished communities. Placement organizations range from small grassroots organizations to large global institutions. Global Health Corps recruits and selects highly qualified applicants with diverse skill sets for specific fellowship positions at these organizations.

Award / Eligibility Details:

GHC supports and challenges fellows throughout their fellowship. The year begins with a 2-week Training Institute at Yale University for all fellows, followed by retreats and workshops throughout the year. In addition, fellows have access to distance learning and collaboration opportunities, an advising program, professional development funds and networking opportunities, and GHC staff site visits and check-ins. And 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; and travel coverage to and from placement site, all trainings, and retreats.

To be eligible, applicants must be 30 years or younger by the start of the fellowship (which means have not celebrated 31st birthday by the start of the fellowship); have a bachelors/undergraduate degree by the start of the fellowship; and be proficient in English. Country of citizenship affects which countries applicants can apply to for fellowship placements; please refer to the website for more details.

Deadline: Mid-January each year

Academic Level: Graduate, Post-Graduate, Post-Undergraduate

Type/Purpose: Internship / Professional Development, Public Service Program, Study Abroad / International Exchange, Study Away / Domestic Exchange

Field of Study: All, Arts & Humanities, Business, Education / Teaching, Public Affairs / Policy, Social Sciences, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)

Location: United States, International

Citizenship eligibility: All, Foreign Citizen / International Student, Permanent Resident, US Citizen, US National

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