Application Deadline: February 2nd 2016 11:59pm EST.
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.
Global Health Corps is a community of leaders united by the belief that health is a human right. Global Health Corps Fellows are highly effective and empathetic systems thinkers with diverse backgrounds, expertise and stories.
During a yearlong paid fellowship, GHC fellows work in a range of critical roles within partner organizations on the front lines of health equity in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, the US, and Zambia, developing as leaders and making an impact every day
Global Health Corps are looking for high potential young leaders with:
- A deep commitment to social justice
- Diverse skillsets and backgrounds
- The creativity to collaborate and problem solve
- The excellence to deliver results and the power to use your voice to shape the future of global health
- You are 30 years or younger by June 26, 2016
- You have an undergraduate degree by June 26, 2016
- You are proficient in English
- Fellows work in yearlong paid placements with partner organizations working to address health inequity across a range of issue areas.
- Through a comprehensive leadership and management training curriculum, we bring fellows together five times a year to foster systems-thinking, strong management, and key leadership practices.
- Details vary depending on fellowship placement and location, but fellows receive the additional following support during the year:
- Monthly living and utilities stipend
- Health insurance
- Professional development grant of $600 and completion award of $1500
- Travel coverage to and from placement site, all trainings, and retreats
Global Health Corps fellows are agents of change who:
- Are committed to social justice
- Inspire and mobilize others
- Adapt and innovate
- Are self-aware and committed to learning
- Get results
- November 4: Part 1 of the application opens — your essays on leadership and health equity
- December 9: Part 2 of the application opens — position descriptions posted online
- February 2: Applications close at 11:59pm EST. Proof of Identity and Proof of Education documents due
- February 15: Two recommendations due (submitted through the online application portal)
- February–March: Each application is reviewed by at least two readers
- March–April: All semi-finalists are interviewed by Global Health Corps
- April: All applicants are notified on a rolling basis of their application status by email
- April–May: 3 to 5 finalists per position are interviewed by partner organizations
- May–June: Fellowship offers are extended on a rolling basis
- June 1: All applicants are notified on a rolling basis of their application status by email
Apply Now for the 2016/2017 Global Health Corps Fellowship for Young Professionals
For More Information:
Visit the Official Webpage of the Global Health Corps Fellowship for Young Professionals
When we talk about human rights and several other social justices globally, Public Health must be on the fore front. In Africa, public Health is given less attention in terms of action plan than talking. It seems political leadership ignore this very important fundamental human right out ignorance of the law or because the section has had less advocates to bring awareness on the same.
Is it possible for me to join the global health corps when am still doing my diploma program in clinical nutrition?
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