Fully Paid 2018/2019 Global Health Corps Paid Fellowship for Young Professionals in Africa

Application Deadline: Submit applications on or  before 7th January 2018

Eligible Countries: All African countries and other regions are eligible to apply

To be taken at (country): Fellowship will take place in the  USA

About the Award: Global Health Corps is currently building the next generation of diverse health leaders. The Health Services Corps is  offeringr a range of paid fellowship positions with health organizations in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, the United States, and Zambia and the opportunity to develop as a transformative leader in the health equity movement. Everyone has a role to play in the health equity movement.

Type: This is a paid Fellowship

Eligibility: Global Health Corps Fellowship is looking for a global and diverse group of passionate and talented emerging leaders who:

  • Are willing to push themselves outside their comfort zones, to embrace failure, and to approach a personally transformative year – with many challenges in the day-to-day – with integrity, humility, and self-reflection.
  • Are ready to strengthen and use their voice — the most powerful tool for change that you have — in order to engage others, create space for critical conversation, and effect meaningful social change in global health.
  • Are excited by a design-thinking approach to building a better world, creatively embracing wicked problems and ready to embrace failure as learning.
  • Are committed to bringing your best and doing the work in the day-to-day, showing up as a critical part of the global health equity movement.
  • Are passionate about social justice in global health and about finding and building their voices to effect health impact.
  • Are committed to inclusivity and collaboration across sectors, cultures, and borders of all kinds, while investing in and supporting others.

Selection Criteria: By the start of the fellowship, June 24, 2018,  fellows must:

  • Be 30 years or younger.
  • Hold a bachelor’s or undergraduate university degree.
  • Be proficient in English.

Number of Awardees: Not specified

Value of Fellowship: Yearlong paid placements (June 24, 2018 – July 8, 2019) within partner organizations in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, the US, and Zambia to address real-time capacity gaps and strengthen health systems.

  • In addition to on-the-job training, we engage fellows in a comprehensive leadership training curriculum to build effective, empathetic, and innovative leaders of tomorrow. The fellowship starts at our Training Institute at Yale University from June 24-July 6, 2018.
  • Fellow receive additional logistical and financial support during the year, including:
    • Cash to take care of monthly living and utilities
    • Housing
    • Health insurance
    • Professional development grant of $600 and completion award of $1500
    • Travel coverage to and from placement site, all trainings, and retreats

Duration of Fellowship: The 2018/2019 fellowship year which begins in late June 2018 and ends in July 2019.

How to Apply: Apply here

It is important to go through the Application Requirements before applying.

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