Tue. Nov 30th, 2021

    Application Deadline: 13th January 2021

    Eligible Countries: All African countries and other regions

    To be taken at (country): USA

    About the Award: Global Health Corps is building the next generation of diverse health leaders. We offer 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: 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,  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 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.
    • Fellow receive additional logistical and financial support during the year, including:
      • 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

    Duration of Fellowship: 1 year

    How to Apply:

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

    Visit Fellowship Webpage for details

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