Aetna/DSC Health Care Disparities Fellowship
Candidates for the fellowship program must be health care professionals at the post-doctoral level (PhD), post-residency level (MD/MPH), or graduate level (RN/MPH, NP, etc.). Ideally, candidates would enter the fellowship with a significant level of practical experience in one or more areas including disparities reduction projects; quality improvement; and community-based research, programming, and evaluation; among others. Applications due yearly in early March. For more information, click here.
Allan Rosenfield Global Health Fellowship Program
ASPH fellowships provide recent graduates of ASPH member schools with public health training experiences based at federal agencies, state/local health departments, and on Capitol Hill. The duration of the fellowships ranges from 12-24 months depending on the program. For more information, click here.
APTR-ODPHP Health Policy Fellowship Program
The Association for Prevention Teaching and Research (APTR) with support from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP), offers Health Policy Fellowships to eligible individuals in the public health field. Deadline: October 29, 2010. For information, click here.
Fulbright Student Grant
The Fulbright fellowship provides full funding for a year of research abroad in over 140 countries, open to graduating seniors and graduate students. Candidates are judged on their excellence in the field of study and academic record, the feasability of the proposed research, language qualifications, knowledge of host country, and possession of characteristics that may make them a good ambassador. For more information, click here.
Global Health Corps
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NEW AID Fellowship
The NEW AID Foundation provides grants to public health scientists to conduct research abroad of neglected infectious diseases. Applicants for NEWAID fellowships do not need to be United States citizens, but must be enrolled at an accredited graduate institution within the United States pursuing a Masters degree in Public Health, or a Masters Degree with similar coursework and training (such as MS Epidemiology programs and MHS programs in Public Health). Recent MPH graduates who have finished their education within the past 2 years are also welcome to apply. For more information, click here.
Seeds of Sustenance Fellowship
The Seeds of Sustenance (SOS) Fellowship Program provides unique opportunities for international development and public health professionals, or recently graduated Masters Degree students to gain valuable international experience through their work as SOS Fellows assigned to development organizations in sub-Saharan Africa or Southeast Asia. For more information, click here.
USAID Global Health Fellows
The Global Health Fellows Program (GHFP) is a five-year cooperative agreement with the US Agency for International Development. GHFP's main areas of focus include: 1) the recruitment, placement, career development and mentoring of fellows and interns both in Washington DC and abroad; 2) implementation of a diversity initiative that creates opportunities for underrepresented populations in the field of global health; and 3) organizational development support for USAID staff in Washington, DC and USAID Missions and professional development opportunities for fellows and USAID staff. For more information, click here.
Scholarships & Internships
AMSA International Health
Internships, fellowships, electives, course work, volunteer/educational and Medical Spanish. For more information, please go here.
Discovery Scholars Program
Designation earned at time of graduation for outstanding original research or creative work. Complements Renaissance and Global Scholars Programs. Requires graduation with at least a 3.5 GPA+ submission and approval of a research thesis or portfolio. Available in any undergraduate major. Discovery Scholars Prizes: $10,000 for use toward graduate studies. For more information, please go here.
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Summer research programs at universities and colleges in bioscience. Application deadlines in January-March. Check online by institution.
John Hopkins Center for Global Health Scholarship
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National Institutes for Health (NIH)
Summer programs in bioscience and medicine.
NIH Summer Internship Program in Biomedical Research
Biomedical Engineering Summer Internship Program
National Science Foundation
Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Summer research programs at universities, colleges and other institutions across the US, sponsored by National Science Foundation Application deadlines in January-March. For more information, please go here.
Undergraduate Research Associates Program (URAP)
Undergraduate stipends for faculty-supervised research. $1500 in Spring or Fall semester /$3000 in Summer. Requires faculty application. For more information, please go here.
USC College Student Opportunities for Academic Research (SOAR)
For students enrolled in the College of Letters, Arts and Sciences. $1000 to support faculty-supervised academic-year research. Rolling deadline. For more information, please go here.
USC College Summer Undergraduate Research Fund (SURF)
For students enrolled in the College of Letters, Arts and Sciences. Up to $3000 to support faculty-supervised summer research. Deadline late April to early May. For more information, please go here.
USC McNair Scholarship Program
For students who are the first members of their families to attend college or who are members of groups underrepresented in graduate education. McNair Summer Research Institute (on-campus) with room/board + $2800 stipend. Deadline: Early November. Requires student application. For more information, please go here.
USC Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) Program
For undergraduate women pursuing degrees in science (USC College) and engineering (Viterbi School). $2000 in Spring or Fall semester /$4500 in Summer. For deadlines see WiSE website. Requires student application and faculty recommendation. For more information, please go here.
Viterbi School of Engineering Merit Research Program
For students enrolled in the Viterbi School of Engineering. Stipend paid bi-weekly based on hours worked in the laboratory. Student application required with deadline March 1. Contact Viterbi Undergraduate Student Services for more information. For more information, please go here.
The Luce Scholars program is aimed at undergraduate students with varied academic backgrounds who demonstrate leadership and have had no prior experience in Asian affairs. The scholarship funds a one-year internship placement in the following countries in East and Southeast Asia: Brunei, Cambodia, China and Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Mongolia, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam. Deadline is early October, student must be nominated by university. For more information, please go here.
Provides graduate school funding, open to college juniors with exceptional leadership potential who will be pursuing a career in public service, e.g. government, non-profit, advocacy, education. Students must be endorsed by the university, deadline is late November/early December. For more information please go here.