How to Apply

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Application Deadline

The application deadline for the 2014-2015 Yerby Fellowship Program was November 1, 2013.  Applications for the 2015-2016 program will begin to be accepted in August 2014.

Application Information

To qualify for consideration, applicants must submit a complete application that includes the following:

  • Statement of professional objectives in academic public health, including a description of how these objectives would be advanced by research opportunities at HSPH
  • Brief description of how the candidate’s ethnicity or background advances the programs goal of increasing the diversity of academic public health
  • Proposal for research to be undertaken during the fellowship
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Official doctoral transcript(s)
  • Sample publication

Applicants are also encouraged to suggest the names of faculty members with whom they might wish to be affiliated.  Only complete applications will be considered.