Fellowship Application

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

  • Briefly describe the specific research goals to be completed during the fellowship (500 words or fewer)
  • A personal statement discussing the origin of current and past research accomplishments, interests, and/or goals (250 words or fewer)
  • Curriculum vitae
  • One publication sample
  • Official graduate transcript
  • Must submit 2 letters of recommendation*

*Please note: recommendation letters due by 11:59 EDT on October 25, 2019. A submission link will be sent to your two (2) references only after you submit your complete application.

Selection Criteria

Each application will be reviewed on the following criteria:

  • Professional achievements
  • Potential for leadership in public health
  • Potential for future growth and career advancement
  • Potential for significant contributions to area of expertise
  • Interpersonal and communications skills
  • Individual plans for incorporating the fellowship experience into specific career goals

Finalists will be contacted in late January for an interview in early February via Skype or in person. All applicants will be notified of their status by late-February.  Applicants who are selected for interviews will receive details about the remainder of the process upon invitation.

The Ideal Candidate

This program highly values diversity in many areas, including: professional interests; geographic locations; and racial, ethnic, and gender identities.  Individuals who are flexible, team players, and possess a passion for research, grant and publication development tend to more easily assimilate into the program.

How to Apply
All applications must be submitted through the online application portal (http://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/9139), which will go live on September 2, 2019. The deadline to submit applications is October 18, 2019 at 11:59 EDT.