The fellowship is for newly graduated MPH students with conferral dates between May 2021 and August 2022 and PhDs in Public Health (May 2021 and August 2022 conferral dates as well). Recipients will receive a $120,000 stipend.
NOW ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS The American Public Health Association and Kaiser Permanente are pleased to announce a call for applications for the American Public Health Association and Kaiser Permanente Community Health Fellowship. This initiative aims to build a group of diverse, underrepresented public health leaders committed to improving the health of our most vulnerable communities and supporting achieving health equity for all. Fellows will support and lead projects, programs, and partnerships to address upstream determinants of health/social health across Kaiser Permanente-served communities. Critical determinants prioritized by Kaiser Permanente and our partners include housing and homelessness, food security, economic opportunity, and education, racism and related trauma, environmental health and sustainability, and access to healthcare services. FELLOWSHIP SITE PLACEMENTFellows may be placed with Kaiser Permanente partners serving our communities or within Kaiser. Fellowships will be in-person in the following states: California, Colorado, Georgia, Hawaii, Maryland, Oregon, Washington, and Virginia, as well as Washington, D.C. Virtual work will be accommodated as required due to COVID-19 in line with public health guidance. Previous sites for the fellowship have been the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, Kaiser Permanente, Economic Opportunity and Kaiser Permanente, Social Health Practice, among others.AWARDFellows will receive a $120,000 stipend for one year. There will be ten fellowships available and will start on September 2022 and end on September 2023.Skills/Eligibility:
ELIGIBILITYThis fellowship is intended for early career professionals who have a conferred master’s (MPH) or doctorate degree (DrPH, PhD) in public health from one of our partner universities between May 2021 and August 2022. Prior work experience in public health or healthcare, including internships and leadership demonstrations through community involvement or professional associations, will be strongly considered. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or hold a visa permitting permanent residence (“Green Card”) in the U.S. Preference is given to those who identify as first-generation college graduates; persons from lower socioeconomic backgrounds, and those who classify under race/ethnicity groups such as Blacks or African Americans, Asians, Hispanics or Latinos, American Indians or Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders, and individuals from other communities of color or underrepresented populations.How to Apply:
. Applicants may apply at: https://apha-kp-scholars.awardspring.com/SignIn
APPLICATION CLOSES—May 27, 2022 (11:59 pm EST) INTERVIEW PERIOD—June 13–17, 2022 AWARD OFFERS WITH SITE PLACEMENT—June 30, 2022 AWARD ACCEPTANCE DEADLINE—July 8, 2022