External Funding Opportunities

Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health Fellowships and Internships

The Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) offers fellowships and internships for masters and doctoral students, as well as recent graduates, to round out academic training and gain hands-on public health experience while continuing to develop professional skills and expertise in public health.  Fellows and interns gain experience working at ASPPH, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the US Environmental Protection Agency and the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration.

CDC Program Fellowships

The Allan Rosenfield Global Health Fellowship Program provides international training opportunities for recent graduates of ASPH member accredited schools of public health (MPH and Doctoral level).

Fogarty Scholars and Fellows Program

The Fogarty International Clinical Research Scholars and Fellows Program offers one-year mentored clinical research training experience for doctoral students and post-doctoral candidates in health-related professions from the U.S. and low- and middle-income countries, as defined by the World Bank.  The program is sponsored by the Fogarty International Center at the National Institutes of Health.

HealthCorps Fellowship Program

The HealthCorps Fellowship program initiative has trained over 100 expatriate and Zambian fellows.  Sponsored by the Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia, the fellowship provides the opportunity to gain important field experience in areas such as program implementation and management, clinical trials, community outreach and support, clinical care quality improvement systems, data management and outcomes analysis, laboratory systems in the developing world, rural primary health care and health information systems.

PHI/CDC Global Health Fellowship Program

The PHI/CDC Global Health Fellowship Program is a U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-funded program that offers recent global public health graduates the exciting opportunity to participate in yearlong fellowships with guidance from leading global health experts from the CDC. Fellows are placed in Atlanta and in CDC offices abroad where they will work on the front lines of global health while developing the technical and professional skills needed to make meaningful contributions to today’s global health challenges.

Rotary International

The Rotary Foundation and clubs invest in our future leaders and philanthropists by funding scholarships for undergraduate and graduate study.

UIC AIDS International Training and Research Program

UIC’s AIDS International Training and Research Program is designed to build long-term scientific capacities that help to address the AIDS epidemic in Chile, China, Indonesia and Malawi. It involves collaboration between the UIC School of Public Health, the UIC College of Nursing and key institutional partners in the four countries: Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Peking University Health Science Center, University of Malawi, and Atma Jaya Catholic University of Indonesia.  The program is sponsored by the Fogarty International Center at the National Institutes of Health, and the program is only open to international applicants to UIC degree programs who are based abroad.

UIC Office of Special Scholarship Programs

The Office of Special Scholarship Programs assists current UIC students in searching and applying for nationally competitive scholarships, fellowships and external scholarship awards. The Office provides information about available awards, advice on application preparation and assistance throughout the scholarship application process.

USAID Global Health Fellows Program

The Global Health Fellows Program II is the US Agency for International Development Global Health bureau’s premier fellowship program that identifies and supports diverse, technically excellent professionals at all levels to achieve the Agency’s health priorities.  Fellows are recruited for specific positions, working two to four years full time, gaining experience and expertise in global health development. Placements are made both in Washington DC and in developing countries.