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External Funding Opportunities

Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health Fellowships and Internships Heading link

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.

ASPPH/CDC Allan Rosenfield Global Health Fellowship Heading link

The Allan Rosenfield Global Health Fellowship Program provides training to graduates of the schools and programs of public health who have an interest in global health and HIV/AIDS. The training includes practical, first-hand experience on the front lines of international public health both domestically and in parts of rural sub-Saharan Africa and Asia. Eligible applicants have received their Masters or Doctorate degree within the last five years from an ASPPH member graduate school or program of public health accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH).

Atlantic Fellows for Health Equity Program Heading link

The Atlantic Fellows for Health Equity program is designed to bring together the many diverse industries and professions that influence health and well-being including, but not limited to: art, law, business, academia, government, journalism, social enterprise, research, media, housing, and health care delivery. Fellows will be selected based on demonstrated commitment in the area of health equity and leadership potential. The program will build and support a group of global, multidisciplinary leaders equipped with the technical knowledge, skills and network to advance health equity in their organizations and communities.

Global Health Program for Fellows and Scholars /Launching Future Leaders in Global Health Research Training Program (LAUNCH) Heading link

The current Global Health Fellows and Scholars Program, Launching Future Leaders in Global Health (LAUNCH) Research Training Program, builds on the successes and experiences of the Fogarty Global Health Training Program (2017-2022). This program continues to support one (1)-year mentored research training in global health at established biomedical and health research institutions and project sites in LMICs. Opportunities will be provided to predoctoral and pre-professional trainees from the U.S. and postdoctoral and post-professional trainees from the U.S. and LMICs.

HealthCorps Fellowship Program Heading link

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.

Rotary International Heading link

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 Heading link

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 External Fellowships Heading link

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 Fellows Program Heading link

USAID’s fellowship programs are in a variety of technical areas including global health, democracy promotion, science and technology, and gender equality and women’s empowerment. USAID Fellows generally spend one or two years working in Washington, D.C., or in USAID Missions around the world. They provide technical assistance and advice on USAID programs, write research papers, develop evaluation strategies and methods, and complete other tasks that enhance USAID’s operations in the sector.

USAID Sustaining Technical and Analytical Resources (STAR) Fellowship Heading link

STAR fellowships and internships are paid positions with a focus on building the capacity of individuals and organizations. STAR participants receive support to grow professionally while contributing practically to the activities of their host organization. STAR participants benefit from STARs dedicated team of Learning and Performance Management specialists who provide participants with individualized training plans intended to develop core competencies in global health, technical skills and achieve professional GOALS. Using a learner-centered approach the STAR team strives to ensure that learning activities are cohesive, purposeful, and relevant to the participant’s job description and their long-term aspirations in global health.