Global Health Fellowships

GHs student wins Boren

A Global Health Studies student was the recipient of the prestigious
Boren Scholarship to Tanzania


Additional post-grad opportunites are listed on the
UI Pomerantz Career Center
GAP Year Opportunities website


American India Foundation (AIF) William J. Clinton Fellowship
The AIF hosts a fellowship that consists of a 10-month volunteer service program that matches young professionals with development organizations across India.

Boren Awards
Boren Scholarships, an initiative of the National Security Education Program, provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests, and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East.

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities | State Policy Fellowship Program
State Policy Fellows tackle domestic policy challenges in areas like health care, taxes, anti-poverty policy, education, and criminal justice. Working in independent, highly respected policy organizations located across the country, Fellows analyze the impact of state budget and tax policy choices on low-income residents and promote positive reforms. This is a paid, 2-year experience that requires a graduate degree. 

Coro™ Fellows Programs in Public Affairs
The Coro™ Fellows Program uses the city as a classroom to train the next generation of change makers. Today’s complex urban environments present constantly evolving challenges and opportunities, creating an increasing need for versatile leaders with the ability to forge connections and lead across the nonprofit, business and government sectors. Competitively selected applicants will join an intimate cohort of 12 participants for the nine-month, full-time immersion program, which exposes participants to various sectors and industries and provides unparalleled access to business and community leaders.

Fulbright U.S. Student Program
The Fulbright U.S. Student Program offers research, study and teaching opportunities in over 140 countries to recent graduates and graduate students. Interested University of Iowa students can find information and staff/faculty support here.

Global Health Corps
Fellows have diverse backgrounds in management, education, research, technology, or another field, which brings a unique perspective to their Placement Organization and the GHC community.

Humanity in Action Fellowship
This one month summer fellowship for current students and recent graduates explores national histories of discrimination and resistance--including the political foundations of racial hierarchies, Antisemitism, Islamophobia, and colonial domination--as they affect different minority groups today.

Kennedy Drieger Institute
The MCHC/RISE-UP Program provides opportunities for enhanced public health leadership training in the area of maternal and child health focusing on social determinants of health, elimination of health disparities, and developmental disabilities. Grant funding for this program was awarded to Kennedy Krieger Institute by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to develop a national consortium of institutions and universities that provides undergraduate scholars with three public health leadership experiences: (1) clinical, (2) research, and (3) community engagement and advocacy.

Obama Foundation Fellowship
The Obama Foundation Fellowship program is a two-year, non-residential program that seeks to support outstanding civic innovators from around the world in order to amplify the impact of their work and to inspire a wave of civic innovation.  By engaging their fellow citizens to work together in new and meaningful ways, Obama Foundation Fellows will model how any individual can become an active member of their community.

Princeton in Africa (PiAf)
Princeton in Africa matches talented and passionate college graduates with organizations working across Africa for yearlong service placements. Fellows have helped improve education and public health, source fresh water and alternative energy, increase family incomes, and so much more.

Princeton in Asia (PiA)
Princeton in Asia arranges one-year fellowships and internships with Asian host organizations that contribute to important global issues at the local level: education, public health, environmental sustainability, access to information/media, economic development, and social justice.

Princeton in Latin America (PiLA)
Princeton in Latin America (PiLA) partners with NGOs and multilateral organizations and places highly qualified recent college graduates in yearlong service fellowships with nonprofit, public service, humanitarian, and government organizations with a social mission in Latin America and Caribbean.

Project Horseshoe Farm Gap Year Fellowship
Horseshoe Farm offers an intensive paid 1 year (13 month) community-based gap year service and leadership development Fellowship.  It is geared to top recent college graduates from around the nation interested in community health and education, non-profit and organizational management, social entrepreneurship, and community service leadership.  

Public Health Associate Program
A competitive, two-year, paid fellowship at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

UI Foundation Williams Fellowship Program​
A one-year paid fellowship in fundraising with the UI Foundation (which helps the University of Iowa meet needs beyond those provided for by state support).

Unite for Sight
Unite for Sight strives to make eyecare available to all. They offer the paid Global Health World Fellowship based in New Haven, CT.

The Villers Fellowship with Families United
Families USA is a national nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to the achievement of high-quality, affordable health care for all Americans.

Young Invisibles Fellowship
Paid summer postions working to combat inequities in jobs, education and healthcare which millennials (18 - 34 year-olds) face; preference given to first-generation college attendees and underrepresented students.



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