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Global Health Corps 2020-2021 Paid Fellowship for Young African Professionals

Everyone has a role to play in the health equity movement. Are you in? Applications for the 2020/2021 Global Health Corps fellowship class are open

Global Health Corps is building the next generation of diverse health leaders. They offer a range of paid fellowship positions with health organizations in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, the United States, and Zambia and the opportunity to develop as a transformative leader in the health equity movement. Everyone has a role to play in the health equity movement

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About Global Health Corps (GHC)

HISTORY GHC-Website_Photo_History Global Health Corps is the creation of a team of six twenty-somethings who met through a summit focused on engaging young people in the future of global health—the 2008 aids2031 Young Leaders Summit hosted by UNAIDS and Google. They came from different backgrounds. Barbara and Jenna had both been inspired by time serving abroad within health organizations in South Africa and Panama. Working at Google, Charlie and Andrew witnessed many talented people in technology who sought to launch new careers in health. Dave and Jonny worked at FACE AIDS, a studen... read more


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Aim and Benefits of GHC Fellowship

Yearlong paid placements within partner organizations in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, the US, and Zambia to address real-time capacity gaps and strengthen health systems.

  1. In addition to on-the-job training, they engage fellows in a comprehensive leadership training curriculum to build effective, empathetic, and innovative leaders of tomorrow.
  2. Fellow receive additional logistical and financial support during the year, including:
    1. Monthly living and utilities stipend
    2. Housing
    3. Health insurance
    4. Professional development grant of $600 and completion award of $1500
    5. Travel coverage to and from placement site, all trainings, and retreats

Requirements for GHC Fellowship Qualification

Global Health Corps Fellowship is looking for a global and diverse group of passionate and talented emerging leaders who:

  1. Are willing to push themselves outside their comfort zones, to embrace failure, and to approach a personally transformative year – with many challenges in the day-to-day – with integrity, humility, and self-reflection.
  2. Are ready to strengthen and use their voice — the most powerful tool for change that you have — in order to engage others, create space for critical conversation, and effect meaningful social change in global health.
  3. Are excited by a design-thinking approach to building a better world, creatively embracing wicked problems and ready to embrace failure as learning.
  4. Are committed to bringing your best and doing the work in the day-to-day, showing up as a critical part of the global health equity movement.
  5. Are passionate about social justice in global health and about finding and building their voices to effect health impact.
  6. Are committed to inclusivity and collaboration across sectors, cultures, and borders of all kinds, while investing in and supporting others.

Selection Criteria: By the start of the fellowship,  fellows must:

  1. Be 30 years or younger.
  2. Hold a bachelor’s or undergraduate university degree.
  3. Be proficient in English.

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Application Deadline

January 15, 2020


How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to Global Health Corps (GHC) on webportalapp.com to apply

To start an application, please create an account by clicking the "Sign Up" button. If you have already created an account, please enter your email/password and click "Log In" to view/edit your application.

If you have applied to GHC in previous years, you cannot log in using your previous information and you will need to create a new account for the 2020-2021 fellowship application.

For more details, visit GHC website



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