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ASPPH Public Health Philanthropy Fellowship Program - ASPPH

Location: Bethesda, MD
Full-time position
Closing Date: March 16, 2018
Opportunity Type: Fellowship
Job #12241
Posted: February 1, 2018
Description:

Program Announcement

The ASPPH Public Health Philanthropy Fellowship Program is supported through a grant to the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) from the de Beaumont Foundation. ASPPH is the only national organization representing the deans, faculty and students of the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) accredited member schools of public health and other programs seeking accreditation as schools of public health. The de Beaumont Foundation (“the Foundation”), established by Pierre S. de Beaumont in 1998 is an independent, private foundation, believes that a strong public health system is essential. The de Beaumont Foundation is dedicated to improving the capacity and performance of the U.S. public health system, and equipping public health agencies to thrive in a transforming health landscape, through strategic and engaged grantmaking. In so doing, the Foundation aspires to improve the health of the populations of the communities they serve across the U.S.

Period of Performance

Fellowship positions are full-time opportunities for a period of one year (estimated start July 2018).

Funds Available

The annual training stipend for the fellowship position is $55,948 for Masters level, and $68,049 for advanced graduate degrees (MD/MPH, PhD, DrPH, JD/MPH, etc.). The fellowship stipend is intended to cover all personal living expenses. In addition to the fellowship stipend, the selected fellow will have access to a $4,000 health insurance allowance that is intended to help offset the costs of health/dental/vision insurance premiums during the one-year fellowship period. The fellow will also receive a $1,200 metro allowance that is intended to encourage use of local public transportation. And, as noted above, if the fellow does not already reside in the DC/Maryland/Virginia area, s/he will also receive an allowance of $1,000 to offset the costs for relocation. Lastly, there is the possibility that the fellow will have access to a travel allowance, based on travel needs determined by the mentor. Travel needs will be identified in the first month of the fellowship.

Additional Details:

Skills/Eligibility:

To be eligible for this program, applicants must have received their Masters or Doctorate degree prior to the beginning of the fellowship (no later than June 2018) or within the last five years (no earlier than May 2013). Graduate degrees must come from an ASPPH member graduate school or program of public health accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH). (For a list of ASPPH members, see www.aspph.org.) All applicants must be U.S. citizens or hold a visa permitting permanent residence (“Green Card”) in the U.S. to be eligible for the fellowship program. Certification in Public Health (CPH) preferred. (www.nbphe.org)

How to Apply:

Applications are to be completed online through the ASPPH Fellowship Online Application System at https://fellowships-internships.aspph.org. The materials needed to complete an application are detailed on the application form. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Please see Section 10 for detailed application instructions. Applications must be submitted electronically no later than 11:59 PM Eastern Time on: March 16, 2018

The ASPPH Fellowship Online Application System is a centralized application service offering a secure, easy and convenient way for students/graduates of ASPPH member schools and programs of public health to apply to all ASPPH Fellowships and Internships. The online application is also accessible through the ASPPH website at www.aspph.org. https://fellowships-internships.aspph.org/

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