Calls For Application Are Open For Health Policy Research Scholars


Dear Rhonda,

Calls For Application are open for Health Policy Research Scholars, a national leadership development program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Applicants must be:
*         Entering the first or second year of their doctoral program in September of 2017
*         From any research-focused discipline
*         From underrepresented populations and/or disadvantaged backgrounds
*         Interested in interdisciplinary approaches and translating their research into health policy
*         Eager to use their unique perspective to build a Culture of Health to enable everyone in America to live longer, healthier lives

This program is an opportunity to create real change. The scholars selected for this program will be a part of the next generation of researchers and policymakers, creating a more diverse community who will create policies and solutions that are inclusive and relevant to the communities they serve.

Over the course of the four- to five-year program, scholars will:
*         Receive an annual stipend of $30,000 for up to four years
*         Establish and strengthen professional ties to leaders in public health, policy, equity, and many other fields and professions
*         Continue working from their home institution and applying new learnings in real time
*         Receive dissertation support and mentoring
*         Be eligible for an additional dissertation grant of up to $10,000

[Rounded Rectangle: Visit The Program Website For More Details And To Apply]

Please share this announcement with any doctoral students you may know who are committed to building healthy communities. If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>.


Thomas A. LaVeist, PhD, Director
Harolyn M.E. Belcher, MD, MHS, Co-Director

Health Policy Research Scholars
111 Market Place
Suite 900
Baltimore, MD 21202

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