Health and Child Survival Fellows Program

Health and Child Survival Fellows Program

Scholarship For:

Certification and other training in abroad.

Scholarship Field:

Health, hygiene, population and nutrition.

Scholarship Sponsor:

USAID

In the year1985 keeping in view the need of international health careers The Health and Child Survival Fellows Program launched the Child Survival Fellows Programs. The program came into being by the joint collaboration of U. S Agency for International Developmentís Center for Population, Health, and Nutrition (PHN Center) and the Johns Hopkins University Institute for International Programs (JHU/IIP).The JHU plays a major role in the selection of candidates, their orientation to the program, assignments, providing stipends, and education. Fellowships are provided to those dedicated and altruistic students who want to explore in the field of HIV/AIDS, child survival, infectious diseases, nutrition, micronutrients, environment health, maternal health, health financing and sector reform. More than 140 juniors and mid-career professional have gained the award of HCSFP.

Eligibility for the Health and Child Survival Fellows Program:

  • Candidate should be a legal permanent resident of U.S.
  • The candidate should be armed with a masterís degree.
  • Candidate should be well versed with the latest technology and its amplification in the health-care facilities.
  • Candidates who are working in U.S. universities, colleges, internationally reputed organization will get the preference.

Value for the Health and Child Survival Fellows Program:

  • Candidate gets the benefit of knowledge and practical experience under the mentoring of other experts in the field of nutrition, health, nutrition, and other relevant fields
  • Candidates who successfully accomplish their program get an opportunity to join USAID, private charitable organization, reputed international organization or UN organizations.
  • Candidate gains an understanding of leadership competence and opportunities in major international health organizations.
  • Scholars are provided mentored job training, monitoring, appraisal, and organization of activities, crucial for a successful career.
  • The USAID fellows also get the privilege of short-courses, presentations at professional conferences, staffing committee of experts, and easy access to JHUís education programs.

Duration for the Health and Child Survival Fellows Program:

Scholarship is provided for a period of 2 years but can be extended for another 2 years.

How to Apply Health and Child Survival Fellows Program:

Applicant should satisfy the following criteria:

  • Excellent academic achievements with a masterís degree in health related field
  • Excellent written references
  • U. S citizenship
  • Commitment to a career in international health

Contact Address

103 East Mount Royal Avenue, 2B
Baltimore , Maryland21202 USA
Telephone: (410)-659-4108
Fax: (410)-659-4118
Email: pseaton@jhsph.edu
Scholarship Website:www.usaid.gov/

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