More Funding, Fellowships & Scholarship Links

Association of Schools of Public Health’s internship & fellowship site

BU African Studies Center ~ FLAS fellowship (Foreign Language Area Studies) The African Studies Center at Boston University offers a program of instruction in African languages. Hausa, Mandinka/Bambara, Swahili, and Yoruba are the regularly offered languages. Any full-time Boston University graduate student who is an American citizen or permanent resident is entitled to apply for a Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship through the African Studies Center. Recipients are required to study an African language. Applications typically due by Feb 15 for following academic year funding.

Boston University Office of Fellowships and Scholarships coordinates student, faculty, and alumni applications for external fellowships, scholarships, awards, and prizes requiring university nomination, endorsement, or review, such as Fulbright Grants and Gates Millennium Scholars Program. A subset of these are Graduate opportunities. Many have an internal BU pre-selection process.

Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia, is a non-governmental entity affiliated with the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). CIDRZ’s work includes research, training, and service delivery in the areas of HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment, and maternal-child health. In January each year, they announce internship opportunities, to work for 10 – 12 months (starting in Mid-July.) Application are typically due in mid-February. See HIV/AIDS Corps for more info.

The Commonwealth Fund a private foundation working towards high performance health systems.

FastWeb.Com A Monster.Com company that offers web-based tools to identify funding opportunities & internships that match your profile.

Fogerty International Center see their publication: Directory of Grants and Fellowships

General Federation of Women’s Clubs of Massachusetts administrates several scholarship opportunities, e.g. Catherine E. Philbin Public Health Scholarship. Applications due Feb 1st each year.

Kaiser Family Foundation Policy Fellowships — One-stop shopping directory of fellowships in health policy for undergraduates, graduate students, and professionals.

Mickey Leland International Hunger Fellowship Two-year program with one-year field placement in countries throughout Asia, Africa, and Latin America, followed by second year in a policy environment, usually at the headquarters of the organizations where they served. Application Deadline, likely: December 1, 2010. Early applications welcome

National Academies The National Academies [of Science, of Medicine, etc.] offer several different fellowships in science, engineering and medicine.

Nationally Coveted College Scholarships, Graduate Fellowships and Postdoctoral Awards huge assortment of listings

The Population Reference Bureau (PRB) offers several opportunities: The International Fellows Program with USAID and The Compton Foundation/PRB International Fellowships for graduated students, among others.

Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program By drawing graduate students from diverse social and cultural backgrounds, the PMF Program provides a continuing source of trained men and women to meet the future challenges of public service.

The Leopold Schepp Foundation The Foundation grants approximately 200 individual awards each year to both full time undergraduate students enrolled in four year bachelor programs and to full time graduate students. Applicants must either be currently enrolled or must have completed one year of undergraduate work at an accredited college or university. Certain Age & citizenship restrictions.

Gary Stewart Scholarship for Research in Public Health
Funded through ARHP’s Fund for the Future of Reproductive Health, the Gary Stewart Scholarship supports educational research projects of graduate students in public health. An award of $2,500 is provided to a recipient each year at ARHP’s annual meeting.

Swathmore College site a helpful list of possibilities

SYTA Youth Foundation Scholarship provides small (less than $1,000) travel funds to youth (25 yrs or younger) who demonstrate need and are participating in some form of student/youth group travel. The Group Leader needs to submit the application.

USAID Fellowship Programs

USAID Foreign Service Junior Officer Vacancies

USAID’s Career website.