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Health Policy Research Scholars

Goes By: Health Policy Research Scholars

Be sure to consult the Fellowship Website for complete eligibility and competition requirements.

About this Fellowship

Health Policy Research Scholars is a national leadership program for second-year doctoral students in any academic discipline who want to apply their research to help build healthier and more equitable communities. The program is for students from historically underrepresented communities or disadvantaged backgrounds entering their second year of doctoral study.

The program is specifically for students from populations underrepresented in specific doctoral disciplines and/or historically marginalized backgrounds. Examples of eligible individuals include, but are not limited to, first-generation college graduates, individuals from lower socioeconomic backgrounds, individuals from communities of color, and individuals with disabilities.

The program is designed for doctoral students who do not have policy and public health experience, although students from all disciplines are eligible to apply.

Students must apply in their first year of graduate study to begin the program during their second year, and must have at least three years of doctoral study remaining.

Applications typically open in January and are due in March.

Award Value

Up to $30,000 annual stipend for up to four years of doctoral study

Eligibility Requirements

Requirements Details
Year(s) of Application Doctoral


US Citizen, Permanent Resident
Campus Nomination Required No

Last updated: January 9, 2024

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