Graduate Fellowships in Health Promotion and Management

Graduate fellowships for the M.S. in Health Promotion and Management program are highly sought-after opportunities that provide you with hands-on learning and reduced tuition costs.

Fellowship Types

The Master of Science in Health Promotion and Management fellowship offers a wide range of graduate fellowship opportunities, including external and internal (on-campus) positions of the following types:

  • Presidential Fellowships provide 100% of your graduate tuition and include a 9-month, unpaid fellowship placement of 25 hours per week.
  • Provost Fellowships provide 50% of your graduate tuition and include a 9-month, unpaid fellowship placement of 15 hours per week.

Featured Fellowship Opportunities

Please note: This list does not include all of our M.S. in Health Promotion and Management fellowships. Apply to discover additional opportunities!

Office of Wellness Education Graduate Fellow (Presidential)

Job Description

The Office of Wellness Education fosters the overall well-being of the Merrimack College community. We assist students in locating the proper resources to address any health and wellness concerns including substance abuse, mental health and healthy habits. The Fellow for Wellness Education works with the Wellness Education team: the Wellness Educator, other Graduate Fellow and the Counseling Office to develop, implement and evaluate health promotion programs and activities on these and other health/wellness topics.

Position Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and evaluate Late Night Programs: Regular (1-2 per month) weekend late-night (7 pm – 12 am) substance-free programming both on & off campus. Facilitation of Late Night Programs is shared with all fellows.
  • Independently develop and facilitate one wellness and health promotion campaign/program on a topic chosen in advance with the Wellness Educator.
  • Work collaboratively with the Wellness Education Team to implement signature initiatives:
    • Wellness Week: The Fall signature initiative of Wellness Education which aims to educate
      students to prioritize their health and wellbeing in a holistic manner.
    • Love Your Body Week: The Spring signature initiative which aims to promote positive
      body image and raise awareness for eating disorders.
    • Fresh Check Day: An uplifting mental health promotion and suicide prevention event of
      interactive expo booths led by multiple campus departments and groups.
  • Collaboratively share educational information and promote programming and office initiatives on social media with the Wellness Education Fellow and work-study students.
  • Assist in Wellness Education’s presence at Admission events: Open House and Admitted Student Day.
  • Maintain a positive, team attitude and complete all duties and tasks as assigned in a timely manner.
  • Other tasks related to Wellness Education as assigned by the Wellness Educator.

 

Specific Fellows Focus Areas (Example – Clinical Mental Health Counseling:

  • Assist the Wellness Educator in advising the Wellness Peer Educators including training, attending weekly meetings, recruitment, selection and development of the program.
  • Assist the Wellness Educator in managing mental health-related CARE cases including running 1-on-1 wellness coaching meetings, when needed.
  • Develop and/or run two mental health screening days per semester to promote the use of online screenings.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Community Wellness Graduate Fellow (Provost)

Job Description

MIT Health Community Wellness provides resources, services and programs with MIT’s unique culture in mind.

We offer a wide range of classes for all members of the MIT community and all levels of experience. Designed to fit into participant’s busy schedules and help improve the quality of their life, classes are offered in a friendly, welcoming atmosphere that fosters an environment of social support. Groups are kept small, enabling instructors to offer personal attention to each participant.

The getfit challenge is a 12-week, team-oriented fitness challenge open to the entire MIT community. The goal of getfit is to help make MIT a healthier community by encouraging participants to exercise regularly. During the challenge, which typically runs from early February through April, teams of five to eight people can qualify for prize drawings based on the average number of minutes exercised each week.

Step Your Way is a 6-week challenge that takes place in the fall as a lead-up to getfit. The goal is to help individuals increase their daily physical activity. During the challenge, which runs from October into November, participants track their daily activity for a chance at prizes at the end of the challenge.

The Community Wellness Grad Fellow will support the Wellness Classes, getfit, and Step Your Way programs from research to planning to implementation.

Position Responsibilities

  • Research best practices for workplace walking programs.
  • Review past survey results and develop a list of themes and program suggestions.
  • Contact local vendors to solicit prizes and discounts.
  • Support the getfit senior program manager with on-campus promotion and marketing.
  • Assist with the organization and distribution of prizes and t-shirts.
  • Post events, class descriptions and set up registration when necessary on the getfit website.
  • Handling special projects as needed.

Club Sports Graduate Fellow (Provost)

Job Description

The graduate fellow in the Office of Campus Fitness and Recreation will be primarily responsible for the oversight, administration and management of the Club Sports program, which includes 22 programs and over 500 student-athletes. More specifically, the candidate will assist with budgeting, operations, student engagement and marketing. The candidate will work collaboratively with athletic administrative staff to focus on retention efforts and improving the overall club sports experience through increased programming, improved organization and collaboration and enhanced publicity. This position has responsibilities related to student leader and student staff development, risk management, financial oversight, travel and program development and assessment.

Position Responsibilities

  • Work with club sport captains and coaches to develop team and department policies on budgeting, operations and travel.
  • Review and approve club sport apparel requests, working with the athletic communications staff to ensure licensing and compliance with College guidelines.
  • Assist with the management of the club sport budget; process payments for club sport organizations, with the assistance of the Manager of Athletic Administrative Services and advise club treasurers on financial policies and help facilitate purchases for club sport organizations as needed.
  • Inventory club sport equipment and uniforms.
  • Organize special events throughout the year to engage club sport members and promote club involvement such as participation in welcome week events, showcase or appreciate nights and end-of-semester/year recognition events.
  • Assist with the development and facilitation of officer training sessions held at the beginning of each semester and as needed.
  • In collaboration with the athletic communications team, advance publicity efforts of all club sport programs by creating and regularly updating a club sport website, maintaining and promoting social media efforts, and publicizing student efforts and accolades throughout campus.
  • Assist with club sport recruiting efforts at Admission Open Houses and Accepted Student Days.
  • Serve as a mentor to club sport captains, providing guidance on budgeting, marketing and leadership.
  • Maintain and update the club sport manual.
  • Meet with club officers and members as needed to discuss progress, issues/challenges, and disciplinary matters.
  • Monitor participation agreements/informed consents for all club sport participants; provide rosters to club officers and student staff for roster verifications.
  • Assist with the approval of all club spot travel; review Travel Requests and Itineraries, meet with club officers to discuss logistics when necessary, and assist with travel arrangements (e.g. hotel payments, rental vehicles, flights, etc.).
  • Ensure each club is compliant with college and club sports policies.
  • Ensure students and or coaches certifications are up-to-date in First Aid & CPR/AED if necessary.
  • Position involves working some evenings and weekends.

Supportive Living Inc. Neuro-Fit Fellow (Provost)

Job Description

Assist with delivering a physical fitness program designed to improve the quality of life of survivors of acquired brain injury (ABI). Neuro-Fit provides long-term fitness solutions to brain injury survivors looking to stay healthy and active throughout their recovery. 

This is an unpaid position intended for academic credit. The position will be 2-3 times a week for a total of up to 200 hours of hands-on experience. Graduate students with relevant prior experience may be eligible for hourly pay (evaluated on a case-by-case basis). To learn more about Supportive Living, Inc. and this internship, visit: https://www.supportivelivinginc.org/internships/.

Position Responsibilities

  • Work alongside the Neuro-Fit staff to create and implement individualized exercise programs.
  • Undergo training and education on brain injury in the context of exercise and continuous recovery.
  • Ideal for students looking to practice and perfect their patient interaction skills while learning useful strategies for graduate school and a future career in the healthcare field.
  • Hands-on, working with participants of the program, demonstrating and administering exercises from their routines.
  • Complete periodic projects to supplement the learning objectives of the internship.

Andover Department of Public Health Fellow (Provost)

Job Description

The Fellow will support operations within the local health department, and have an opportunity to work with inspectional, clinical and administrative staff. The Fellow will assist with special projects as needed, and will have the opportunity to build special projects that might interest them, and influence local public health.

Position Responsibilities

  • Complete a monthly educational poster about a time-appropriate public health concern (Food Safety around the holidays, Women’s Heart Health in February, Great American Smokeout in November…).
  • Assist Health Division Staff with the design and operation of health clinics.
  • Assist Health Division Staff with the implementation of the recommendations of a Community Health Improvement Plan.
  • Design health education projects for the community.
  • Assist with projects as needed.

YMCA Public Health Fellow (Provost)

Job Description

The Alliance of Massachusetts YMCAs purpose is to serve with our member YMCAs and their communities to create a healthy and socially responsible environment that enriches the lives of all people and future generations. The Public Health fellow should be a motivated individual possessing strong communication and organizational skills, knowledge of the political system, and with passion for improving lives who want field experience in working with policymakers or in the public health field.

Opportunity to work with one of the leading nonprofit organizations in Massachusetts in the areas of youth development, healthy living and social responsibility through advocacy with elected and appointed officials at local, state and federal levels.

Position Responsibilities

  • Research.
  • Developing fact sheets.
  • Compiling information packets for meetings with policy makers.
  • Attending meetings in person and virtual.
  • Tracking legislation.
  • Working on grants.
  • Putting together reports with data.
  • The creation and execution of a survey.
  • Supporting Alliance events in person and virtually.
  • Supporting statewide Evidence-Based Health Initiative network.
  • Internal and external communication to YMCAs and partners.
  • Support with social media campaigns.

CHIRP Research Fellow (Provost)

Job Description

The Center for Health Inclusion, Research and Practice (CHIRP) focuses on closing the gaps in systematic health disparities that adversely affect people from historically marginalized groups, including those living in poverty, people of color and those with disabilities. The Center is currently made up of three core laboratories: MitoCure (PI: Dr. Bharath), NOURISH (PI: Dr. Cohen) and THRIVE (PI: Dr. Bowling). More information on the Center and its individual labs can be found at https://www.merrimack.edu/chirp/. The CHIRP Research Fellow will assist the Center’s Research Manager in a variety of research-related and administrative tasks.

Note: In the 2024-25 academic year we expect there will be at least 1 additional research laboratories and associated PIs within CHIRP. The(se) additional lab(s) will increase the scope and reach of CHIRP.

Position Responsibilities

  •  Complete human subjects CITI training.
  • Literature reviews, including working with a research librarian to search for and screen studies for review and summary.
  • Participant recruiting activities such as materials design, distribution and outreach.
  • Participant screening and consent.
  • Data collection (in-person and remote), data entry and cleaning.
  • Research-related equipment management and operation.
  • Communication of results, including research poster design and presentations.
  • Administrative tasks including assistance with project management and scheduling.

Women's Health Research Fellow (Presidential)

Job Description

The Merrimack College Graduate Fellow in Women’s Health will work alongside Dr. Melissa St. Hilaire in the Department of Computer and Data Sciences and in the Center For Health Inclusion, Research And Practice on a recently funded research study entitled “The FeMSLeeP study: Field-based study of menstrual cycle phase on sleep, light exposure and performance in young women”, which aims to quantify the impact of the menstrual cycle on sleep, light, circadian rhythms and neurobehavioral performance in young healthy women. The Graduate Fellow will work closely with Dr. St. Hilaire to recruit and enroll participants, collect longitudinal data and complete data analysis in support of the aims of the study.

In addition, the Graduate Fellow will have the opportunity to conduct data analysis on data collected from Dr. St. Hilaire’s other funded research studies in collaboration with colleagues from Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

Position Responsibilities

  • Administer and review participant screening questionnaires for eligibility criteria.
  • Administer and review daily sleep diaries.
  • Administer neurobehavioral tests.
  • Manage study equipment.
  • Handle and store biological specimens.
  • Record data in the study REDCap database.
  • Assist with supervision of undergraduate research assistants.
  • Assist with data management and analysis.
  • Assist with IRB submissions, compliance reviews and grant reports.

Community Health Coaching Program Coordinator Fellow (Provost)

Job Description

The Health Coaching and Behavioral Science Research Fellow: will be primarily responsible for planning, organizing and implementing the health coaching program hosted in the School of Nursing and Health Sciences and community site (e.g., YMCA). Students will be able to use their expertise in exercise, nutrition or health promotion to work with and supervise undergraduate students, develop training curriculum and coordinate the program. Students will also have opportunities to with faculty to develop research skills in collecting and analyzing data, writing manuscripts and presenting research work. The Fellow will also be expected to assist the related undergraduate courses.

Position Responsibilities

Professionalism and Team:

  • Maintain professionalism in all interpersonal interactions with staff, students and research subjects, including: appropriate attire; appropriate verbal and written/email expression; and appropriate online presence and content.
  • Maintain constant communication, keeping Dr. Zi Yan and other team members apprised of all plans and progress.
  • Assist with program schedules and weekly program meetings; be ready to report weekly progress on assigned tasks.
  • Be responsive to constructive criticism, understanding that a criticism of behavior is not the same as criticism of the individual.
  • Address any interpersonal conflict promptly, directly, personally and professionally.
  • Maintain an active on-campus presence throughout the week.
  • Step in when help is needed, regardless of the task.
  • Always ask for clarification if roles or responsibilities are unclear.

Leadership:

  • Serve as a constructive, cooperative leader in research projects at the graduate and undergraduate level.
  • Demonstrate initiative, leadership and altruism.
  • Assist with the recruitment and management of undergraduate student volunteers.

Research Tasks:

  • Work closely with Dr. Zi Yan in the development and implementation of health coaching training and research materials.
  • Assist in the writing process, including applications for grant funds, IRB applications, applications for presentations at conferences and analysis and submission of research manuscripts.
  • Schedule and participate in research training sessions.
  • Manage recruitment of students for research studies.

Additional Tasks:

  • Assist in the classroom as needed, which may include: grading; managing schedules; assisting with instruction; guest lecturing in your areas of specialty; communicating with students; and other responsibilities.

REACH Research Fellow (Provost)

Job Description

This Research Assistant will work alongside community members in Lawrence, MA to evaluate the implementation of a whole-of-community intervention addressing physical activity, nutrition and breast/chestfeeding support to address health disparities. The Research Assistant will work closely with faculty member Eleanor Shonkoff and the Lawrence Mayor’s Health Task Force coordinator Elecia Miller. The position will be hybrid, with a mix of in-person and remote work. The RA will gain valuable experience conducting community-based research in a local city and may have opportunities for scientific research presentations (e.g., poster) or paper publications, which can be great experiences for a professional resume.

Position Responsibilities

  • Create tracking and monitoring systems (e.g., Google sheets) and project management tools (e.g., Trello board or Gantt charts).
  • Organize monthly meetings sessions (e.g., Zoom and calendar invites).
  • Enter data (e.g., REDCap)
  • Respond to email inquiries.
  • Undergo CITI training for ethical treatment of human subjects research.
  • Participate in recruitment activities such as handing out flyers, talking to bodega owners, contacting hospital administrators or creating social media posts.

Food Justice Fellow (Provost)

Job Description

The Food Justice Research and Action Cluster at Merrimack College Fellowship will be an administrative, research and community outreach experience position. The role would involve interacting with Merrimack faculty, staff and students, as well as local community members and organizations (e.g., Lawrence, MA). It would involve coordinating internal events (e.g., at the community garden) and those involving external partners.

Position Responsibilities

  • Coordinate event-planning and catering orders, speaker invitations, contracts and communication.
  • Conduct literature reviews for grant applications, manuscript preparation and laying the groundwork for scholarly work in this area.
  • Investigate interest in academic/curricular features like certificates or minor.
  • Attend community events/meetings to learn about community needs and keep the partnerships engaged.
  • Scheduling meetings.
  • Research grant opportunities.

Promoting Positive Mind-Body Health Research Fellow (Provost)

Job Description

The Graduate Research Assistant will work alongside Dr. Moussseau to support the ongoing development and implementation of a project called “Promoting Positive Mind-Body Health (PPM-BH).” PPM-BH is grounded in positive youth development and utilizes a prevention-enhancement approach to help adolescents develop a new mindset about their overall well-being and learn strategies for promoting positive mind-body health. The Graduate Research Assistant will function as a Project Coordinator and oversee various aspects of the project including (1) regular collaboration with Project Directors; (2) regular contact and coordination with project schools and community agencies; (3) support in the delivery and implementation of the project curriculum in schools and community agencies; (4) collection and analysis of project outcome data; and (5) involvement in the preparation of presentations and manuscripts for publication related to project outcome data.

This fellowship is a great opportunity for graduate students who are interested in learning about how to develop and implement a community-based project, with rigorous program effectiveness measures in place. The fellow will learn how to establish and nurture community connections (including in public schools), develop and implement a program curriculum and then analyze program effectiveness. This fellowship is also a great opportunity for graduate students who are interested in learning more about the research process, particularly applied, community-based research. The fellow will learn how to manage the IRB process, select and administer outcome measures, analyze project data, and prepare project findings for dissemination (through professional presentations and publications). Finally, the fellowship will be a good fit for graduate students who are interested in learning about how to apply the principles and empirical research from the fields of positive psychology and positive youth develop to prevention/enhancement work with adolescents in schools and community settings (e.g., YMCA).

Position Responsibilities

  • Attend weekly meetings with Project Directors.
  • Maintain regular contact via phone and email with project schools and community agencies.
  • Conduct literature reviews related to the intersections of positive youth development, positive psychology interventions, and the mind-body connection.
  • Aid in the selection and administration of outcome measures.
  • Participate in proposal development and revisions required as part of the IRB process.
  • Organize and support data collection and the delivery of the project curriculum.
  • Help to develop the project data set in SPSS and support analysis of project outcome data.
  • Contribute to professional presentations and manuscripts for publication.

Active Living & Community Wellness Coordinator, Andover/North Andover YMCA Fellow (Provost)

Job Description

This position supports the work of the YMCA, a leading nonprofit, charitable organization committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The Active Living & Community Wellness Coordinator is directly responsible for supervising and managing Active Living Center (ALC) classes, programs, and events at the Andover/North Andover YMCA, as well as designing and implementing Community Wellness initiatives. This staff member will be responsible for innovative ALC programming as well as researching and supporting grant funding opportunities to support ALC and Community Wellness initiatives. The Active Living & Community Wellness Coordinator is responsible for measuring and ensuring member satisfaction and increasing volunteer engagement. The Active Living & Community Wellness Coordinator must be committed to expanding our diversity and inclusion efforts and ensuring equity in all we do and to all we serve.

Position Responsibilities

  • Schedule, organize, implement, develop and manage programs for senior members of the Andover/North Andover YMCA. The majority of ALC programs focus on group exercise, but may also include sports, arts and humanities, wellness, meditation, cooking, dancing, education, volunteerism and book clubs. Major focus on creating programs that grow membership and increase member satisfaction and a general sense of community.
  • Ensure high-quality innovative program development that is healthy, engaging and enjoyable.
  • Coordinate group exercise and program staff and volunteers in assigned areas. Organize people, and activities, and use of space for efficiencies and effectiveness.
  • In addition to ALC, also responsible for the coordination and scheduling of Rock Steady Boxing (Parkinson’s) programs, Nuero-fit assisted exercise programs, the LiveSTRONG program and investigating other related programs of interest.
  • Organize monthly social activities for senior members and/or community guests.
  • Design and implement Community Wellness initiatives, including a minimum of 15 documented hours each month in community wellness engagement designed to support membership – education &/or fitness depending on area of direct service qualifications and available funding sources.
  • Compile records including program statistics and related data to ensure maximum impact on member and community needs.
  • General upkeep, injury prevention and overall tidiness of the Active Living Center.
  • Measure progress against goals and ensure continuous improvement.
  • Recruit and engage member and community volunteers, including college interns and grad fellows to the ALC and Community Wellness efforts. Provide a valuable experience for all volunteers and complete any necessary documentation for interns and fellows.
  • Work with the Healthy Living Director to identify and secure funding to support programs and initiatives. Prepare and submit reports to articulate grant impact as directed and/or required.
  • Support Association and Branch fundraising efforts in conjunction with the philanthropy team including assistance in attaining annual campaign goals.
  • Be aware of and assure compliance with state and local regulations as they relate to the ALC and Community Wellness. Ensure that program standards are met and proper safety procedures are followed.
  • Develop and maintain professional relationships with members (know and use member names, make an effort to know members and positively engage).
  • Attendance is mandatory for all trainings or meetings as required by the management team.
  • Perform any and all other functions necessary to support the smooth and efficient operation and overall success of the Active Living Center, Wellness Department and Branch. Including the manager on duty and other assigned obligations.
  • Support Healthy Living Department with personal training and the related responsibilities to train and bill clients.

Gordon College Wellness Assistant Fellow (Provost)

Job Description

This position includes: 

  • Becoming familiar with the professional expectations and responsibilities of a Certified Personal trainer, Wellness Director and associated professional staff within the Gordon College CBMW.
  • Becoming familiar with selected fitness/wellness evaluations and exercise prescription protocols appropriate for individuals age 50 years and older; assist in performing wellness assessments
  • Becoming familiar with the daily business operations and administrative/management details associated with the CBMW Wellness Center.
  • Working cooperatively and directly with the Center’s staff to motivate and assist members to achieve their fitness and wellness goals.
  • Identifying and implementing strategies in which the CBMW can assist in educating both patients and the broader community on healthy aging and fall prevention.
  • Gaining perspective on research concerning older adult aging, post-stroke, TBI, Parkinson’s, ABI, Vestibular diagnosis, outcomes and training program design.

Position Responsibilities

  • Direct, implement, promote and supervise program activities to meet the needs of the community and fulfill YMCA healthy initiatives objectives.
  • Compile program statistics. Regularly analyze data to ensure it meets quality performance standards.
  • Provide support and guidance to directors, instructors and staff to ensure the program
    achieves quality performance outcomes.
  • Establish and maintain collaborative relationships surrounding communities and other referral networks to enhance awareness of programs and increase referrals.
  • Respond to inquiries from the public and members about programs.
  • Support directors in implementing programs.
  • Support the evaluation and intake process of program participants.
  • Assist with retention and commitment of program participants.
  • Monitor daily operations to adhere to all YMCA health and safety standards and policies.

Atrius Health Cardiology Fellow (Provost)

Job Description

This position includes cardiology testing – performing stress tests, stress/echo, myocardial perfusion imaging, extended wear cardiac monitor placements, pacemaker and defibrillator clinic.

Position Responsibilities

We independently perform outpatient stress testing, stress/echo and Nuclear MIBI testing. Additionally, perform and manage in-office and remote pacemaker and defibrillator interrogations. With all testing, we write detailed history, notes and preliminary reports on the current testing. We prepare for the day with our notes and articulate to the covering MD any concerns ahead of time. We ensure the rooms are adequate stocks and supplies are available. We support our team of technicians.

Health & Wellness Fellow, Haverhill Public Schools Fellow (Provost)

Job Description

Assist with programming and course curriculum of Health and Wellness. Collaborate with the school health teachers, physical education teachers, counselors, nurses, deans and other community members to develop, coordinate and support the prek-12 programming for Health and Wellness Education curriculum and experiences. Work alongside collaborative teams of professionals focused on a vision for a healthy approach to wellness, mindfulness, nutrition, social-emotional learning, and other focus areas.

Position Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with the curriculum department, HWPE staff, and community partners to develop and maintain a vibrant and up-to-date curriculum.
  • Attend curriculum and dean’s meetings.
  • Assist with the implementation of the iDecide program at the high school/middle school level
  • Ability to conduct demonstration lessons or observe in classrooms.
  • Knowledge of assessment practices, including the use of assessment to inform instruction and evaluate programs.
  • Assist with Health and Wellness committee meetings, including minutes and agendas.
  • Ability to use technology to support instructional strategies.
  • Organize allocations, schedules, and school assignments.
  • Support school-based teams in hiring and coaching HWPE staff.
  • Provide professional development for HWPE staff through monthly meetings and other venues.
  • Develop assessments and develop systems to analyze assessment data.
  • Actively participate in a variety of community coalitions building partnerships that support health and wellness in our schools and our larger community.
  • Work District Coach to manage health and wellness grants.
  • Assist in the preparation of the annual budget for Physical Education and Health.
  • Collaborate with curriculum supervisors, nursing department, counseling and guidance department, and athletic director to maintain a coherent preK-12 program.
  • Consistently and effectively collaborate with colleagues in such work as developing standards-based units.
  • Assisting with planning intervention programs.
  • Development of newsletters for the Wellness Department.
  • Communicate effectively with teachers, principals, and central staff.
  • Other duties as assigned

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for instructional and general duties as indicated by the District Coach of Health and Wellness, directives of the Superintendent of Schools or his/her designee and policies of the Haverhill School Committee.

Health Promotion and Management Fellowship Process

HOW TO APPLY

  1. Click the “Apply Now” button below or go to gps.merrimack.edu/apply to begin or resume your graduate application.
  2. Within your app, select “Yes” for “Are you applying to a fellowship?”
  3. Submit your application. Be sure to complete the required Fellowship essay.
  4. Receive your admission decision. If admitted to the master’s program, you’ll receive further instructions about the fellowship process.
A screenshot from an iPhone displaying the question about fellowship interest on the graduate application.

Important Information for the 2024-2025 Health Promotion and Management Fellowship Program

We are accepting applications on a rolling basis!

First Day of Fellowship Training: August 12, 2024 (Summer I, Summer II, Fall I)

Courses Begin: Late August 2024 (Summer I, Summer II, Fall)

Duration of Fellowship Placement: August 26, 2024 to late June 2025

We strongly encourage you to apply as soon as possible for your best chance at a preferred placement. Applications will be accepted until all fellowship positions have been filled.

The process is as follows:

  1. Submit your online application. Be sure to indicate your fellowship interest within your application.
  2. Submit your initial ranking form. Students who are accepted for admission and invited to interview for a fellowship will be eligible to review and rank their preferred positions. If you are invited, your invitation will include a deadline for submitting your selections. Please note: we do not guarantee that you will be invited to interview for your top selections.
  3. Complete your site interviews. First round of interviews will take place. 
  4. Submit your post-interview rankings. After the interviews, both students and sites must complete and submit their post-interview ranking forms, ranking their preferences for final placement.
  5. Receive your match notification. Match letters will be sent to all students and supervisors.

Please note: Participation in the fellowship placement process is NOT a guarantee of a fellowship.

Questions? All interested students should email Megan Haggerty in Graduate Admissions for further information. 

Dean and Alumni Scholarships

Dean and Alumni Scholarships are available to students who are not receiving a fellowship. No additional application is needed.

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