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National Indian Health Board Health Policy Fellowship

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

Sponsor
National Indian Health Board
Deadlines
Mar 30, 2019
Contact

Dr. Wendee Gardner
202.548.7297
wgardner@nihb.org

Purpose

The National Indian Health Board Health Policy Fellowship provides training, networking, and mentoring for Native youth who are dedicated to making changes in their communities around priority health issues.

Fellowships last from June 2019 to May 2020. Fellows meet in-person 3 times and attend virtual trainings throughout the year to grow their leadership and advocacy skills.

Eligibility

Eligible applicants are Native youth who are:

  • Between the ages of 18-24
  • Enrolled members of a federally recognized Tribe
  • Interested in exploring Indian health policy, healthcare, and governance

Strong applicants will demonstrate leadership qualities and engagement with their Tribal communities.

Geographic coverage
Nationwide
Amount of funding

The Fellowship covers travel costs to attend in-person meetings and provides free opportunities for professional development, leadership, and skills building.

Application process

Links to a program fact sheet and the application form are available on the program website.

Completed applications may be submitted through:

Mail:
National Indian Health Board
Attn: Youth Department
910 Pennsylvania Avenue SE
Washington, DC 20003

Email:
wgardner@nihb.org

Fax:
202.507.4071

Tagged as
American Indian or Alaska Native · Children and youth · Health workforce pipeline · Policy

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