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Native Graduate Health 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 Congress of American Indians
Deadlines
Jun 11, 2021
Contact

Whitney Smith
wsmith@ncai.org

Purpose

National Congress of American Indians provides fellowships to American Indian and Alaska Native students pursuing graduate or professional degrees in any health-related area. The fellowship provides students with financial support and professional development opportunities. Fellows will attend a one-week summer workshop focused on issues of tribal sovereignty, Native health policy, and current innovations in Native health. The program seeks to increase the number of Native health leaders prepared to address disparities in Native health through innovative health policies and practices.

Eligibility

Applicants must be members of an American Indian or Alaska Native Tribal Nation and must be new or continuing full-time students in the Fall of 2021 pursuing graduate or professional degrees in any health-related area, including but not limited to:

  • Doctor of Medicine (MD)
  • Master of Nursing (MSN)
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  • Master of Public Health (MPH)
  • Master of Pharmacy (MPharm)
Geographic coverage
Nationwide
Amount of funding

Monetary award amounts are not specified.

Application process

Links to application instructions and the online application are available on the program website.

Tagged as
American Indian or Alaska Native · Culture and cultural competency · Health disparities · Health workforce education and training · Networking and collaboration · Policy · Public health



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