Sunday, January 8, 2017

Applications Now Open for Health Policy Research Scholars

Calls for Application are open for Health Policy Research Scholars, a national leadership development program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Applicants must be:
Entering the first or second year of their doctoral program in September of 2017
From any research-focused discipline
From underrepresented populations and/or disadvantaged backgrounds
Interested in interdisciplinary approaches and translating their research into health policy
Eager to use their unique perspective to build a Culture of Health to enable everyone in America to live longer, healthier lives

This program is an opportunity to create real change. The scholars selected for this program will be a part of the next generation of researchers and policymakers, creating a more diverse community who will create policies and solutions that are inclusive and relevant to the communities they serve.

Over the course of the four- to five-year program, scholars will:
Receive an annual stipend of $30,000 for up to four years
Establish and strengthen professional ties to leaders in public health, policy, equity, and many other fields and professions
Continue working from their home institution and applying new learnings in real time
Receive dissertation support and mentoring
Be eligible for an additional dissertation grant of up to $10,000

Visit the program website for more details and to apply

Please share this announcement with any doctoral students you may know who are committed to building healthy communities. If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at


Thomas A. LaVeist, PhD, Director
Harolyn M.E. Belcher, MD, MHS, Co-Director

No comments: