The Commonwealth Fund is sponsoring study abroad fellowship program in Health Services Research, Health Administration, Health Policy, or a related discipline, New York, 2013 2014
Scholarship Program: Australian-American Health Policy Fellowship
Type of Award: Scholarship
Nationality: U.S. Citizen
Employer: The Commonwealth Fund
Level of study: Holding a Masters or PhD
Subject(s): Health Services Research, Health Administration, Health Policy, or a related discipline, such as economics or political science
Duration: One year
Number of awards: Not Known
Am I eligible? 1) Be a citizen of the United States;
2)Be a mid-career health services researcher or practitioner (e.g., a physician, decision maker in a managed care organization or other private health care organization, government official or policy analyst, or journalist);
3)have a demonstrated expertise in health policy issues and track record of informing health policy through research, policy analysis, health services, or clinical leadership;
3)Have completed a master’s degree or doctorate (or the equivalent thereof) in health services research, health administration, health policy, or a related discipline, such as economics or political science.
How do I apply? By post
What does it cover? The Fellowship provides up to $87,000 (AUD) for the maximum term of ten months, with a minimum stay in Australia of six months required. There is also a family supplement available (e.g. approximately $50,000 for a spouse and two children).
Scholarship Description: On behalf of the Australian Department of Health and Ageing, The Commonwealth Fund is pleased to announce the Australian-American Health Policy Fellowship. From 2003–2009, the Australian-American Health Policy Fellowship was known as the Packer Policy Fellowships, named in honor of the late Mr. Kerry Packer AC, former chairman of Consolidated Press Holdings Limited. This program offers a unique opportunity for outstanding, mid-career U.S. professionals—academics, government officials, clinical leaders, decision makers in managed care and other private health care organizations, and journalists—to spend up to 10 months in Australia conducting research and working with Australian health policy experts on issues relevant to both countries.
Application closing date: 15 August 2012