The Yerby Postdoctoral Fellowship Program at Harvard School of Public Health, Massachusetts, 2012 2013
Scholarship Program: The Yerby Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
Type of Award: Fellowship
Nationality: U.S. Citizen
Employer: Harvard School of Public Health
Level of Study: Postdoctoral
Subject(s): Biostatistics, Environmental Health, Epidemiology, Health Policy and Management, Genetics and Complex Diseases, Global Health and Population, Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Nutrition, Society, Human Development, and Health
Duration: Annually (Renewable)
Number of Awards: Up to five new fellowships are awarded annually
Am I Eligible? The Yerby Postdoctoral Fellowship Program seeks highly qualified candidates with established research interests and an advanced degree in public health-related fields. Of special interest are applicants who will contribute to academic diversity–e.g. those from groups historically underrepresented in U.S. health-related sciences (defined by the National Institutes of Health as American Indians or Alaska Natives, Blacks or African Americans, Hispanics or Latinos, and Native Hawaiians or other Pacific Islanders) and others whose background will contribute to academic diversity, including individuals from socioeconomically disadvantaged backgrounds.
What does it cover? Yerby fellows receive a competitive salary with benefits for one year, renewable for a second year.
How do I Apply? By Post
Scholarship Description: The goal of the program is to advance the intellectual and professional development of each Yerby fellow. Fellowship training is available throughout the broad range of the school’s activities—laboratory sciences, population sciences, and social and policy sciences.
Application closing date: November 1 (each year)