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Subject: Global Health Corps - Information Sessions!

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NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS OFFICE – Global Health Corps Fellowship Program
Francis DuVinage, Director – Leslie Brice, Assistant Director –
www.scholarships.umd.edu

Are you a senior or recent graduate who is passionate about building a
movement for health equity? Do you believe that health is a human right?

Learn about the Global Health Corps (GHC), a program that aims to mobilize a
global community of emerging leaders to build the movement for health equity.
GHC works to strengthen this movement by recruiting, training, and supporting
the movement’s future leaders, diversifying the pool of young people
working in global health, and amplifying the impact of individuals through
the formation of a strong community of leaders.

GHC provides opportunities for young professionals from diverse backgrounds
to work on the frontlines of the fight for global health equity in yearlong
fellowships. GHC fellows are currently working in Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda,
Malawi, Zambia and the United States. They have a measurable impact on the
health of the communities in which they work, and draw upon that experience
and the GHC alumni network to deepen their impact throughout their careers.

We are holding five information sessions. Please RSVP to [log in to unmask]
to attend or to schedule an individual meeting.

Tuesday, November 7, 12:00 – 12:30 pm, 2403A Marie Mount Hall
Wednesday, November 8, 12:00 – 12:30 pm, 2403A Marie Mount Hall
Thursday, November 9, 4:00 – 4:30 pm, 2403A Marie Mount Hall
Friday, November 10, 10:00 – 10:30 am, 2403A Marie Mount Hall
Monday, November 13, 4:00-4:30 pm, 2403A Marie Mount Hall

Award Amount: GHC fellows are provided with stipends to cover all travel,
living and work expenses, and health insurance for the duration of the
Fellowship. All fellows may also apply during their fellowship year for
professional development funds of up to $600. Upon successful completion of
the fellowship year, all fellows receive a completion award of $1,500.

Duration: Fellows work in a yearlong paid position with a manager at the
partner organization who provides guidance and support.

Deadline: January 17, 2018

WHO CAN APPLY: Seniors and recent graduates – must be under 30 - all majors
– must have bachelor’s degree by the start of the grant period.

Application opens December 6.

Contact Person: Francis DuVinage
Contact Email: [log in to unmask]

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