In collaboration with the Salata Institute for Climate and Sustainability, The Harvard Global Health Institute is now offering a Burke Climate and Health Fellowship in the USA for the academic year 2023-2024.
The fellowship aims to support domestic and international students pursuing fellowship programs for eligible research fellows, post-doctoral scholars, and early-career faculty pursuing scholarly research in the USA. Applicants will receive a salary of $75,000 per year for up to two years to support a scholarship at the intersection of climate change and health.
A fantastic option for students to complete their education in the USA.
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Established in 2011, the Harvard Global Health Institute is a university-wide commodity that promotes multidisciplinary, coordinated methods to attacking international health challenges that are greater than any one school or profession. Uniting stakeholders across fields, geographies, and sectors, Harvard Global Health Institute strives to facilitate the exchange of new concepts and projects, improve the University’s capacity to operate and disseminate research and keep creative, cooperative educational actions in global health.
Why study at the Harvard Global Health Institute? This institute is an interfaculty enterprise that promotes cooperation across Harvard residents and associates worldwide to promote international health equity. It attacks the most significant health challenges of its time via creative transdisciplinary research, teaching, and collaborations that create understanding and causes approving transformation in international fitness.
Application Deadline: 3 March 2023.
- University or Organization: Harvard Global Health Institute
- Department: Salata Institute for Climate and Sustainability
- Course Level: Doctoral degree
- Award: Salary of $75,000 per year
- Access Mode: Online
- Number of Awards: NA
- Nationality: Domestic and international
- The award can be taken in the USA
- Eligible Countries: Domestic and international students are eligible to apply.
- Acceptable Course or Subjects: The scholarship will be awarded a Doctoral degree in medicine, public health, climate science, epidemiology, environmental health, or economics subject offered by the university
- Admissible Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following criteria:
- Applicants from both domestic and foreign institutions Non-US citizens, who are permitted to work within the US, are eligible to apply.
- Proposed research projects should have a clear climate and health focus and may include mitigation or adaptation actions that consider or directly evaluate interventions designed to improve health outcomes.
- Applicants with a doctoral degree or equivalent in a relevant field (e.g., medicine, public health, climate science, epidemiology, environmental health, economics, etc.) are eligible.
- Applicants are research fellows, post-doctoral fellows, or are within the first five years of a faculty position at their home institution.
- Applicants must secure a commitment from one Harvard faculty member to serve as a research mentor (see criteria on this requirement below).
- Applicants must commit at least 75% FTE effort to their research for the 2-year program.
- Applicants should demonstrate experience performing scholarly research (e.g., publications of peer-reviewed manuscripts or policy briefs) as part of their application.
How to Apply
- How to Apply: To apply for a fellowship, applicants must apply by self-nominating themselves and filling out an application.
- Supporting Documents: The application requirements include a research proposal, CV, letter of support from the faculty mentor, academic transcripts, and contact information for two references.
- Admission Requirements: Applicants with a doctoral degree or equivalent in a relevant field (e.g., medicine, public health, climate science, epidemiology, environmental health, economics, etc.) are eligible.
- Ideal applicants are research fellows, post-doctoral fellows, or are within the first 5 years of a faculty position at their home institution.
- Language Requirement: Applicants must be proficient in English language proficiency.
- The fellowship prize contains a salary of $75,000 per year for up to two years to support a scholarship at the intersection of climate change and health.
- During the fellowship period, Burke Climate and Health Fellows will be integral members of the Harvard Global Health Institute and Salata Institute and will participate in cross-University engagements on climate change and health.
- All fellows will have physical space both at The Harvard Global Health Institute and at the Salata Institute as they build a community of colleagues focused on climate change and its effects on health.
- The Harvard Global Health Institute and the Salata Institute expect to support two Climate and Health Fellows to join the 2023 Burke Fellow cohort.