How to Apply

Fellowship Application Deadline: December 1, 2016

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Application Deadline: December 1, 2016

Harvard Kennedy School Application Deadline: December 1, 2016

Please see below for eligibility and how to apply:

Eligibility

  • Physicians who have completed residency in the U.S., either BE/BC. Additional experience beyond residency, such as chief residency, is preferred.

  • Experience or interest in addressing and improving the health needs of minority, disadvantaged and vulnerable populations as well as in advancing system change in ways that improve the health for all populations, but with particular emphasis on vulnerable populations.

  • Strong evidence of leadership experience or potential, especially as related to community efforts, quality improvement, transformation of health care delivery systems, and/or health policy.

  • Intention to pursue a career in policy, public service, and/or academia.

  • U.S. citizenship or U.S. permanent residency.

Review Criteria and Selection

Applications will be reviewed for:

  • Academic and training qualifications

  • Commitment to a multicultural perspective in program planning, program implementation, and policy analysis

  • Experience in projects devoted to increasing quality care and access and improving the capacity of the health care system to address health needs of minority, disadvantaged and vulnerable populations

  • Evidence of leadership potential.

The Harvard Coordinating Committee, composed of distinguished faculty, administrators, and the program director, will review applications, interview candidates and select the fellows.

Applications Deadline

Fellowship Application Deadline: December 1, 2016

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Application Deadline: December 1, 2016

Harvard Kennedy School Application Deadline: December 1, 2016

Applicants must complete applications to both The Commonwealth Fund Mongan Fellowship in Minority Health Policy and the Master of Public Health Program of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, including application for financial aid at The Chan School.

For those applicants who already have an MPH degree, applications to both The Commonwealth Fund Mongan Fellowship in Minority Health Policy and the mid-career Master of Public Administration Program of the Harvard Kennedy School are required, including application for financial aid at HKS.

Acceptance to graduate school and the Fellowship is necessary for program participation. Applicants not accepted to the Fellowship will still be eligible for admission to the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health or the Harvard Kennedy School.

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For More Information

All inquiries to the Fellowship should be addressed to:

Program Coordinator
Minority Faculty Development Program
164 Longwood Avenue, 2nd Floor
Boston, MA 02115-5818

Tel: 617-432-2922 
Fax: 617-432-3834
E-mail: mfdp_cfmf@hms.harvard.edu


For questions about the MPH program or Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, please contact:

Kerri Noonan
Associate Director of Admissions
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
617-432-4175 
knoonan@hsph.harvard.edu


For questions about the Mid-Career MPA program or the Harvard Kennedy School, please contact:

Matt Clemons
Director, Admissions, Enrollment Services
Harvard Kennedy School
617-496-1138
Matt_Clemons@hks.harvard.edu