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Global Health Corps Fellowship Program (GHC Fellowship) 2023 – 2024

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Global Health Corps Fellowship Program (GHC Fellowship) 2023 – 2024, December 8 2022







GHC welcomes young professionals from Burundi, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe to apply for paid 13 month fellowships with health organizations in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, and Zambia.

Work on the front lines of global health and develop your leadership skills.

GHC recruits and selects highly qualified applicants with diverse skill sets and backgrounds to be placed in high-impact organizations for a 13-month fellowship. During their fellowship year, fellows make significant contributions to their placement organizations and the communities they serve. They also engage in robust leadership training and integrate into GHC’s global network.



Ideal Applicants


We are looking for a diverse group of high-potential leaders from every sector and professional background who bring the skills necessary to address critical health systems gaps and who embody our key leadership practices:


You value inclusion and collaboration across sectors, cultures, and borders of all kinds. You are ready to listen to and embrace others’ perspectives, even when they are different from your own.

Committed to learning.

You are willing to push yourself outside your comfort zone often (while practicing self-care). You are ready to approach a personally transformative year with integrity, humility, and self-reflection.

Inspiring and mobilizing.

You are ready to strengthen and use your voice — the most powerful tool for change that you have — in order to engage others, create space for critical conversation, and effect meaningful social change in global health.

Committed to social justice.

You are passionate about social justice in health and have both the patience and the motivation to engage in the hard, complex work of building just health systems.

Adaptive and innovative.

You are excited by a design-thinking approach to building a better world, creatively embracing problems and ready to embrace failure as learning.


You bring your best self and are motivated to do the day-to-day work needed to bring about positive change in the global health equity movement.




By the start of the fellowship, fellows must:

– Be 30 years of age or younger.

– Hold a bachelor’s or undergraduate university degree.

– Be proficient in English.

– Be a citizen or legal permanent resident of Burundi, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia Malawi, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, or Zimbabwe.


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In addition to the intensive leadership development and professional growth that the fellowship offers, the Global Health Corps fellowship includes:

  • Living stipend
  • Professional development funds
  • Completion award
  • Housing
  • Health Insurance
  • Travel costs covered to and from GHC training and retreats
  • Visa/Work permit

GHC arranges several logistical details on fellows’ behalf with the expectation that fellows will take ownership of their overall experience. Read on to learn more about how these items apply to specific placements.




Our application and review process are designed to assess your leadership fit for the GHC community as well as your skills fit for your fellowship role. Applicants may apply for up to three fellowship roles. Every year, we receive a high volume of amazing and inspiring applicants to join our fellowship class and can only accept a small percentage. However, about one-third of our fellows have applied more than once!


Applications open December 1, 2022

Applicants can find fellowship roles here and start an application here.

Applications closes:  January 11, 2023

Applications close at 12:00PM (noon) EST / 7:00PM CAT / 8:00PM EAT. We encourage you to submit your application as soon as you can!

Recommendation forms due January 25, 2023

We require one recommendation form submitted directly by your reference by January 25, 2023 at 12:00PM (noon) EST / 7:00PM CAT / 8:00PM EAT. We can’t consider your application without it!


Selecting our next cohort!

We review applications January through February, conduct interviews in March and April, and make offers on a rolling basis starting in late April. The fellowship starts at our Training Institute in July 2023.


How to Apply


Applicants can find fellowship roles here and start an application.

Applications for the 2023-2024 Africa fellowship class are now open until January 11, 2023. For more information, read on and check out the Africa Fellowship FAQs page, or sign up to receive GHC updates.



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