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Iraq Health Security Stewards Fellowship 2018 – Call for Applications!

Deadline Extended to August 12!

Join a growing network of university faculty who serve as leaders in health security education and stewardship around the globe. This is an opportunity to work with like-minded international educators toward developing and implementing robust health security curricula at your home institution, and to inspire the next generation of life scientists.

2017 Indonesia Stewards Training Institute in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, October 10-13

This Fellowship mentors university faculty to provide health security training as part of medical, veterinary, public health, and life sciences curricula, as well as through workshops and seminars to engage the wider community of academic and government stakeholders. The Fellowship also provides training in best practices for developing and delivering curriculum.

Specifically, Fellows will be able to build into curricula relevant health security topics, including:

The Fellowship begins with an intensive weeklong in-person training institute, planned to take place in Baghdad. The training will be followed by a year of mentoring via HSP’s online platform, as Fellows develop and rollout relevant curricula, workshops and seminars. Subject matter experts from the U.S. and Iraq, as well as international alumni, will serve as trainers and mentors.

Qualifications and Requirements:

Criteria for Selection:

A total of 20 Fellowships will be awarded to faculty members at institutions across Iraq.


Health Security Partners (HSP): is a nonprofit organization based in Washington DC, USA that is dedicated to building local sustainable capacity to improve health security around the world. Our global network of collaborators allows us to work closely with in-country partners to develop and deliver programs that advance individuals’ careers, institutions’ capacities, and societies’ ability to prevent, detect and respond to biological threats. Within this framework, we provide a suite of fellowship programs to strengthen the medical, veterinary and public health workforce and institutions.