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Health Security Futures Fellowship – Yemen

Be a part of a growing global network of professionals and future leaders in global health, science, technology, and diplomacy!

This is a unique opportunity to advance your career through mentoring by experts in your field and collaborations with your colleagues.  Your fellowship will culminate with a project you develop and implement to address a global health security challenge.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW
Offered by Health Security Partners (HSP), this Fellowship is designed for upper-level undergraduate and graduate students in Yemen who are interested in the life sciences, global public health, security, and development. The locally held three-day Institute will be followed by a yearlong Virtual Program, and will prepare Fellows to develop and implement health security projects to address global grand challenges. The Fellowship is an interdisciplinary program which addresses a broad set of themes, including:
  • Science and technology policy
  • Food security
  • Global health
  • Science diplomacy
  • Biodefense and counter terrorism
  • Gender disparity and development
  • Dual Use Research of Concern

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A citizen of, and residing in Yemen
  • Upper-level undergraduate, masters or PhD student
  • English proficiency
  • Commitment to participate in the program, including: the Training Institute, the yearlong virtual learning community, required progress reports and evaluation of the program
  • Submission of a completed application, CV and letter of reference

CRITERIA FOR SELECTION

  • Demonstrated interest in the life sciences, public and global health, international relations, foreign policy, science & technology, development, and/or diplomacy
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse teams and interest in cross-cultural exchange
  • Leadership capacity to share knowledge with colleagues in home country

Health Security Partners collects personally identifiable information for each of our programs, from every participant and beneficiary. This is done to not only verify recipient eligibility requirements, but also ensure our limited resources are used most effectively in meeting our mission. Requests may be in the form of curriculum vitae, national identification, and direct contact information.  All information is treated confidentially.

EXPECTATIONS & OPPORTUNITIES

  • Attendance at the Futures Fellowship Institute in Yemen
  • Active participation in the online learning community over the year following the Institute
  • Development of a project proposal addressing a grand challenge in health security
  • Opportunity for top projects to receive funding for implementation

APPLICATION NOW CLOSED.