I'm a DACA recipient. Am I eligible to apply?
No, applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. The scholarship and fellowship are grant funded and so we are restricted with eligibility. We advise DACA recipients to look into funding support from your university, and you may want to review the scholarship section of this DACA resource guide (page 42).
Are international students eligible?
No, applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
I'm an APHA Kaiser Permanente Community Health Scholar. Can I apply for the fellowship?
I'm an APHA Kaiser Permanente Community Health Fellow. Can I apply for the scholarship?
The university I'm applying to is not one of the partner universities. Am I eligible to apply?
No, applicants must intend to apply to and enroll in one of our partner universities to be eligible for the scholarship. Fellowship applicants must be graduating at one of our partner universities in one of the eligible programs within the stated timeframe.
The program I'm enrolled in or applying to is not one of the programs listed on your website. Can you make an exception?
No, we cannot make exceptions to allow other programs that are not on our eligibility list.
I'm applying for a one-year MPH program. Am I eligible?
Yes, but please note that if awarded, the scholarship will only fund your one year of study.
I'm currently enrolled in a graduate program at one of the partner universities. Am I eligible to apply?
Continuing students are not eligible. This opportunity is for applicants who are starting an eligible program in fall 2024. However, you may want to consider the Fellowship as you near your graduation.
I'm going to start my graduate degree in spring or summer. Am I eligible?
Only applicants starting an eligible program in fall 2024 are eligible. However, you may want to consider the Fellowship as you near your graduation.
I'm an undergraduate student. Am I eligible to apply?
If you are considering starting graduate school in fall 2024 at one of our partner universities and in one of the eligible graduate degree programs, you can apply.
I have applied or intend to apply for admission for fall 2024, but I won't know my admission status by the deadline. Can I still apply?
Yes, this opportunity is for prospective students. You do not need an admissions decision by the deadline in order to be eligible. Decisions on the scholarship are not made until the end of March. If awarded, you must enroll in one of our partner universities for the fall 2024 term.
Does the fellowship cover relocation costs?
Relocation costs are the responsibility of the fellow.
Does the fellowship cover health insurance?
Health insurance is the responsibility of the fellow.
How long is the fellowship?
The fellowship is 12 months.