Home » Fellowships » RWJF Health Policy Fellows Programme

RWJF Health Policy Fellows Programme

Robert Wood John Foundation Health Policy Programme

by Samson Otsepa
0 comment

Application are now available for the Robert Wood John Foundation RWJF Health Policy Programme, United States, for 2023.

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) founded in the year 1936 by Robert Wood Johnson II with the sole purpose of improving the well-being and health of all in America. The RWJF Health Policy Fellows Programme provides a comprehensive learning experience at the intersection of health, science and policy in Washington, D.C.

About Robert Wood John Foundation Health Policy Programme

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) is an American philanthropic organization; It is one of the largest, one focused solely on health. The RWJF Health Policy Fellows programme provides a comprehensive learning experience at the intersection of health, science, and policy in Washington, D.C.

Based in Princeton, New Jersey, the foundation focuses on access to healthcare, public health, health equity, leadership and training and changing systems to address barriers to health; RWJF has been credited with helping to develop the 911 emergency system, reducing tobacco use among Americans, lowering rates of unwanted teenage pregnancies and improving perceptions of hospice care.

It is an outstanding opportunity for exceptional midcareer health professionals and behavioral; social scientists with an interest in health and healthcare policy. Fellows participate in the policy process at the federal level and use that leadership experience to improve health equity, healthcare, and health policy.

Aims & Benefits Of the Programme

  • The RWJF Health Policy Fellows programme provides up to six awards of up to $165,000 in 2023.
  • During the first twelve months of the fellowship, a stipend of up to $104,000 (not to exceeds the fellow’s salary prior to entering the programme) in fellowship funds may be requested.

See Also:

Orange Corners Incubation Programme 2022 For Entrepreneurs

2022 USADF Accelerate Africa Entrepreneurship Challenge

Gates Cambridge Scholarship for Postgraduates

Fully Funded Free Scholarship in Canada 2023

Requirement For Applicants

  • Open to exceptional mid career professionals from academic faculties; government ( including military; Federal departments and agencies, U.S. Departments of Veteran Affairs, U.S Public Health Service Commissioned Corps; and state offices who are not  government officials under section 4946 of the Internal Revenue Code).
  • Applicants must have earned an advanced degree in one of the following disciplines; medicine, nursing, public health, allied health professionals, biomedical sciences, dentistry, economics or other social sciences, health services organization and administration, social and behavioural health, or law.
  • Applicants whose official job description or responsibilities are primarily government relations or advocacy are not eligible to apply.
  • Individual candidates for receipt of award funds must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents at the time of application; because the RWJF Health Policy Fellows are in assignments in the Federal government, changes in federal policy or or law concerning U.S. immigration may necessitate that RWJF consider adjustments in eligibility and grant terms, as well as placements in the programme.
  • Additionally, individual candidates for receipt of award funds cannot be related by blood or marriage to any Officer or Trustee of the RWJF, or be a descendant of its founder.
How To Apply for the RWJF Health Policy Fellows Programme

Go to Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) on my.rwjf.org to apply

For more details, visit RWJF website

Deadline : November 7, 2022.

You may also like

Leave a Comment

* By using this form you agree with the storage and handling of your data by this website.

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More