Native Graduate Health Fellowship


The NCAI Native Graduate Fellowship aims to address the stark disparities in Native health by building a pipeline of Native health professionals who are prepared to lead in formulating and promoting health policies and practices that meet the unique needs of American Indians and Alaska Natives. It will include a financial award of $5,000 and professional development in tribal health policy.

Applicants should be members of an American Indian or Alaska Native tribal nation and must be new or continuing full-time students in the Fall of 2015 pursuing graduate or professional degrees in any health-related area, including Doctor of Medicine (MD), Master of Nursing (MSN), Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP), Master of Public Health (MPH), Master of Pharmacy (MPharm), etc.

Applications are due via email to Laura Bird by Monday, March 23, 2015. A complete application submission must include a personal/education information form, an essay, a resume or curriculum vitae, and two letters of recommendation. Applicants will be notified of their status by April 15, 2015.

Please find the application materials and more information below: