The Community Health Scholars Program (CHSP), is currently accepting applications for the Fall 2004 program year. Funded by the Kellogg Foundation, the program is designed to meet the growing needs of health professional schools, with emphasis on schools of public health, for faculty with community competency. CHSP is a post-doctoral program that enables scholars to develop and enhance their skills in working with communities and engaging in community-based “participatory” research. Application deadline is December 9, 2003. For more information, visit the CHSP Web site.
The program provides:
- Two year fellowship with annual $50,000, including fringe
- Annual research fund of $10,000 per Scholar
- A one year option by waiver may be available
- Up to $3000 in moving costs
- $5,000 for post-fellowship research at subsequent faculty location
- Each Scholar based at one of the three training sites: University of Michigan School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, or University of North Carolina School of Public Health at Chapel Hill.
To be eligible, an applicant must be a United States citizen who: Is committed to a scholarly career as a faculty member in a health profession school, with emphasis on schools of public health; Is highly regarded as a professional by those responsible for his/her education and training; and has completed all formal requirements for professional and post-professional training (e.g. internships or residencies) at the doctoral level by the date of entry into the Program.
Applications are welcome from junior faculty as well as those recently completing doctoral level training so long as the above eligibility requirements are met. Deadline for completed applications for Fall 2004 is Tuesday, December 9, 2003.