University of Michigan Future Public Health Leaders Program

Location:
Michigan,
United States
Term: Summer

A residential summer program funded by the CDC that provides students with opportunities for growth, learning and awareness in the field of public health.

The University of Michigan Future Public Health Leaders Program (Michigan FPHLP) is a residential summer program funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Through field placements, skill building workshops and mentorship, Michigan FPHLP provides students with opportunities for growth, learning and awareness in the field of public health. The ultimate goal of the program is to increase the diversity of the public health workforce and the people committed to reducing health disparities.

THE PROGRAM INCLUDES:

  • One-week CDC Showcase Event
  • Stipend
  • On-campus housing, if travel permitted
  • Round trip transportation from your home to Ann Arbor, MI, if travel permitted
  • University of Michigan Summer Meal Plan, if staying on campus
  • Networking opportunities with diverse public health practitioners and faculty
  • Engaged mentorship to encourage personal and professional development
  • Hands-on learning in community-based organizations, governmental health organizations, health systems, or research
  • Career exploration of the public health disciplines

Eligibility

  • Students who have completed at least two years (or equivalent) of undergraduate study from an accredited college or university in the U.S., Puerto Rico, or other U.S. territory
    • Note: Students with an associate degree must provide proof of acceptance into a 4-year institution
  • Recent college graduates (Fall/Winter 2021 or Spring 2022) who have not been accepted into a graduate program (including medical school) also qualify
  • U.S. Citizen, Permanent Resident or U.S. National
  • African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian American, Hispanic/Latino, Middle Eastern, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, persons with disabilities, individuals from rural communities and economically disadvantaged individuals are strongly encouraged to apply
  • Minimum 2.7 GPA (good academic standing) is recommended
Visit our Frequently Asked Questions for more information on eligibility.

Fact Sheet

Discipline:
Social Sciences, STEM
Eligibility:
Columbia Graduate Students, Columbia Undergraduates
Fellowship Type:
Summer Opportunity
Location:
Michigan,
United States
Term:
Summer

Dates & Deadlines

Summer
2023
Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2023
Notes: 
Application and all materials must be submitted by 11:59pm EST.