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Minority Health Youth Health Equity Model of Practice Summer Fellowships

Health Equity Fellows will be matched with mentors in diverse organizations to complete a project related to health equity or health disparities for 8-12 weeks in the summer. Locations will vary each year. Students will be placed based on their experience, interest and skill sets. OMH will also consider fellows who have an eligible organization in which they would like to be placed.

Collegiate (undergraduate and/or graduate) students with an interest in health (e.g. health disparities, health equity, health care delivery, etc.) are eligible to apply. YHEMOP is open to all students and is committed to providing opportunities for racial and ethnic groups that are currently underrepresented in health professions (e.g. Hispanic, African American, Native American, etc.).

Placement Sites May Include:
Federal, state or local government agencies
Healthcare delivery organizations and systems
Public health organizations
Regional Health Equity Councils
Academic organizations
Other institutions that promote health equity and/or address health disparities


mid February

Application Procedure:
Student applies directly

Eligible to Apply:

Undergraduate: At any level

Graduate: At any level

Award Type:
Scholarship / Fellowship

Award Period:
Summer (Undergraduate)
Summer (Graduate)

Disciplines / Areas of Study or Interest:
Healthcare, health disparities, health equity

Additional Qualifications:
Open to all majors.

Last Updated:
July 12, 2018

Last Updated: 9/12/17