Foundation / Corporation
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF)
02/11/22 3:00 PM ET Receipt
Fellowships to USA professionals working at nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and academic institutions to improve health equity, health policy, and health care. Applicants are required to submit a preliminary application prior to submitting a full proposal. The fellowship provides exemplary health professionals and social and behavioral scientists the opportunity to learn more about influencing health and health care policy. The fellowship requires a full-time commitment with a minimum 12-month residence in Washington, DC, which prepares individuals to influence the future of health and health care in the nation.
Fellows typically will:
Fellowship assignments are supplemented throughout the year by nonpartisan seminars and group discussions on contemporary federal policy topics, as well as media/strategic communications training and leadership development activities. Fellows are asked to prepare a formal presentation on a health policy issue with which they have been engaged. Fellows also take part in NAM meetings and with other health policy organizations.
After the Washington residential experience, fellows become part of a nationwide alumni network and typically return to Washington each year to attend an Alumni Retreat and the NAM Annual Meeting, and to be briefed on issues and trends in health and health care policy.
GrantWatch ID#: 162334
Up to six awards will be made.
Fellowships will provide up to $165,000 each.
During the first 12 months of the fellowship, a stipend of up to $104,000 (not to exceed the fellow’s salary prior to entering the program) in fellowship funds may be requested.
The fellowship requires a full-time commitment with a minimum 12-month residence. The fellowship begins with an intensive three-and-a-half-month orientation in September. Each fellow is, however, solely responsible for selecting and securing his or her placement in a Federal government office in Washington, DC, no later than January 15, 2022. Fellowship placements generally begin no later than January 31.
Fellows may request approval from the national program office (NPO) at the NAM to extend the Washington stay past the 12-month residential period of September 1, 2022, to August 31, 2023, through the legislative session or until December 31, 2023. A fellow may carry out additional activities with the support of any remaining funds until August 31, 2024, subject to review and approval of those activities by the NPO and RWJF.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply online: https://my.rwjf.org/login.do?applyCfpId=3234&cfp=3234
RWJF Health Policy Fellows
National Academy of Medicine
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
500 Fifth Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20001
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