The Dr. James A. Ferguson Emerging Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program is a Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)-funded, nine- week summer program providing educational and professional development opportunities for fellows interested in infectious diseases research and health disparities. Fellows from underrepresented populations as defined by the federal government are strongly encouraged to apply.
Each of the successful fellow may expect to receive all of the following benefits:
- $4,500 for graduate fellows and $5,933 for pre-doctoral fellows
- Housing and round-trip travel are also available for out-of-state fellows
- Sponsorship to attend a national scientific meeting following abstract submission
- Sponsored membership in the American Public Health Association (APHA)
Level and Area of Studies
Non-degree program in infectious diseases research and health disparities.
Place of Study
At the CDC in Atlanta, GA or in Baltimore at Kennedy Krieger Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Bloomberg School of Public Health, or DHMH, USA
Eligibility and Criteria
All interested candidates should meet all of basic requirements below:
- Be currently enrolled as a full-time student in a medical, dental, pharmacy, veterinary, or public health graduate program
- Have at least a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale
- Have the ability to commit to the length of the fellowship
U.S citizens may apply this fellowship
All applications must be completed using the RISE Programs Online Application .