Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Health Policy Research Scholars (doctoral students)
Deadline: March 15, 2023
Category: Health Policy,
Health Policy Research Scholars is a national leadership program for doctoral students in any academic discipline who are starting their second year of study and want to apply their research to help build healthier and more equitable communities.
Doctoral students from a variety of disciplines—such as urban planning, political science, economics, anthropology, education, social work, geography, and sociology—who are committed to using policy change to advance population health and health equity.
Applicants must be:
Full-time doctoral students who are starting the second year of their programs in fall 2023 and do not expect to graduate before spring/summer 2026.
From historically marginalized backgrounds and/or populations underrepresented in specific doctoral disciplines.
Pursuing a research-focused discipline that can advance a Culture of Health.
Interested in health policy and interdisciplinary approaches.
What do scholars receive?
Annual award funding of up to $30,000 for up to four years or until they complete their doctoral program (whichever is sooner).
Mentoring and training in health policy and leadership.
Professional ties to public health and policy leaders and innovators from diverse fields.
Opportunity to compete for an additional dissertationgrant of up to $10,000.
Membership in a network of scholars and alumni for research and advocacy collaborations.