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Eligibility and Application Information


You must be:

  • A medical or veterinary student in your 2nd or 3rd year when you apply
  • Enrolled in a school accredited by the
    • Liaison Committee on Medical Education
    • American Osteopathic Association
    • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • Covered by medical insurance during the fellowship
  • A U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Able to attend the CDC-Hubert Global Health Fellowship Short Course in Atlanta, August 18–21, 2016.

Application Timeline for the 2016-2017 Program

January 26, 2016 Application period opens
February 19, 2016 Application deadline (11:59 p.m., ET)
Postmark date for supporting documents
April 18, 2016 Selected applicants notified 
July 1, 2016 Fellowship year begins
Fellows complete assignments at their school
August 18–21, 2016 CDC-Hubert Global Health Fellowship Short Course at CDC headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia
September 1, 2016 Projects begin
June 30, 2017 Fellowship year ends

Application Process

The application will open January 26, 2016.

Apply Online

Supporting Documents

Supporting documents must be postmarked by the deadline.

Letters of Recommendation

Two letters of recommendation are required from persons familiar with an applican'ts academic achivements, aspirations, personal qualities, and professional attributes. Recommendations must be specific to the Hubert Global Health Fellowship Application.

Applicants must:

To submit your letter of recommendation, complete the following:

  • Enter referee information into the Add Letter of Recommendation section accordding to required fields.
  • Click on the Update button to confirm and to send system generated email from 
  • Once the refree(s) have received the system generated email, they will be able to upload PDF copies of recommendation letter.

The referee must:

  • Sign and scan the letter of recommendation.
  • Save the letter as a PDF file.
  • Click on the link provided in the system generated email to upload the recommendation letter.
  • Receive a system generated email from indicating that the upload was successful.

Academic Endorsement

  • Download the Academic Endorsement [PDF - 1 page]
  • Completed and signed form by the student affairs office at your medical or veterinary school.
  • Upload to the CDC-Hubert Global Health Fellowship program by the deadline.


Application Deadlines

February 19, 2016

  • Deadline for the online application (11:59 p.m., ET)
  • Supporting documents must be uploaded by this date