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Application Information

To apply, submit an online application and mail all supporting documents in one package. Supporting documents include:

Application Timeline

July 7, 2014Application period opens
November 27, 2014Application period closes (11:59 p.m., ET)
November 27, 2014Supporting documents must be postmarked by this date
January 2015Selected candidates invited to interview
March and April 2015

Interviews conducted at CDC in Atlanta, Georgia, or via telephone. Applicants interviewed in person are responsible for their travel expenses.

Candidates notified of acceptance into the program.

June 2015Fellowship starts. Assignments are in one of these locations:
  • Atlanta, Georgia
  • Washington, DC
  • Fort Collins or Denver, Colorado
  • Hyattsville, Maryland
  • Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Application Process

The application period has closed. You may check the status of your application.


Supporting Documents

Mail supporting documents in one package.

Letters of Recommendation

  • Three signed letters of recommendation are required
  • One letter must be from a faculty member or supervisor
  • Provide them with a copy of the Instructions for Letter of Recommendation [2 pages]
  • All letters must be submitted in English
  • Each letter of recommendation must be submitted in a sealed envelope
  • Letters must be specific to your PHIFP application and dated within 6 months of the application


  • You must provide official transcripts for all degrees you have earned
  • If transcripts are not issued by a U.S. institution, other proof of degree completion must be submitted
  • Transcripts and proof of degree completion must be translated into English
  • Each transcript must be submitted in a sealed envelope (as part of your supporting documents packet) from the institution
  • High school transcripts are not required

Submit Supporting Documents

  • We do not accept faxes, e-mails, or PDF documents
  • Mail all supporting documents in one package to:
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    1600 Clifton Rd., NE
    Mailstop E-92
    Atlanta, GA 30333 USA

Application Deadlines

November 27: Deadline for submitting the online application (11:59 p.m., ET)

November 27: All supporting documents must be postmarked by this date