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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.

Application Timeline for the 2017-2018 Program

January 30, 2017 Application period opens
February 17, 2017 Application deadline (11:59 p.m., ET)
Postmark date for supporting documents
April 21, 2017 Selected applicants notified 
July 1, 2017 Fellowship year begins
Fellows complete assignments at their school
TBD CDC-Hubert Global Health Fellowship Short Course at CDC headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia
September 1, 2017 Projects begin
June 30, 2018 Fellowship year ends

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.