Questions and Answers

The Post-Doctoral Research Fellowships for HIV Prevention in Communities of Color are conducted at the Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention which is a division of the National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. As such, they are part of the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) Research Participation Programs.

Here are some frequently asked questions about the way this post-doctoral fellowship program is conducted and administered, both by ORISE and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Who is eligible for this particular fellowship?
Applicants must have a doctoral degree (PhD, ScD, DrPH) in the behavioral sciences, social sciences, epidemiology, public health, or MD plus MPH (or expect their degree by December 31, 2019). Applicants with documented research expertise or experience in communities of color (African Americans, Latinos/Hispanics, American Indian/Native Americans, Asian/Pacific Islanders) in the United States are preferred.