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Application Information

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Class of 2023 Key Dates

November 15, 2022 Application opens
January 15, 2023 Application closes
March 7, 2023 Accepted candidates are notified
July 1, 2023 Fellowship begins
July 17–21, 2023* Summer course at CDC Headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia*
June 30, 2024 Fellowship ends

*Summer course dates are tentative. If selected for the fellowship, attendance at Summer course is mandatory. Travel is paid for and arranged by CDC. Please do not book any travel arrangements on your own.

      The following travel expenses are covered for the 5-day summer course:

    • Domestic airfare to and from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL)
    • Reimbursement for:
      • hotel stay at a CDC-selected hotel at the government rate
      • transportation costs to and from your home and the airport
      • parking at the airport
      • transportation to and from the airport and your hotel
      • up to one checked luggage
    • Government per diem rate for meals and incidental expenses (M&IE)