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Applications Open for PHI/CDC Global Health Fellowship Program

December 03, 2019

The PHI/CDC Global Health Fellowship Program, implemented by the Public Health Institute, is a CDC-funded fellowship that supports promising emerging global public health professionals to develop technical skills needed to respond to today’s public health needs and challenges. The PHI/CDC Global Health Fellowship Program builds on a long history of fellowship programs by the Centers for Disease Control and Public Health Institute for students, graduates, and emerging professionals to strengthen the global public health workforce and programs with an emphasis in the areas of epidemiology, HIV prevention, monitoring and evaluation (M&E), strategic information, program management, and surveillance.

Learn more about the PHI/CDC Global Health Fellowship Program's 2020-2021 fellowship cohort applications, and related upcoming events to help interested individuals prepare and submit their applications:



From Monday, December 9 to Friday, December 20, we are offering 80 informational interviews providing interested individuals the opportunity to engage in a Q&A session with a staff member regarding the fellowship program, placements, the application process, and a personalized resume review. Each interview will last 30 minutes and be held via Zoom audio call. 

Appointment time is limited and scheduled on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Sign up here for an informational interview.




Are you looking for insight on the fellowship experience, from the day-to-day responsibilities to the possible career opportunities after completing the fellowship? Are you interested in applying for the fellowship and looking for more information to best prepare yourself once applications open?

We invite you to join our webinar, “The PHI/CDC Global Health Fellow Experience,” on Friday, December 6 at 12 pm EST/ 9 am PST to hear firsthand accounts of the fellowship experience from past and present PHI/CDC Global Health Fellows and learn more about the application process. Register here.




In mid-December, we will officially be opening our 2020-2021 fellowship cohort applications. While we are busy preparing the application portal for interested applicants, now is a great time to start preparing your application materials to make sure you are ready to submit your application.

Visit the links below for updates on the fellowship program and for tips to best prepare you for applying this year:

About the PHI/CDC Global Health Fellowship Program

The PHI/CDC Global Health Fellowship Program, through a five year cooperative agreement with the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC), provides recent graduates of the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)-accredited schools and programs in public health an outstanding training opportunity to learn from leading global health experts in CDC headquarters in Atlanta as well as various country offices throughout the developing world.

Learn more.