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Global Health Corps Paid Fellowship 2023/2024 for Young African Professionals

Updated: Dec 5, 2022


Global Health Corps is building the next generation of diverse health leaders. We offer a range of paid fellowship positions with health organizations in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda and Zambia and the opportunity to develop as a transformative leader in the health equity movement. Everyone has a role to play in the health equity movement.


  • Yearlong paid placements within partner organizations in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda and Zambia to address real-time capacity gaps and strengthen health systems.

  • In addition to on-the-job training, we engage fellows in a comprehensive leadership training curriculum to build effective, empathetic, and innovative leaders of tomorrow.

  • Fellow receive additional logistical and financial support during the year, including:

    • Monthly living and utilities stipend

    • Housing

    • Health insurance

    • Professional development grant of $600 and completion award of $1500

    • Travel coverage to and from placement site, all trainings, and retreats


By the start of the fellowship, fellows must:

  • Be 30 years or younger.

  • Hold a bachelor’s or undergraduate university degree.

  • Be proficient in English.

Global Health Corps Fellowship is looking for a global and diverse group of passionate and talented emerging leaders who:

  • Are willing to push themselves outside their comfort zones, to embrace failure, and to approach a personally transformative year – with many challenges in the day-to-day – with integrity, humility, and self-reflection.

  • Are ready to strengthen and use their voice — the most powerful tool for change that you have — in order to engage others, create space for critical conversation, and effect meaningful social change in global health.

  • Are excited by a design-thinking approach to building a better world, creatively embracing wicked problems and ready to embrace failure as learning.

  • Are committed to bringing your best and doing the work in the day-to-day, showing up as a critical part of the global health equity movement.

  • Are passionate about social justice in global health and about finding and building their voices to effect health impact.

  • Are committed to inclusivity and collaboration across sectors, cultures, and borders of all kinds, while investing in and supporting others.


  • 11th January 2023

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