January 13, 2022

HACU partners with NHMA on The Hispanic Leadership Development Fellowship Program

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities has partnered with the National Hispanic Medical Association to offer The Hispanic Leadership Development Fellowship Program, as part of a grant from the Office of Minority Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Application deadline is Feb. 26, 2022, and selected fellows will be notified by March 11, 2022.

Applications are currently being accepted from graduate students or recent graduates interested in serving in a paid one-year leadership fellowship from April 11, 2022-April 10, 2023, in Washington, D.C.

Ten fellows will be chosen to work on-site at the HHS and gain valuable experience, with at least two rotations at different agencies within HHS. Fellows will work one on one with a senior-level staff mentor and will receive experience in federal-level work underserved communities at the national level.

Applicants for the Fellowship Program must meet the following:

  • Be a U.S. Citizen or lawful permanent resident.
  • Current graduate student or have received a graduate degree within two years of the program start date.
  • Have documented leadership experience, an interest federal public service career at HHS agencies, experience working with underserved communities for health equity.
  • Have full vaccination against COVID-19.

Benefits include domestic round-trip transportation to Washington, D.C., a monthly stipend, health insurance, housing with utilities and mentorship and leadership development including didactic lectures and webinars.

To apply submit a resume or CV, letter of recommendation, and a personal statement about your interest in working at HHS and health equity, health disparities, and/or social determinants of health for Hispanic populations. Click here to apply. Download a flyer here.

This program is supported by the Office of Minority Health of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (H.H.S.) as part of a financial assistance award totaling $750,000 with 100% funded by the Office of Minority Health/OASH/HHS.