GBHI Atlantic Fellows for Equity in Brain Health Program in the US

Opportunity Detail

  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Level Non-Degree /Short program
  • Eligible Region/Countries

    All

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  • Medium of Instruction English
  • Field of study Health
  • Opportunity ID 79899
  • Funding Type Partially Funded
  • Duration 12 Months
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Opportunity Description

Applications are open for the Atlantic Fellows for Equity in Brain Health program at the Global Brain Health Institute (GBHI) for 2024. This program offers innovative training, networking, and support to emerging leaders dedicated to improving brain health and reducing the impact of dementia. As one of seven global Atlantic Fellows programs, it aims to promote fairer, healthier, and more inclusive societies.

This fellowship brings together a diverse community of over 230 Fellows from more than 50 countries, all working towards protecting the aging population from brain health threats.

The program welcomes individuals from diverse disciplines, such as the arts, sciences, economics, policy, medicine, journalism, and community practice. Ideal Fellows are interdisciplinary, break traditional barriers, and are dedicated to addressing global inequities in brain health and dementia.

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Key Details and Dates

  • Application Deadline: September 20, 2024 (5 pm Dublin, Ireland local time, IST, GMT +1)
  • Interview Notifications: November 2024
  • Status Notifications: January 2025
  • Program Start: Late August 2025
  • Funding Type: Paid Fellowship
  • Host Institution: Global Brain Health Institute (GBHI) at the University of California, San Francisco, and Trinity College Dublin (Ireland)
  • Eligible Countries: All
  • Eligible Gender: Male/Female
  • Target Group: Emerging leaders in brain health and dementia
  • Field: Brain health, dementia, health equity, neuroscience, health economics, social determinants of health, health policy
  • Study Level: Professional development
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Program Language: English
  • Host Country: USA (University of California, San Francisco) or Ireland (Trinity College Dublin)

Benefits and Financial Aids

All selected fellows will benefit from the program as follows:

  • Pilot Funding: Up to $25,000 for ambitious projects in the Fellows’ home communities.
  • Innovative Training: Interdisciplinary learning sessions in neuroscience, health economics, social determinants of health, and health policy.
  • Experiential Learning: Observational and case-based learning in clinical and community settings.
  • Leadership Development: Training to become transformative leaders in brain health.
  • Career Development: Ongoing mentorship from GBHI faculty and local community leaders.
  • Lifelong Fellowship: Continuous engagement and collaboration within a global community of Fellows.

Eligibility Criteria

You must fulfill these requirements:

  • Applications are open to all nationalities from around the world.
  • The program welcomes individuals from diverse disciplines, such as the arts, sciences, economics, policy, medicine, journalism, and community practice. We seek candidates in brain health and dementia with innovative ideas, enthusiasm, and leadership potential. Ideal Fellows are interdisciplinary, break traditional barriers, and are dedicated to addressing global inequities in brain health and dementia.
  • Applicants should demonstrate willingness and availability to complete 12 months of full-time education in residence at UCSF (USA) or Trinity College Dublin (Ireland)
  • They must have long-term commitment and dedication to the program’s values, mission, and goals, including potential pilot projects post-fellowship
  • Have the ability to bring creative and relevant projects to fruition with transformative global impact.
  • Demonstrate English language p
  • Prove successful completion of field-specific terminal degrees and associated training.
  • Have the willingness and ability to travel globally as required.
  • Commitment to meaningful impact in home communities, supported by regional mentorship

Required Documents

Prepare these documents and submit them for your application:

  • Online Application: Complete the online application form.
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae: Provide a detailed resume or CV.
  • Statements of Purpose: Write thoughtful and succinct responses about your interest in the program and future goals.
  • Letters of Support: Two letters demonstrating regional commitment and support for the applicant’s leadership potential and future career

How to Apply?

  • Visit the application portal and complete the online form by clicking the link below.
  • Gather required documents, including a resume/CV, statements of purpose, and letters of support.
  • Ensure all components are submitted by September 20, 2024.
  • If selected, attend the interview as scheduled in November 2024.
  • Submit official transcripts if requested after the interview stage.

 

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Visit the GBHI website for more information about the Atlantic Fellows for Equity in Brain Health program, or email them at [email protected].

 

 

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