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Hispanic Leadership Development Fellowship (HLDF)

Hispanic Leadership Development Fellowship (HLDF)

Are you a graduate student or recent graduate passionate about public health and equity? Then the HLDF might be just the opportunity you’re looking for! Funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health, this 9-month paid fellowship is designed to groom emerging leaders for careers in public health agencies.

What’s in it for you?

  • A paid 9-month fellowship starting from September 1, 2024, to May 30, 2025.
  • A salary of $52,500 for the duration, with health insurance coverage.
  • Support with relocation travel costs to Washington, D.C., where the fellowship takes place.
  • Guidance and mentorship from NHMA Staff, host site mentors, and personal NHMA mentors.
  • Virtual and experiential learning activities throughout the program.
  • Opportunity to showcase your work at your host site placement and final projects presentation to OMH and NHMA Leadership.

To qualify, you need to be a current master’s level student or have graduated from a master’s program within the past two years, with a keen interest in working within HHS. You must also be eligible to work in the United States and be a current NHMA Member (Student membership $20).

Here’s the timeline:

  • Register for NHMA’s HLDF Info Session on Thursday, January 25.
  • Submit your application by 11:59 PM ET on April 1, 2024.
  • Applications will be reviewed from April 2 to May 3, 2024.
  • Notices will be sent via email in the week of May 13, 2024.
  • The virtual orientation welcome kickoff will be held in the week of June 3, 2024.
  • Your journey begins with your first day in Washington, D.C., on September 1, 2024.

 Please submit all components of the application no later than 11:59 PM ET on April 1, 2024.

Remember, finding housing in the D.C. area is your responsibility, so plan ahead! If you’re open to sharing housing with other HLDF Fellows, you can indicate that in your application.

This incredible opportunity is made possible by the Office of Minority Health of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Join us in shaping the future of public health and equity. Apply now and take the first step towards becoming a leader in your field!

For any inquiries or to apply, please email msamuel@nhmamd.org. Apply here