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Student Fellows Program

The Georgetown Global Health Institute student fellows program is an opportunity for talented undergraduate and graduate students to work with faculty on research projects, to participate in global health-related events, and to network with one another and scholars in the global health field. Learn more about the program from previous student fellows


​All full-time Georgetown undergraduate and graduate students, across schools, are eligible to apply for the fall 2023 cycle.

Fall 2023 Research Projects

Review the list of available mentors, projects, and individual project requirements to identify which projects fit your interests and skills.

Application Process for Fall 2023 Student Fellowship

The application period for fall 2023 is now closed. 

Applications were due by 1:00 p.m. EDT, on Thursday, August 31, 2023.

To apply, applicants completed the Google Form, which required them to upload the following information in a single PDF document:

  1. CV/Resume​
  2. A statement of interest (250-word maximum) indicating their three top choices for projects.
  3. Unofficial transcript(s)
  4. Academic writing sample (No more than 3 pages; excerpts are acceptable)
  5. Names of two GU faculty members willing to serve as references (We only require their names, titles, and departments.)

Successful applicants will be notified by mid-September. 

Decision Criteria

A faculty committee will select fellows based on:

  • Demonstrated interest in and knowledge of global health
  • Relevant work experience
  • Analytical and writing skills
  • Fit with faculty research projects


Fellows will work between five to ten hours each week, advancing a research project (under the mentorship of a faculty mentor).

As a fellow you will be required to:

  • Work with your faculty mentor on research tasks; and
  • Meet as a group every month for a discussion with one or more faculty members on a topic of mutual interest.


Undergraduate students will receive $17.00/hour and graduate students will receive $22.00/hour.


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The Global Health Institute at Georgetown University (Video)

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