scholar BLOG | DATE- 2023-01-09

Atlantic Fellows for Health Equity

Applications for the 2024 cohort will open early in 2023

The Atlantic Fellows for Health Equity program aims to unite the numerous and disparate industries and professions that have an impact on health and wellbeing, including but not limited to: the arts, business, law, academia, government, journalism, social enterprise, research, media, housing, and the provision of healthcare.

Fellows will be chosen based on leadership potential and a track record of dedication to health equity. In order to achieve health equity in their organizations and communities, the program will develop and support a group of multidisciplinary, international leaders.

Applications for the 2024 cohort will open early in 2023. In the meantime, prepare yourself based on the requirments. Follow us on telegram for regular updates and alerts. 

Who should apply?

People who:

Requirements for Application


Your personal data will only be used to get in touch with you about your application. We won't divulge this information to outside parties.

You will be asked for details about yourself, your place of employment, your line of work, etc.

Observables include:

Statement of Interest

This succinct (no more than 500 words) statement should include your motivations for applying to be a fellow, such as:

A discussion of your greatest assets and distinguishing qualities as a leader

a description of your involvement in health equity through your work, volunteer work, or community engagement.

Plans for carrying out more training in health equity leadership after the fellowship is over. Describe how you and your organization will work together to improve health equity at the national, regional, and local levels. Additionally, your overall career goals and direction will be influenced by how you picture your fellowship experience.

Project proposal

The project you want to work on for health equity throughout the fellowship term should be described in this proposal. The project should center on a subject that is relevant to you, your organization(s), or both. The project is a crucial component of the overall leadership learning experience, and the AFHE faculty team will constantly guide you. The following information should be in your project description:

Introduction, Objective, and Vision (500 words maximum): An explanation of the project's health equity theme, information on why this is crucial, and the project's location should all be included in this part. What is the objective of this project? What is your bright outlook for the future, and how will your initiative help you get there?

Timeline: Give your project proposal a defined, quantifiable timetable with a finish date.

Institutional backing Describe any resources, both monetary and non-monetary, that your organization will provide to help you carry out the proposed project during the fellowship.

Supplementary Documents

Employer Support Form

For Employer Support you are indicating your employer's willingness to support your education and professional growth as you pursue change leadership for health equity by sending us a completed employer support form. Prior to submitting the application, you must upload a Statement of Employer Support form that has been filled out.

Letters of Recommendation (2)

These should be experts who are prepared to write letters of recommendation for you as well as be contacted throughout the final selection process. One of these must come from a direct supervisor at the very least (this can be the same person that receives the employer support form).

CV, or curriculum vitae Resume

Voluntary Self-Identification

We are committed to creating a diverse fellowship program, and the information provided here will assist guide our hiring processes. Your application will not be impacted if you refuse to supply self-identifying information. Responses will not be shared outside of the program.

Selection Standards

The quality of the project idea, the substance of the reference letters, the completion of the employer support form, and the strength of the fellows' declaration of interest all play a role in determining who advances to the next stage of the application process.

Programming Goals

Expectations for the Program




WRITTEN BY - Dr Michael Endale-Med In Ethiopia Team

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WRITTEN BY - Dr Michael Endale

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