Graduate Fellowships & Scholarships

Public Health Laboratory Fellowship Program: an APHL-CDC Initiative 

APHL and (CDC) partner to offer laboratory fellowship programs​ to train and prepare scientists for public health laboratory careers and support public health initiatives. ​​

Applications are currently being accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis. There is no deadline to apply.

Roger W. Ferguson, Jr. MBA Fellowship 

The program seeks to sponsor outstanding scholars from diverse backgrounds who exhibit exceptional leadership potential, specifically individuals from groups that have historically been under-represented in the financial services industry.

Request to be considered. If you would like to be considered for the Roger W. Ferguson, Jr., MBA Fellowship, please email 

Queen-Nellie Evans Award

The APF Queen-Nellie Evans Award will fund a graduate student ($4,000) from an underrepresented group who has a demonstrated financial need and is committed to improving the disparities in societal structures and issues that negatively impact communities of color, particularly communities of African descent.

The application deadline is January 31, 2025.

Charles Cheesman's Student Debt Reduction Scholarship

Student debt can be crippling to dreams of saving, investing, home ownership, starting a business and other life ventures. With that in mind, the Charles Cheesman Student Debt Reduction Scholarship seeks to reduce student loan costs for African American or Hispanic/Latino first-generation students who are currently in college or have graduated with student loans.

Application deadline November 30, 2024.

Radcliffe Fellowship

Applicants for Harvard Radcliffe Institute Dissertation Completion Fellowships must include a brief statement describing how an affiliation with the Radcliffe Institute Fellowship Program would benefit them; a two-page resume; a dissertation abstract and a table of contents; two letters of recommendation, one of which must be written by the dissertation advisor; and two faculty evaluation forms. The deadline for applications in humanities, social sciences, and creative arts is September 12, 2024. The deadline for applications in science, engineering, and mathematics is October 3, 2024.

Excellence in Government Fellows Program

The Excellence in Government Fellows program is the premier leadership development course for federal employees at the GS-14 to GS-15 levels. For more than 30 years, EIG has helped federal employees develop strong leadership skills through application-based learning, highly interactive activities, authentic self-reflection, personalized coaching and governmentwide networking. Our graduates go on to plan, design and implement innovative solutions to address the federal government’s biggest challenges and improve their agencies’ effectiveness.

Apply by September 20th, 2024!

The Bloomberg Fellows Program

The Bloomberg Fellows Program is a groundbreaking initiative that provides world-class public health training to individuals in organizations tackling critical challenges facing the United States. Fellows receive a full scholarship to earn an MPH or DrPH degree from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Applications for 2025 open August 1!

Advocate Health Administrative Fellowship 

The Advocate Health Administrative Fellowship is open to candidates receiving a Master’s level degree in health administration, business administration, public health, nursing administration or equivalent between June 1, 2024 and June 1, 2025 from a nationally accredited program and institution of higher learning. This also includes candidates who have completed the coursework and their graduate program, which requires a third-year fellowship.

Applications close September 9, 2024.

Roy Scrivner Memorial Research Grant

This program seeks to encourage the study of LGBTQIA+ family psychology and therapy by supporting promising young investigators whose graduate research is oriented toward issues in this general area. The award is $9,000.

Application deadline November 27, 2024

Wayne F. Placek Grants

The Wayne F. Placek Grant encourages research to increase the general public’s understanding of homosexuality and sexual orientation and to alleviate the stress that lesbian women, gay men, bisexual women, bisexual men, and transgender individuals experience in this and future civilizations.

Application deadline is June 12, 2024.

David H. and Beverly A. Barlow Grant

The David H. and Beverly A. Barlow Grant supports innovative basic and clinical research on anxiety and anxiety-related disorders conducted by graduate students and early career researchers, up to $8,000.

The application deadline is September 18, 2024.

Division 56 CHANGE Grant

The Division 56 Cultivating Healing, Advocacy, Nonviolence, Growth, and Equity (CHANGE) Grant supports graduate student or early-career psychologist-led collaborative projects aimed at identifying and dismantling all forms of systemic racism, discrimination, and violence. Three grants of up to $1,866.

Application deadline October 9, 2024.

Anders Ericsson Dissertation Research Grant

The K. Anders Ericsson Dissertation Research Grant supports one annual $10,000 grant for dissertation research in the general area of expertise and skill acquisition, with a preferred focus on applications of the expert performance approach and/or the impacts of deliberate practice in diverse domains of skill.

Application deadline is October 30th, 2024.

Alma Empowering Minds Scholarship & Mentorship Program

Through the Alma Empowering Minds Scholarship, graduate students from historically marginalized communities can receive financial support ($5,000) towards their master’s degree and ongoing mentorship from an experienced clinician. Alma firmly believes that empowering the next generation of providers has the power to drive transformative change, fostering a culture of compassion, empathy, and understanding for all.

Application deadline is February 1, 2025.