The purpose of this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) is to support the applicant's management of domestic fellowships for students or recent graduates of CEPH-accredited schools or programs of public health or CCNE-accredited baccalaureate and higher degree colleges of nursing.
and other similar experiential placements are vital to CDC's strategic interests to ensure students and emerging health professionals receive adequate hand-on experience in public health practice at CDC's domestic offices, at state, tribal, local, and territorial health departments, and at other community-based settings.
For the purposes of this NOFO, fellowships are for recent graduates within five years of graduation.
The overall goal is to create the opportunities for academia to develop qualified, knowledgeable and experienced students and emerging health professionals suitably prepared to serve in governmental public health practice, or able to apply public health concepts in various healthcare or other settings, to collectively meet the challenge of improving the population’s health.
An application that exceeds the upper value of the specified dollar range will be considered non-responsive and will not receive further review.