GHC Fellowship Opportunity

Rwandan citizens are eligible to apply for positions in Rwanda and in the United States.

What is the Global Health Corps Fellowship?

Global Health Corps is a community of emerging leaders who believe that great ideas don’t change the world, great PEOPLE do! We provide opportunities for talented young professionals from diverse sectors and backgrounds to work in leading health-focused organizations in year-long, paid fellowship positions. The fellowship begins in July 2018and extends through August 2019.Positions are available in nonprofit, government and private sector organizations in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, Zambia, and the

US (Boston, DC, Newark, New York). Fellows engage in training, professional development and thoughtful community-building, and continue to draw upon their fellowship experience and the GHC alumni network as they build careers of lasting impact.

Fellows are placed in organizations in pairs– one international fellow and one local fellow from the placement country– creating a fellowship team that is a central part of the fellowship experience.

What Benefits do fellows receive?

  • Monthly living stipend ($650)
  • Housing
  • Utilities stipend
  • Health insurance
  • A professional development grant of $600
  • A completion award of $1500
  • An advising program that pairs each fellow with an advisor in his/her area of work or interest
  • A two-week Training Institute at Yale University in the United States to begin the fellowship
  • A five-day End-of-Year retreat in East Africa to finish the fellowship
  • Three multi-day trainings during the year
  • Travel to and from placement site, all trainings, and retreats
  • Professional development and personal support from a dedicated in-country program manager
  • Personal development and accompaniment program led by Still Harbor

What are the jobpositions available in Rwanda? (14 positions)

Examples of job positions available in USA ( 22 postions)

What are the qualifications of a fellow?

  • At least an undergraduate degree
  • Not beyond 30 years old
  • Proficiency in English


Not at all! GHC is building a community of leaders with diverse skillsets and backgrounds. Experience in global health or development is NOT required. 

What do GHC alumni do after the fellowship?

  • 95% work in global health and social justice
  • 83% are in mid-level or senior leadership roles
  • 85% of African alumni continue to work on the African continent
  • 64% work closely with other alumni beyond the fellowship year
  • 20% are founders.

What have fellows said about their GHC experience? “”

“The GHC community is so important to me. It’s people who are linked together by social ties, share a common goal, and work together to improve quality of life.” – Dorothy Mkwezalamba, 2014-2015 fellows.

“I struggled to find my place. I decided to become a GHC fellow and then it became very clear that I needed to get back to my first love, which is working in HIV from public health angle.” – Mwiche Siame, 2012-2013 fellow.

“GHC leaves me with the desire to stay in public health, fight for social justice, and thrive to make health a global human right.” — Aime Nshizirungu, 2014-2015 GHC fellows.

How do I apply?

Applications close: January 17, 2018


Contact  or 0784446006/ 0784446008/ 0788845430

If you are interested to learn more about Global Health Corps and these positions in particular, Please join us! We are hosting two information sessions:

  • Kigali Heights, North Wing, 2nd Floor: On Thursday, December 21st, 2017 at 5:00 PM
  • Umubano Hotel: On Friday, January 9th, 2017 at 5:00 PM.

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