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Health and Aging Policy Fellows (HAPF)
Fellowships to USA and territories professionals in a range of disciplines to participate in a year-long professional development and enrichment program in the fields of aging and healthcare policy. The fellowship program offers training in communications, professional networking, and current policy issues, providing fellows with the necessary skills and experience to change health and aging policy. The aim of the program is to ultimately improve the health care of older adults.
The Health and Aging Policy Fellows Program offers two different tracks for individual placement:
In addition, through a partnership with the veterans health administration, VA employees can participate in the VA track as a non-residential fellow.
Core program components focused on career development and professional enrichment are provided for fellows in all tracks. Mentoring constitutes an important component of the program, and will be provided through a range of sources.
GrantWatch ID#: 179606
Generally between 10-15 fellows are selected per year.
Stipends for residential fellows vary and are commensurate with each individual’s current base salary (up to $100,000 annually). In addition to a stipend, financial support will be provided for relocation (up to $4,500), and health insurance, if not able to be covered by institution (up to $400/month). The program does not cover employment taxes, compensate for retirement savings, or adjust the stipend for cost-of-living differences.
Non-residential fellows (Global, Federal, State or Community) may receive up to $10,000 to cover approved project related expenses and travel costs. It is expected that applicants will secure institutional, in-kind support that will allow them to commit 20% of their time to their policy project. Non-residential applicants who are early in their career and cannot secure full institutional, in-kind support for their fellowship participation may apply for partial salary support from the Health and Aging Policy Fellows program, up to a maximum of $15,000.
Travel costs to fellowship-related meetings for all fellows will be reimbursed by the NPO and are in addition to fellows’ stipends and non-residential fellows’ budgets.
- October 1st: Start date of fellowship year.
- September: End of fellowship year
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Email applications to Mica Muir at email@example.com.
For further questions, or to arrange a call with Dr. Pincus or Dr. Pike to discuss eligibility or application specifically, please contact the program office.
Direct questions to
Tel: +1 646 774 8495
Email: see above
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