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Become an Atlantic Fellow at GBHI

Am I Eligible?

The Atlantic Fellows for Equity in Brain Health program at GBHI is an opportunity to elevate your dedication and contributions to brain health. Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to brain health and health care policy, as well as an ability to implement effective interventions in their home community and to become a regional leader in brain health.

GBHI welcomes applications from people living anywhere in the world and working in a variety of professions. Fellows are typically early and mid-career. At least one-half of Fellows will come from outside the US and Ireland, with an initial emphasis on Latin America and the Mediterranean.

 

Application Process

Key Dates

  • September 30, 2017
  •      Application portal closes

  • October 2017
  •      Committee reviews applications

  • November 2017
  •      Potential Fellows interview

  • December 2017
  •      Fellows selected and notified

  • September 2018
  •      Program starts

    All suitable candidates are encouraged to submit a full application, which are competitively reviewed by a selection committee from each partner organization. Applications require two letters of support to demonstrate regional commitment to an applicant's success, as well as a personal statement from the applicant that describes their passion and interest in the program. Short-listed applicants will be interviewed virtually by a GBHI representative, after which a final selection will be made. Up to 40 positions will be filled annually.

      Questions about the application process? Contact us at info@gbhi.org.

       

      What are the Selection Criteria?

      Qualities sought in Atlantic Fellows at GBHI include:

      • The ability to bring creative and relevant projects to fruition
      • Long-term commitment to the values, mission, and goals of the program
      • Ideas that could transform their local or global brain health environment
      • Willingness and availability to complete 6–12 months of training
      • Fluency in English
      • For physicians and scientists: successful completion of final graduate or post-graduate training (residency, fellowship, post-doctoral training, government internship, etc.)

       

      Fellow Expectations

      • Find housing near your training site
      • Connect with your project mentors, peers, and GBHI alumni
      • Attend the annual GBHI conference
      • Impact brain health in your home community