THE EQUITY INITIATIVE

FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM

WHAT IS IT?

The Equity Initiative’s fellowship program offers unparalleled professional and personal development joining a cohort of fellows from all sectors aimed at peer, experiential, and online learning. The fellowship program seeks to enhance its overall impact by inspiring passion, creativity and commitment in young leaders.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO APPLY?

Young professionals from 10 ASEAN countries and China who are passionate about social justice in health. EI seeks emerging leaders who are committed to health equity and lifelong engagement with EI’s equity community.

WHAT ARE THE ELIGIBILITY EQUIREMENTS?

Applicants must be:

  • Under the age of 45 by August 2017
  • Currently employed with at least 5 years of experience at the time of application
  • Have a track record of demonstrated leadership and commitment to social justice
  • Be proficient in spoken and written English
  • Be available and able to participate in all program activities
  • Be a citizen/resident national of one of the 10 ASEAN member nations or China

WHAT ARE THE SELECTION CRITERIA?

  • The Equity Initiative fellowship program seeks a diverse mix of applicants from a wide range of professional sectors
  • Professional capabilities in health or related fields
  • Capacity to participate fully in the fellowship activities with the support of a current employer/home institution
  • Attributes prioritized by the selection committee to achieve a mix and balance of Fellows for optimal multi-national and multi-sectoral peer learning

WHAT IS THE APPLICATION PROCESS TIMELINE?

1 June – 31 Aug 2017: Online applications accepted
Sep 2017: Review of applications and shortlisting of applicants
Sep – Oct 2017: Interviews of shortlisted candidates
Nov 2017: Interviews conclude and invitations sent to finalists
Jan 2018: Fellows announced
Mar 2018: First 2018 fellowship event

HOW DO I APPLY?