Are you currently a Pre-Med?
Are you interested in international health?
Do you want to learn about community-based health programming in a developing country?
Can you "rough it" for one year in rural India?
If you meet the eligibility requirements, consider applying to be a Mabelle Arole International Fellow.
The Mabelle Arole International Fellows:
- Learn about community-driven programming, how it works, and how it contributes to a community's well-being.
- Live and work at the Comprehensive Rural Health Project, Jamkhed, India, for almost one year.
- Work with one of the best primary health projects in the world.
- Learn about the priority health care areas addressed: community-based primary care, women's health, under-fives care, family planning, control of chronic illnesses, prevention of infectious diseases, and integrated rural development.
- Work on a project, depending on current CRHP activities and your interest.
- Visit and work at an Jamkhed-inspired project in rural Nepal.
One U.S. citizen or permanent resident who has been accepted to medical school but has not begun yet will be accepted to this year-long program based in Jamkhed, India.
Are you eligible to be the Mabelle Arole International Fellow?
To be eligible for the fellowship, you must:
- Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
- Have completed your undergraduate degree by June.
- Have been accepted to a U.S. medical school by April.
- Be willing to defer your acceptance to medical school for one year.
- Complete the application and other paperwork below.
- Provide a medical certificate of health (if and when selected as fellow).
- Be available for and have the resources to travel to Washington, DC for an interview in March.
Note: Current medical students are not eligible for this fellowship.