Fellowships for Innovations in Public Health Education, 2014


"JPGSPH-logo"As part of the Next Generation of Public Health Experts Program, funded by USAID, the James P. Grant School of Public Health at BRAC Institute of Global Health at Brac University is offering fellowships for innovations in public health education.

Fellowship: The fellowships provide an opportunity for 15 fellows to develop innovative ideas for improving the quality of, and access to, public health education.

Innovations for improving quality of public health education can involve:

1) new courses on subject areas not currently reflected in standard curricula;
2) creative teaching methods;
3) new ways of evaluating student performance.

Innovations for improving access to public health education might involve:

1) making public health education more accessible to under-represented communities e.g. rural health practitioners;
2) integrating public health training in health professional curricula e.g. nurses or dentists;
3) continuing education or short-course opportunities for full-time workers.


Any part-time or full-time faculty member of a public or private university in Bangladesh or researcher who is involved in teaching public health.


Fellows will be based at their home institution and will meet once monthly at the James P. Grant School of Public Health at BRAC Institute of Global Health at BRAC University.

Duration: 6 months: April-October, 2014


Up to $5000 per fellow based on full participation and satisfactory deliverables (For details:

Association: A two-page proposal describing a proposed innovation in public health education and how the fellowship would be used to develop this innovation together with a CV.

Application deadline: For 2014 intake: March 20, 2014.

Only short-listed candidates will be called for interview.

For proposal submission and further inquiries: Ms. Khadija Leena, Email: or call at +88(02) 9827501-4 or
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