YSPH Summer Funding Application Overview

Important Dates:

January 12, 2015 - YSPH Funding Application goes live in the Student Grant/Fellowship Database

March 25, 2015 - Application Deadline (@1:00 pm)

How to apply?

  • Apply via the Student Grant/Fellowship Database
  • Search using keyword "School of Public Health". "Yale School of Public Health Summer Internship Awards 2015" is the name of the application. 

Summer Funding Application:

Project Proposal:

  • Max 2 pages double spaced (11 or 12 font)
  • Aim for Clarity - answer the what/where/when of your project in the first paragraph.
  • Be Specific – include project supervisor’s name (preceptor) and evidence that you have been in contact, either through email or phone conversations, with an organization. If a professor has vetted your proposal then make sure and include this information.
  • Specify Your Objectives to Academic and Professional Goals - How is the proposed experience relevant to your degree and your post-grad plans?
  • Feasibility Factor - Is your proposal doable within the time frame and with the resources you have outlined?

Budget:

YSPH and Yale funding is intended to help DEFRAY the cost of an UNPAID internship, not take the place of a salary. By submitting a budget you are not guaranteed the full amount.  Have a Plan B.   See sample budget.
Acceptable line items:

  • Transportation to/from internship or research locale
  • Lodging
  • Food
  • Immunization fee (if applicable)
  • Visa fee (if applicable)
  • In-country transportation (only if it’s related to your project, ie: will you be conducting field research?)

More Information:
http://publichealth.yale.edu/internship/funding/index.aspx

Funding questions? Contact:
felicia.spencer@yale.edu
Kelly.Shay@yale.edu