Eligibility Criteria

To become a JPB Environmental Health Fellow, applicants must:


  • Be early career junior faculty or research scientists by October 1, 2014 (preferably in their first appointment) at institutions across the United States.
  • Be working or committed to research and scholarship on issues related to environmental health and social disparities in health with a particular focus on disadvantaged communities in the United States.  Disciplines included are Epidemiology, Exposure Sciences, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Engineering and Physical and Biological Sciences.
  • Be nominated by a Dean, Department Chair or Senior Faculty member from their institution—see instructions for application and nomination in the “To APPLY” section of the website.
  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  • NOT already receiving substantial funding for early career training, such as through a K-award or similar non-NIH mechanism.
  • NOT be a faculty member at the Harvard School of Public Health.
  • HOLD a doctoral degree and have completed postdoctoral training

Please note: Alumni of the Harvard School of Public Health ARE eligible