The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Scholars in Health Policy Research program develops and supports a new generation of creative health policy thinkers and researchers within the disciplines of economics, political science and sociology. Each year the program selects up to nine highly qualified individuals for two-year fellowships at one of three nationally prominent universities with the expectation that they will make important research contributions to future U.S. health policy.
- We will award up to nine fellowships in this grant cycle.
- Scholars will receive stipends of $89,000 each year from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
- October 16, 2012 (3 p.m.)—Deadline for receipt of applications.
- January 7–30, 2013—Finalist interviews.
- Late February 2013—Notification of acceptance.
- August 2013—Fellowships begin.
Eligibility and Selection Criteria
- We invite recent graduates of doctoral programs in economics, political science and sociology, including junior faculty, to apply. We will give preference to applicants who have not previously worked extensively in health or health policy research.
- Applicants must have received a doctoral degree after January 1, 2008, but no later than July 2013. For those expecting to receive degrees in 2013, all degree requirements must be completed by July 15, 2013.
Full elegibility and selection criteria can be found in the Call for Applications.