Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Scholars in Health Policy Research

2013 Call for Applications

  • Release Date: July 15, 2013


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.


Total Awards

  • Up to nine fellowships will be awarded in this grant cycle.
  • Scholars will receive stipends of $89,000 each year of the two-year fellowship.

Key Dates

  • October 8, 2013 (3 p.m. ET)—Deadline for receipt of applications.
  • January 6–31, 2014—Finalist interviews.
  • February 2014—Notification of acceptance.
  • August 2014—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, 2009, but no later than July 15, 2014.

October 08, 2013, 3:00 p.m. ET



Please direct inquiries to:
Phone: (617) 353-9220