Rice 360° announces the creation of a new post-baccalaureate fellowship for engineers with interests in global health technologies. The one-year Global Futures Fellowship will provide fellows with the opportunity to develop, refine, and evaluate affordable, high-performance technologies designed to address health challenges in low resource settings.
This program will prepare fellows for careers in translational global health, appropriate technology, and international development. Fellows will divide their time between Rice University in Houston, TX and a clinical setting in a developing country. The fellowship includes a competitive living stipend, benefits, travel expenses, and funding for technology development.
• Application: http://www.rice360.rice.edu/fellowship • Personal Statement (1,000 words) • College transcript • Résumé • Three letters of recommendation Applicants should submit a cover letter addressing their interest and qualifications for the program, CV, and names of references to Megan Hennan (firstname.lastname@example.org). The initial deadline for receipt of application is March 15th , 2018; applicants are encouraged to apply early as applications will be considered on a rolling basis.
The Rice 360° Global Futures Fellowship is open to graduating seniors and graduates who received their bachelor's degree within the last 5 years. Candidates must have an undergraduate degree in engineering and a demonstrated interest in the development of global health technologies. Prior experience in a low-resource setting is preferred but not required.
About Rice360 Institute for Global Health
Rice 360° brings together faculty, students, clinicians, and private and public sector partners to design innovative health technologies for poor settings around the world, increase access to these technologies, and prepare students to lead tomorrow’s global health technology workforce.