FAQs

Are LEAD fellows paid ? 

During the spring 2022 semester, fellows will recieve a living stipend during their time in-residence, (January through May). Visa fees, housing costs, flights to and from Cambridge, MA and course fees are also provided by the fellowship.

During the fellowship do I need to be completely removed from my work responsibilities? 

Fellows are required to be free from work commitments during their time in full curriculum during the spring semester from January – May 2022.

I am early in my career but have recently transitioned into a leadership position, am I eligible for this fellowship ? 

Applicants are encouraged to have 15 years of professional experience and proven leadership capacity.

How long is this fellowship? 

The LEAD fellowship is 12 months in duration, September through August. The first 4 months (September through December) fellows are engaged in a lighter virtual curriculum, during the second spring semester, fellows are engaged in full curriculum (courses, mentorship, workshops) in Cambridge, MA. There is no opportunity for extension beyond 12 months.

Who do I contact if I have questions about the Fellowship and/or my eligibility?

Carissa Novak – Program Manager, Harvard Global Health Institute – cnovak@hsph.harvard.edu