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Apply to be a Fellow in HEI's 2024 Summer Fellowship


HEI is excited to launch its Summer Fellowship Program for a second year! The program, which provides a mentor for each fellow, encourages undergraduate students from backgrounds underrepresented in the environmental health sciences to pursue research in this area. Fellows receive financial support for a 10-week summer fellowship in 2024. The program is run in collaboration with the International Society of Exposure Science and the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology.

Research Opportunities in Environmental Health Fields, including 
Environmental Exposure Assessment, Epidemiology, Public Health, Environmental Justice

Benefits of the Fellowship:

  • Spend the summer developing and conducting research alongside a mentor at an academic institution or non-profit organization.
  • Collaborate with a chosen mentor who is committed to your success
  • Receive a $6,500 stipend for a 10-week fellowship, covering travel, housing, and other expenses.
  • Access to office hours for personalized assistance.
  • Engage in valuable career discussions with your mentor.

Who Should Apply:

  • Potential applicants should self-identify as coming from an underrepresented or disadvantaged background defined as follows: 
  • Indigenous or underrepresented race or ethnicity group in environmental health research as defined by the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH).
  • Individuals with disabilities (physical or mental impairments that substantially limit major life activities).
  • Other socially disadvantaged groups (first generation to attend college, sexual orientation/gender identity, or other).


Application Due Date: February 2, 2024.
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