Global Health Corps Sub-Saharan Africa Fellowship Program 2023/2024

Global Health Corps Sub-Saharan Africa Fellowship

The Global Health Corps Fellowship Program in Sub-Saharan Africa recruits talented young leaders with a wide range of skill sets and backgrounds to join and contribute to the movement for health equity. Global Health Corps offers young professionals a range of paid, high-impact fellowship roles with health organizations in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, and Zambia, and the opportunity to develop as a transformative leader.

Global Health Corps recruits and selects highly qualified applicants with diverse skill sets to be placed in high-impact organizations for a 13-month fellowship. During their fellowship year, fellows make significant contributions to their placement organizations and the communities they serve.

Through a highly selective process, Global Health Corps recruits and places young professionals from 13 countries across Sub-Saharan Africa to serve for 13 months in high-impact roles on the front lines of global health. Currently, Global Health Corps  places fellows in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, and Zambia. Each year, we’re inspired and amazed by the passion of thousands of applicants, of whom we can accept just 2-3%.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Be 30 years of age or younger.
  • Hold a bachelor’s or undergraduate university degree.
  • Be proficient in English.
  • Be a citizen or legal permanent resident of Burundi, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia Malawi, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, or Zimbabwe.


In addition to the intensive leadership development and professional growth that the fellowship offers, the Global Health Corps fellowship includes several benefits:

  • Monthly living stipend
  • Professional development funds
  • Completion award
  • Housing
  • Insurance
  • Travel costs covered to and from GHC training and retreats

Global Health Corps arranges several logistical details on fellows’ behalf with the expectation that fellows will take ownership of their overall experience.

The Fellowship Program is a catalyst for rising leaders that provides access to:

Application Deadline

Applications deadline is by January 11, 2023. Global Health Corps encourages you to submit your application as soon as you can!

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For More Information: Visit Global Health Corps Sub-Saharan Africa Fellowship Program Webpage


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