Global Health Fellowship:

Creating Leaders, Meeting Global Needs

​A one year post-baccalaureate fellowship for exceptional early-career engineers with an interest in medical technology for low-resource settings.  

Work as part of a team of passionate, talented young engineers interested in careers at the intersection of technology development and global health.

Develop, refine, and evaluate low-cost, high performance health technologies for low-resource settings.

Work closely with engineering visionariesAAAS-Lemelson Invention Ambassador Dr. Maria Oden, and 2016 MacArthur Fellow, Dr. Rebecca Richards-Kortum.

Fellows will receive a living stipend and full benefits package, funding for technology development and possible international travel. ​ Fellows may opt to extend their fellowship to a second year. 

Application available by December 15

Application deadline February 15


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The fellowship is open to graduating seniors and recent graduates who have received an engineering bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. Recent graduates may have up to 3 years of experience or a masters degree and up to 1 year experience. Candidates must demonstrate a prior interest in global health technology development.


To apply, please submit the following: 

  • A completed application along with your personal statement

  • A copy your resume and transcript

  • Three letters of recommendation

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Rice 360˚ Institute for Global Health
6100 Main MS-636
Houston, Texas 77005-1827

Rice 360˚ Malawi

Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital

P.O. Box 95
Paediatric Department
Blantyre, Malawi