The National Council of Urban Indian Health (NCUIH) presents the Graduate Fellowship Request for Applications (RFA) for the  Urban Indian Organization (UIO) Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) Training Program o n Emerging and Reemerging Infectious Diseases and COVID-19 with the  CDC Project Firstline National Collaborative

Fellowship Opportunity Announcement

NCUIH’s Project Firstline is aligned and funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) national training collaborative for healthcare infection prevention and control (IPC).  This project seeks to improve clinical and public health outcomes through national partnerships to prevent and control emerging and re-emerging infectious disease threats.

NCUIH is seeking applications from Native American and/or Alaska Native college / graduate students to participate as IPC Project Fellows.

  • Two (2) Awards
  • Receive up to $10,000 per award
  • Fellowship Duration: December 2021 – September 2022
  • Submission Deadline: December 22, 2021, 11:59 PM EST
  • Application Information Session: December 2, 2021, 2:30PM EST

This Fellowship is funded through an award provided by The National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID) within the CDC. NCUIH is recruiting American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) students enrolled in a college or University in the 2021 fall semester and/or 2022 spring semester to become UIO IPC Systems Fellows supporting Urban Indian Organizations (UIOs) who have been selected as Champions for Project Firstline. This fellowship is intended to offer hands on experience in building capacity and providing technical assistance in Urban Native Public Health with the emphasis on infection prevention control training within the scope of Project Firstline.

Learn more and apply.