Application

We welcome your application for the 2021 RADM Michael Fellowship award. This fellowship provides funding for a dues-paying COA member at the rank of O-4 and below in the USPHS Commissioned Corps. The program covers tuition and fees associated with obtaining either a Certificate in Global Health (12 credits) or a Certificate in Principles of Public Health  (14 credits) from the University of Maryland. To apply for the RADM Michael Fellowship, applicants must first have applied for, and been accepted, as a non-degree seeking student at the University of Maryland. The selected recipient will be expected to begin the program during the Fall term (August 2021) and complete the certificate program in 12 months. 

Please email all inquiries to Lynn Abrahamson, Grants Manager, at labrahamson@coausphs.org.  Include in subject line 'RADM Michael Fellowship.'

For additional information about the certificate programs, visit:

Certificate in Global Health: (https://sph.umd.edu/department/miaeh/certificate-global-health)

Principles of Public Health: (https://oes.umd.edu/professionals-post-baccalaureates/professional-graduate-programs/principles-public-health/plan-study)

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* 1. Applicant Contact Information

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* 2. What is your COA membership number?

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* 3. What is your rank in the USPHS Commissioned Corps?

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* 6. Provide a statement (750 words maximum) explaining why you should receive funding and how you would use the continuing education to advance public health. 

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* 7. Upload a current resume or CV. (pdf, doc, docx files accepted)

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* 8. Upload your transcript (unofficial copies accepted) from the institution which awarded your first undergraduate degree. (pdf, doc, docx files accepted)

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* 9. Upload a second transcript (unofficial copies accepted) from any other institution which awarded a previous degree. (pdf, doc, docx files accepted) (optional)

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* 10. Upload your acceptance letter as a non-degree seeking student at the University of Maryland.

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* 11. Are you able to begin the certificate program in August, 2021 and complete the program within 12 months?

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