YSPH Summer Funding Application Overview

Important Dates:

February 8th - Classes V2 goes live and accepts applications
March 26th  - Application Deadline (@11:59 pm)

How to apply?

  • Apply via Classes V2 (after February 8th)
  • “Summer Funding 2014” Tab – follow instructions

Summer Funding Application:

  • Application Cover Sheet
  • Proposal
  • Budget
  • Resume
  • Supplementary materials (where requested)

Project Proposal:

  • Max 2 pages double spaced (11 or 12 font)
  • Aim for Clarity - answer the what/where/when of your project in the first paragraph.
  • Be Specific – include project supervisor’s name (preceptor) and evidence that you have been in contact, either through email or phone conversations, with an organization. If a professor has vetted your proposal then make sure and include this information.
  • Specify Your Objectives to Academic and Professional Goals - How is the proposed experience relevant to your degree and your post-grad plans?
  • Feasibility Factor - Is your proposal doable within the time frame and with the resources you have outlined?

Budget:

YSPH and Yale funding is intended to help DEFRAY the cost of an UNPAID internship, not take the place of a salary. By submitting a budget you are not guaranteed the full amount.  Have a Plan B.
Acceptable line items:

  • Transportation to/from internship or research locale
  • Lodging
  • Food
  • Immunization fee (if applicable)
  • Visa fee (if applicable)
  • In-country transportation (only if it’s related to your project, ie: will you be conducting field research?)

More Information:
http://publichealth.yale.edu/internship/funding/index.aspx

Funding questions? Contact:
felicia.spencer@yale.edu
Kelly.Shay@yale.edu