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The 2024-2025 application is now open! Please use this application if you are an undergraduate or graduate applicant.  The Scholar application is only for our small cohort of TCH Pediatric residents and fellows.

Please note that there is a word limit for each question and going over will result in deductions by reviewers.

The application deadline is February 4th, 2024.  You will be contacted about whether you've been selected to interview by mid-February. Decisions will be emailed to the applicants in late March or April 2024. 

Questions inspired by the Cheng Evaluation Guidelines from the Social Innovation and Change Initiative at Harvard Kennedy School.


Will you be enrolled in a degree-granting program through April 2025?
IRBs are strongly discouraged in the year of your Fellowship unless there is a valid explanation under unique circumstances. Do you plan on applying for an IRB at any point in the Fellowship year(i.e: starting a new IRB, amending a current IRB, applying for a waiver)? If yes, please explain

Project Information

Personal and Professional Information

11. Personal Statement*

​Please discuss the following. This answer should be different for all project partners. (Word limit: 400)

  • What is your motivation for applying to the Albert Schweitzer Fellowship? 

  • Skills and experiences you will bring to the Fellowship

  • Any unique, personally important, and/or challenging factors in your background, and how they have influenced your goals and preparation for your career

Please select the Track that best fits your proposed project. If your project doesn't fit any of these, select "Open Track".

Please upload your Resume as a PDF.

Upload Resume

Please upload a head shot of yourself.  This does not have to be a formal picture.

Upload Head Shot
If selected to serve as a Schweitzer Fellow, I will commit to the following (Please select all boxes to indicate that you agree.)
How did you first hear about the Schweitzer Fellowship? (check all that apply)
How have you engaged with the Fellowship so far?
Are applying for any of the following New or Legacy Projects that will now be part of the ASF Baxter Pilot?
If I have selected any of the above, I understand that I will be applying to be an ASF Baxter Fellow (more information can be found under Apply->Becoming a Baxter Fellow). If I am selected to serve as an ASF Baxter Fellow, I will commit to the additional following tasks, which would count for service hours:

As a reminder, please ensure both your mentors submit a Mentor Form at If you do not receive a confirmation email within an hour, please email Carol Jacob at

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