Due to inclement weather in the greater Houston area, the deadline to submit fellowship applications has been extended to 11:59 PM on Monday, February 22nd.

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Will you be enrolled in a degree-granting program through April 2021?
Fellows are expected to participate in Fellowship activities throughout the year. Will you have significant clinical responsibility during the Fellowship year that may interfere with your ability to paticipate in the Fellowship?

Project Information

NOTE: Applicants proposing to sustain an existing project supported by the Schweitzer Fellowship should explain why they are choosing to continue this particular project and the ways in which the project will be expanded. Applicants applying as a pair should discuss why the project needs to be led by two people in order to succeed (as opposed to a project led by an individual). Detail the role of each partner.

Personal and Professional Information as it Relates to the Fellowship Activities

Personal Statement: 

Please discuss the following: (suggested word count 600)

  • Ways in which your participation as a Schweitzer Fellow would be meaningful to your personal and professional development

  • Skills and experiences you will bring to the Fellowship

  • What it might mean for you to belong to an alumni network of "Fellows for Life"

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

Please list the contact information for at least three references.

At least one reference should be a faculty member from your school who could serve as your Academic Mentor for the Schweitzer Fellowship. For each reference, describe your relationship in one sentence and include contact information such as telephone number and email address.

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
(Max 15MB)

Please upload your letter of recommendation as a PDF file (optional). Note: if you choose not to submit a letter at this time with your application but still want to submit one, you may have your letter writer submit their letter directly to

Upload Letter of Recommendation
(Max 15MB)
If selected to serve as a Schweitzer Fellow, I will commit to the following (Please select all boxes to indicate that you agree.)

The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship is dedicated to training the next generation of professionals to serve and empower vulnerable people to build healthier communities and live healthier lives.


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