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Emotional Well-Being and Physical Health Summer Short Course Tuition Fellowship

Call for Applications

The Network for Emotional Well-being: Science, Practice, and Measurement, a collaborative project between UCSF, UC Berkeley, and Harvard, is offering 4 tuition fellowship awards. The awards will support early career researchers – post docs and junior faculty (Assistant Professors or equivalent) -- interested in joining our intensive summer short course exploring the linkages between emotional well-being and physical health outcomes. The course is jointly hosted by the Social and Behavioral Sciences Department at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the Research Department of Behavioural Science and Health at University College London (UCL). The 2024 summer short course: “Emotional Well-Being and Physical Health, will be held in person on Harvard University's campus in Cambridge, MA, July 15-19, 2024.

The application form for the course is now open and they are due Tuesday, April 2nd, 2024


The Summer Short Course Tuition Fellowship will cover the entirety of tuition fees ($2,500 USD) for 4 scholars to attend the course in the summer of 2024. These tuition fellowships are specifically intended for underrepresented scholars.  Underrepresented scholars are defined as people who have a disability or are from a disadvantaged background. Please see NIH’s definition of individuals with a disability and/or from a disadvantaged background. Fellowship awardees will be responsible for all costs associated with travel, accommodation, and related incidental expenses.


NOTE: You do not need to apply for the summer short course and the tuition fellowship separately. You will opt-in for consideration for the fellowship as part of the summer short course application and submit any additional information at the same time. If you are not selected to receive a tuition fellowship, you can still be accepted into the course, and join at your own expense.

Application Requirements:

  • Complete the application form

  • On the application form, please indicate that you are also applying for the Emotional Well-Being and Physical Health Summer Short Course Tuition Fellowship, and submit any additional information requested.


Reporting Requirements:

  • A year after completing the course, you will be asked to provide the Network for Emotional Well-being with a short essay that outlines how the course has influenced your work, and how you’re using what you learned. Guidelines for the essay will be distributed after fellows are selected.

Of note: This year for the first time we’re able to offer CME credit hours. The course will offer 30 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, please see the statements below.

Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners and Registered Nurses

  • For the purpose of recertification, the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board and the American Nurses Credentialing Center accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME. We would also suggest that learners check with their state licensing board to ensure they accept reciprocity with AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ for re-licensure. 

Canadian Accreditation

  • The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada recognizes conferences and workshops held outside of Canada that are developed by a university, academy, hospital, specialty society or college as accredited group learning activities.

European Accreditation

  • The American Medical Association (AMA) has an agreement of mutual recognition of continuing medical education (CME) credit with the European Union of Medical Specialties (UEMS). Additional information regarding this agreement may be found here.


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