​​​​​​​​Public Health Laboratory Fellowship Program: an APHL-CDC Initiative

​​​​All US state, local and territorial public health laboratories, as well as non-federal environmental, chemical, agricultural, veterinary and food safety laboratories may apply to host fellows. ​​Mentors from APHL member or non-member laboratories are encouraged to apply as long as the mission of their laboratory supports public health initiatives. Prior to application submission, please review the host laboratory and mentor requirements ​outlined below. Learn more about the application process.​

New EPR Mentorship Opportunity!

Beginning in 2024, a new program focus area will launch and APHL will be seeking mentors with interest and experience in emergency preparedness and response (EPR). Take part in training the next generation of public health laboratory leaders while contributing to the public health laboratory workforce. Learn more.

Fellowship Project Supply Funding

Mentors can apply to receive a reimbursement of up to $10,000 per fellow, per fellow contract year, to support individual fellowship projects. Please see the dropdown below for more details.

​Applications Are Now Open

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Applications are currently being accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis. There is no deadline to apply.​

​Questions About the Application Process?​​

If you have questions about the application process, please send us an email to fellowships@aphl.org​. If your questions cannot be answered over email or you need technical assistance, feel free to attend our weekly office hours on Wednesdays from 3 – 4 pm ET.​