IMPORTANT NOTICE: Applications for the 2020-2021 Fellowship are due on Wednesday, April 15, 2020. If you are intending to apply but cannot complete your application in its entirety by April 15th due to the COVID-19 pandemic, please send an email to [email protected] and we will work with you as best we can.

Developing a cadre of leaders focused on changing policy to improve the lives of older Americans

The Health and Aging Policy Fellows Program provides a unique opportunity for professionals in health and aging to gain the experience and skills necessary to make a positive contribution to the development and implementation of health policies that affect older Americans.

Health and Aging Policy Overview

The Health and Aging Policy Fellowship

The Health and Aging Policy Fellows Program awards up to 15 fellowships annually for individuals to advance their careers in gerontology. Residential and non-residential tracks are available for individual placement.

Health and Aging Policy Fellowship Overview (2 minutes)

Bringing together people who want to change the world.

Fellows are provided with the skills, content, and hands-on experience to be able to offer policy solutions to the health challenges of an increasingly aging population and the barriers to the healthcare system that serves them.

Program Overview

Meet the 2019-2020 Health and Aging Policy Fellows

We are thrilled to welcome a new class of fellows to the Health and Aging Policy Fellows Program. Again, this year’s fellows represent outstanding scholars and practitioners from across a range of disciplines who promise to continue the tradition of excellence in shaping policies for older Americans.


The Health and Aging Policy Fellowship program is generously supported by: