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NEW Grant Opportunity for Native Youth

January 2, 2019


NEW Community Changemaker Grants for

Health Policy Fellowship for Native Youth


Native Youth-led Health Projects



Applications are NOW OPEN!



Growing the Next Generation of Indian Health Advocates


The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) Health Policy Fellowship is a year-long program for Native youth 18-24 years old who are interested in making a difference in the health of their communities.


Health Policy Fellows:

·     Work with Tribal leadership to identify one priority health issue

·     Learn how to analyze policy in their issue area

·     Create informed recommendations, and

·     Advocate for change


Opportunities to Grow

Health Policy Fellows meet in-person 3 times and receive virtual trainings to strengthen their leadership skills and ability to effectively advocate for their communities.


NIHB covers Fellows’ travel for all in-person meetings.

We also provide free opportunities for professional development to current and past Fellows.



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Got Questions?

Contact NIHB’s Native Youth Engagement Manager, Dr. Wendee Gardner at wgardner@nihb.org or (202) 548-7297.


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Thank you,



Dr. Wendee Gardner, DPT, MPH

Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohican Indians

Native Youth Engagement Manager

National Indian Health Board

910 Pennsylvania Ave SE

Washington, DC 20003

Email: wgardner@nihb.org

Phone: 202-548-7297

Fax: 202-507-4071


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Last modified: January 2, 2019