The Elon University Fellowship

Elon Fellowship Alyssa, our 2013-2014 Elon Fellow conducting HIV research in the field

The Elon Fellowship is a legacy project of the Periclean Scholars class of 2012*, created to ensure sustainability of the class’ relationship and development efforts with CRHP. Each year, an Elon University graduating senior who demonstrates interest in and commitment towards international healthcare and development is selected to participate in a one-year post-graduate position at CRHP.

During their time at CRHP, the Fellow will gain experience in all aspects of a well-established Indian NGO and take on a variety of responsibilities such as administrative tasks, coordinating trainings, managing donor relations and writing grants. Periclean Scholars entrusts that the Fellow becomes proficient in the inner workings of non-profits, develops his or her long-term goals through field experience, creates and executes a year-long project that benefits CRHP, and gains experience useful for career advancement, such as a graduate school admission or employment, through being immersed at a well-established Indian NGO.

Applications are available online and are accepted until February 20th of the year of the senior applicant’s graduation. E-mail your application as one attachment to If you have any further questions please e-mail Elon University professor, Dr. Martin Kamela, at

*Project Pericles is a unique program at Elon University that aims to increase the level of civic engagement and social responsibility of the university community. Each year of students chooses a region of the world to study and develops a class project of global social change for that area.