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Child Health Assessment in the Pacific (CHAP) Undergraduate Summer Fellowship Program Overview

The Child Health Assessment in the Pacific (CHAP) Undergraduate Summer Fellowship Program provides a summer training opportunity for undergraduate students working towards degrees in nutrition, nursing, early childhood education, public health and other related degrees. Students must be enrolled in one of the following CHAP partner institutions:

  • Chaminade University
  • Northern Marianas College
  • University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
  • University of Guam

The objectives of the CHAP Summer Fellowship Program are to:

  1. Build Pacific regional capacity in early childhood nutrition and health assessment training.
  2. Develop and sustain the Pacific network of individuals working to monitor and prevent early childhood obesity and health disparities.
  3. Develop and evaluate a program that will sustain training in early childhood nutrition and health assessment.

CHAP Summer Fellows who meet outlined expectations will be awarded with the following for their participation:

  1. A $2100 stipend
  2. All travel, meal, and housing expenses for a 7-day training opportunity at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
  3. A scholarship* to cover tuition and fees for 4 credits of coursework through the University of Hawai‘i Outreach College
  4. The resources and support to complete a mentored summer field experience related to diet or anthropometry field assessment techniques

To apply please go to the following page

 

To stay up to date on the CHAP Summer Fellowship Program please join our CHAP Facebook group FB-f-Logo__blue_58

To see what previous fellows have done in the CHAP Summer Fellowship Program check out the videos on the CHAP YouTube Channel

Questions? Please contact chapac@hawaii.edu

*Certain institutional rules may apply