Current students in graduate school and recent graduates (Master’s degree or higher — up to one year after graduation date — are eligible to apply. You may not be a current San Mateo County employee.
Successful applicants will demonstrate one or more of the following:
You, or a member of your family, have been adversely affected by health inequities related to any of the following:
- systemic failures of the social, physical or economic environment
- live or grew up in a low-income neighborhood
- are the first in your family to attend higher education, or
- have experienced discrimination due to race, ethnicity or other social or economic situations.
Have a deep passion for addressing health inequities, and have experience working in programs that promote equity. This can be through a multitude of intervention types and variety of locations or organizations.