Maternal Health Young Champions are students or young graduates in public health or a related field who are committed to improving maternal mortality and morbidity through either research or innovative field work in their home country.

Candidates should meet the following minimum criteria:

  • Bachelor's or equivalent degree
  • 20-35 years of age
  • clearly articulated plans for continued technical experience, research, or study
  • demonstrated career commitment to improvement of maternal health, especially in developing countries
  • interest in academic research or technical service provision in the field (excluding policy advocacy)
  • articulated work/study project goals

Please continue to check our website for announcements regarding the next application period.