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Harkness Fellowships in Health Care Policy and Practice

 2018-2019 Harkness Fellows

The Commonwealth Fund's Harkness Fellowships in Health Care Policy and Practice provide a unique opportunity for mid-career health services researchers and practitioners from Australia, Canada, France, Germany, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, and the United Kingdom to spend up to 12 months in the United States, conducting original research and working with leading U.S. health policy experts. Read a Harkness Fellowships brochure for more information.


2019–20 Harkness Fellowship Application Deadlines:

Due to a scheduling change in the selection process, we are able to extend the application deadline to January 8, 2019 for applicants from Norway.

November 12, 2018: Canada, France, the Netherlands,, and the United Kingdom

September 4, 2018: Australia and New Zealand


If you have been asked to provide a letter of reference for a Harkness applicant and are experiencing technical difficulty with the submission link, please email the letter directly to Molly Fitzgerald:

Fellowship Details

Contact: Robin Osborn, Vice President and Director, International Program in Health Policy and Practice Innovations, The Commonwealth Fund