Apply to be a Fellow

Our candidate application is now closed for Class 22!

Fellow Application Overview

To apply to the Applied Epidemiology Fellowship, a completed fellow application must include all the application components below and meet the eligibility criteria.

Fellows must be willing to commit to a two-year, full-time fellowship where fellows are carefully matched to host sites based on career interests and the host site’s available opportunities.

Online Application Components:

Our Online Application:

When applying, we understand that completing the application may not be feasible during one sitting. With our online application, we have the following features to help you complete your application: 

We highly encourage applicants to preview the application prior to starting an application.

Click Here to preview the AEF Class 22 Application

Application for AEF Class 23 will become available Fall 2024. 

Fellowship Classes

The CSTE Applied Epidemiology Fellowship Class 22 Application will open the Fall of 2023. 


Eligibility for a Class 22 fellowship beginning in 2024 

  • Master’s and/or doctorate level degree must be completed by June 30, 2024 

The CSTE Applied Epidemiology Fellowship Class 23 Application will open the Fall of 2024. 

Eligibility for a Class 23 fellowship beginning in 2025 

  • Master’s and/or doctorate level degree must be completed by June 30, 2025  

Class 22 (2024-2026): Application Timeline

This application timeline is only applicable for applications open in the months of September through January. 

Fellow application closes

  • January 19, 2024

All applications and supporting materials must be received; any information received after this date will not be considered.

Host Site Locations

  • March 2024

Host site locations for Class 22 will be available on our Host Site Locations page

Application Review

  • January – early March 2024

Complete applications are reviewed and evaluated by multiple panels of epidemiologists based on predetermined criteria. 

Matching Process

  • Late March 2024

Finalists are invited to participate in a matching process that includes interviewing with host sites.

Fellow Placement

  • June – August 2024

New Fellows will begin their placements during the summer of 2024.