Why Pursue a Health Sciences Fellowship at Merrimack?

Our health sciences fellowships enrich your professional qualifications and help advance your career goals. Merrimack’s fellowships provide you with:

Reduced Tuition.

With a Provost or Presidential Fellowship in the School of Health Sciences, you’ll graduate with a Master of Science degree in as little as one year, gain unparalleled professional experience and save 50-100% on your program tuition.

Supportive Faculty and Mentors.

Each fellowship is led by experienced supervisors to support your learning, strengthen your impact and help mentor you. You’ll also have a faculty and professional academic career advisor to guide your career path.

Invaluable Hands-on Experience.

You’ll have the opportunity to work at some of the most prestigious healthcare, community health, sports performance and research institutions or businesses in the Greater Boston region. Graduates have also leveraged the fellowship experience to advance their academic qualifications and required clinical experience hours for admittance to other health professions graduate schools.

A Balanced Schedule.

Our fellowships provide a balanced schedule of part-time (15 hours per week) professional experience with a convenient course schedule. You may start in the spring or fall semesters. (To complete the program in one year, you must complete 32 credits within one academic year.)


Students working on a medical simulation doll. Important Dates for the 2022-2023 Health Sciences Graduate Fellowship Program

Now Accepting Rolling Applications
Applications for  2022-2023 fellowships will be reviewed on a rolling basis until all positions are filled.

Program and Site Interviews (virtual)
Currently ongoing

Fellowship Placements Made
April 2022

Fellowships Are Available in the Following Health Sciences Programs

How to Apply

To be considered for a graduate fellowship, apply to one of our health sciences master’s degree programs and indicate your fellowship interest within your online application. We accept applicants on a rolling basis after the priority deadline.

Acceptance into the fellowship program is a competitive process. In addition to the materials required for traditional graduate admittance, the fellowship application may require additional documents and an interview.

Please note:

  • If you are offered and accept a fellowship position, you will not be eligible for any other discounts or scholarships, including a merit-based Dean scholarship or the Double Warrior alumni scholarship.
  • When you apply for the fellowship, you are also automatically considered for the traditional degree program.
  • If you are admitted into the traditional program but not offered a fellowship, you will automatically be considered for a Dean scholarship.
  • If you are originally awarded a scholarship and then are given a fellowship placement, you will no longer receive the merit scholarship. The fellowship will replace any other discounts.

Fellowship Position Descriptions

Please note: The following position descriptions represent a sample of all that will be available for health sciences programs. Please check back for additional opportunities.

Certified Athletic Trainer Fellowship Opportunities

Athletic Trainer positions are Presidential Fellowships offering a 100% discount on your master’s degree tuition.

Strength and Conditioning Fellowship Opportunities

Graduate fellowship placements in Strength and Conditioning are Provost  Fellowships offering a 50% tuition discount.

Additional Health Science Fellowship Opportunities

The following graduate fellowship opportunities are also Provost Fellowships offering a 50% tuition discount.

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