School of Health Sciences

Urban Health Fellows

The 2017-2018 application is now closed. Thank-you to all who have applied.

The Urban Health Fellows Program is designed for incoming freshmen and sophomores at Cleveland State University interested in pursuing careers in a health care field. This program is open to students interested in any of the wide range of health professional careers, including medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech and hearing, physician assisting, nursing, etc.

The goal of the program is to help students develop the skills that will enable them to be successful in being accepted to a health professional program.


  • Academic advising
  • UHF Scholarship
  • Internship
  • Individual Mentor
  • Summer Enrichment Program
  • Social Events
  • Networking
  • Community Outreach
  • Research through HPAC (Health Professions Affinity Community)
  • In-house Tutoring
  • Monthly Health Professions Seminars
  • Referral to academic support services & other university programs

Students will be provided with opportunities to attend special workshops and seminars hosted by faculty and professional health care providers, participate in service learning activities, and other health-related programming designed to help them become familiar with the range of professions from which they might choose. They will also be provided with opportutnities that will help them acquire the academic and personal attributes that are required for success in health professional education.

The 2017-2018 application is now closed. Thank-you to all who have applied.