The Hayley Petit Injury and Violence Prevention Fellowship is awarded to four (4) women
currently enrolled in a college or university. Fellowship recipients are recognized for their
interest in injury and violence prevention.
ABOUT THE FELLOWSHIP:
Four (4) fellowship recipients will be selected for this exciting 8-week fellowship opportunity
at Connecticut Children’s Injury Prevention Center (IPC). The fellowship provides
recipients with an introduction to the field of injury prevention within public health. Fellows
will work with experts at the IPC to develop and design their own injury prevention-related
project. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the fellowship will be offered online.
Selected fellows will participate in this immersion into the field of injury prevention through
readings, virtual discussions, and presentations by IPC faculty and staff.
Each fellowship recipient is awarded a $500 stipend.
Open to students who identify as women, are U.S. citizens, and currently enrolled in
a degree-granting program of a college or university.
Recipients must be able to meet virtually from September 21-November 13, 2020.
HOW TO APPLY:
Submit a cover letter addressing both your interest in the program and what you hope to
accomplish in or through the program along with a résumé.
Application deadline: August 21, 2020
Recipients will be notified: August 31, 2020
Program Start Date: September 21, 2020
THE HAYLEY PETIT INJURY AND VIOLENCE PREVENTION FELLOWSHIP:
The Hayley Petit Injury and Violence Prevention Fellowship was established with support
from the Petit Family Foundation to honor Jennifer Hawke-Petit, Hayley Elizabeth Petit and
Michaela Rose Petit and seeks to honor “the kindness, idealism and activism that defined
their lives,” while advancing our mission of reducing injury and violence among
Connecticut’s children, adolescents and adults through research, education and training of
students, community outreach and policy advocacy.
CONTACT: Amy A. Hunter, MPH, PHD, Faculty Coordinador