Administrative Fellowship Application Process

Questions should be directed to Libby Melzer.
Phone Number
Call 434.982.3440

Application Process


All fellowship applicants must:

  • Have a master's degree (MBA, MHA, MHSA or related field) or be a degree candidate on schedule to complete the degree before the fellowship start date in July
    • Candidates from a program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME) are preferred
    • Candidates from non-CAHME programs are accepted for review
  • Have health care industry experience such as an internship, externship, fellowship or applicable employment
  • Possess broad knowledge of current and historical perspectives on:
    • Health care business management and administration
    • Clinical practice management
    • Clinical research and education
    • Hospital administration and management
    • Finance
    • Human resources and organizational development
    • Information systems
    • Managed care

We are unable to provide visa sponsorship for individuals participating in the Administrative Fellowship.


Applications submitted past the deadline date will not be considered.

A complete application must include: 

  • Resume with undergraduate and graduate GPA listed
  • Statement of interest (1-2 pages) that outlines
    • Why you want to be an administrative fellow at UVA
    • How UVA’s fellowship will develop you personally and professionally to pursue your short- and long-term goals
  • Official transcripts of graduate education 
  • Two letters of recommendation


The fellowship beginning on or around July 1, 2023.  Correspondence and questions regarding the UVA Administrative Fellowship program should be directed to:

· Dates for the Fellowship Application/Interviews

· Application Open: June 15, 2022

· Application Close: September 16, 2022

· Phone Interviews: September 26 – October 7, 2022

· Final Round Interviews: October 17 - 21, 2022

Apply now: Administrative Fellow 2023-2025 (