Child Health Assessment in the Pacific Summer Fellowship Program 


  • Interested in gaining practical career skills while getting PAID?
  • Coming to the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa for a 7-day, all expenses paid, to study about child health?
  • Joining a network of professionals from across the Pacific trained in standardized approaches to measure children?
  • Earn transferrable college credit?
  • Working with a mentor to complete an independent field experience applying your skills in your home community?

The Child Health Assessment in the Pacific (CHAP) Undergraduate Summer Fellowship Program is looking for undergraduate applicants from Chaminade University, Northern Marianas College, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa or the University of Guam to participate in a summer training opportunity. Students enrolled in programs such as nutrition, nursing, early childhood education, public health and other degrees are encouraged to apply!

What are the components of the CHAP Summer Fellowship Program?

  • Fellows will be matched with a mentor from their institution.
  • Fellows will complete 2 courses online (FSHN 185 The Science of Human Nutrition and FSHN 455 Childhood Anthropometric and Dietary Assessment Field Techniques) delivered through the Children’s Healthy Living Program Summer Institute offered via the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Outreach College.
  • Fellows will come to the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa for a 7-day intensive hands-on training and standardization experience in child anthropometry techniques. For a glimpse at what the 2016 fellows experienced during their 7-day training at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa check out this video:
  • Fellows will conduct a field experience related to anthropometry or diet. To see what previous fellows have done in the CHAP Undergraduate Summer Fellowship Program check-out the CHAP YouTube Channel.