Orapuh Fellowship Programme (OFP)

Underserved Professionals in some specific biases of the oral and/or public health disciplines who are at the early stage of their career may apply for a 1 academic year (telecommuting) Fellowship Programme of the Organization.

Accepted candidates become members of the Orapuh College of Scholars for life.

OFP is a blended (virtual and physical), 1 academic year, graduate-level experiential research, professional, managerial, and leadership training programme that prepares early career, talented and committed individuals in some under-resourced oral and public health areas for effective engagement of professional and scholarly activities and leadership in Society.

The programme presents the (much-needed) opportunity for personal and professional growth and development.



OFP pays no stipends to fellows and fellows do not pay tuition for the programme.


Benefits of participating in OFP

  1. A fellowship certificate
  2. Sharpened professional skills
  3. Astute teaching, research, and analytical skills
  4. Leadership and managerial skills
  5. Perpetual membership of the prestigious Orapuh College of Scholars (comes with its own privileges and opportunities)
  6. Continuous mentoring by industry leaders, scholars, and innovators
  7. Access to life-long supportive peer-network of like-minded trained professionals


The 2020/2021 OFP

The 2020/2021 OFP application has opened.

This year’s programme would give priority to the following candidates from English-speaking Africa, who are at the early stage of their career:


  1. dental therapists
  2. dental technologists
  3. community health professionals

The deadline for submitting an application is November 30, 2020. Only short-listed candidates would be contacted about further steps.

Click here to apply.