Listing of Global Opportunities

UMB-sponsored Global Health Grant Opportunities

Currently, UMB interprofessional global grant programs are on hold due to COVID-19.  UMB's Recovery Team will re-evaluate the status of international travel in Spring 2021.  

Other Global Health Opportunities and Travel Awards

In each student section, funding opportunities are listed including application opening dates and/or deadlines. There are a few 2020 awards that have been delayed due to COVID-19, so check the website for updates.  Due to the current environment, there are new virtual opportunities listed as well.  Updated June 2020

Medical students

AAUW is one of the world’s largest sources of funding for graduate women, providing funded opportunities, fellowships, and grants to outstanding women and nonprofit organizations. Read about their fellowships and grants listed on their website. Opportunities are available to American and international candidates. 

AAUW's Selected Profession Fellowships. Fellowships in business, law, and medicine are open only to women from ethnic minority groups historically underrepresented in certain fields within the United States: Black/African-American, Mexican-American, Puerto Rican and other Hispanic, Native American/Alaska Native, and Asian-American/Pacific Islander. Other restrictions: Law (only for third year of study); Medicine (only for third or fourth year of study); Business administration (only second year of study). Applications open August 1 and due Decemeber 1.

African Federation for Emergency Medicine (AFEM) recruits outstanding candidates for a one-year internship in global emergency care development based in Cape Town, South Africa. The internship award will support living expenses. Short-term and non-paid volunteer internship positions (up to six months) also are available. AFEM are currently accepting applicatios on a rolling basis.

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society opportunities (UMB School of Medicine is a chapter):

Pharos Poetry Competition sponsored by the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society encourages students to write effective poetry. Submitted poetry must be an original, unpublished work by a single author, relating to medicine or health. Winning poems published with monetary prize. All medical students are eligible. One submission per student. Awardees for 2020 were selected, so the next deadline will be in January 2021.

Helen H. Glaser Student Essay Award from the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society encourages students to write scholarly essays and creative narratives relevant to medicine. Essays must be original, by a single author, and on a nontechnical medical subject. Winning essays published with monetary prize. One submission per student. Application review for 2020 has been postponed due to COVID-19.

Carolyn L. Kuckein Student Reseach Fellowship is an Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society award that provides first- to third-year medical students with support of $5,000 to conduct independent research with a mentor. Please consult your mentor; only one submission per chapter. Application review for 2020 has been postponed due to COVID-19.

Medical Student Service Leadership Project Award supports leadership development for medical students by organizing a service project with structured leadership development. The award provides $9,000 over the course of three years. Please consult your mentor; only one submission per chapter. Application review for 2020 has been postponed due to COVID-19.

Postgraduate award supports medical residents and fellows with awards of $2,000 to pursue a research or scholarly project in the spirit of Alpha Omega Alpha’s mission. Proposals are due to the councilor before April 30 and to the national office by June 30.

American Medical Women’s Association’s Overseas Assistance Grant program provides travel grants for medical students and residents who are AMWA members. This grant provides assistance with transportation costs up to $1,000 that goes toward medical studies in an off-campus setting where the medically neglected will benefit. Applicants must spend at least four weeks and no longer than one year overseas. Grants are awarded to AMWA student members completing their second, third or fourth year of an accredited U.S. medical or osteopathic medical school or an AMWA resident member. Applications are accepted four times per year; deadlines include July 5, and Oct. 5.

Child Family Health International (CFHI) offers more than 25 community-based global health education programs for students in nine countries (Argentina, Bolivia, Ecuador, Ghana, India, Mexico, Philippines, South Africa, Uganda, and Tanzania). Their programs can be searched by student type or by program. CFHI offers two-week intensive programs and four- to 16-week immersion programs with flexible start times. Costs of the programs vary by country, and multiple CFHI scholarships are available. In response due to the impact that COVID is having on global travel, CFHI is offering virtual opportunities.

Curatio International Foundation Internship program offers winter and summer internship opportunities in Tbilisi, Georgia, for Masters level or PhD students. Winter internships are two to eight weeks (December-February), and summer internships are one to four months (June-September). They offer $500 grants for internships of eight or more weeks and $300 for shorter internships. More information about the internship can be found here. Applications for winter will open in September, and applications for summer are due in March.  Keep checking the website for COVID-19 updates.

Dr. James A. Ferguson Emerging Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program is a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)-funded nine-week summer program providing educational and professional development opportunities for fellows interested in infectious diseases research and health disparities. This provides a $4,000 stipend and other benefits. This opportunity is for medical, dental, pharmacy, veterinary, and public health graduate students. 2020 Fellowship Programs have been canceled due to COVID-19. Please check back for information about the 2021 cohurt.

Global Health Corps offers year-long paid fellowships to work in a range of critical roles within partner organizations on the front lines of health equity in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, Zambia, and the United States. The fellowship focuses on leadership development and follows a partnership model in which all U.S. fellows are partnered with a fellow in their host country. An informational video is here. Due to COVID-19, Global Health Corps only placed a limited national fellows for the 2020-2021 cohurt. 

Global Health Service Partnership Nurse or Physician Educator Program. GHSP is a public-private partnership between Seed Global Health, the U.S. Peace Corps, and the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). The program places U.S. health professionals alongside local medical and nursing faculty counterparts to meet the teaching needs identified at each partner institution in Malawi, Tanzania, Uganda, Liberia, and Swaziland. Benefits include a monthly stipend, housing at placement site, transportation to/from country of service, comprehensive medical care, professional development, and readjustment allowance.

Arnold P. Gold Foundation Student Summer Fellowship Program offers grants to medical students to complete a research or service project related to community health. Projects must focus on cultural competency issues, developing skills to become relationship-centered physicians, and addressing a public health need in an underserved community or population. A stipend of $4,000 is provided for a 10-week period. Applications are closed until 2021. Due to COVID-19, interested parties email the Director in regards to program status.

Benjamin H. Kean Travel Fellowship in Tropical Medicine is administered by the American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene and provides travel expenses for medical students who arrange clinical tropical medicine or tropical medicine research projects in areas afflicted by diseases or illnesses common in the tropics. The award covers airfare and up to $1,000 for living expenses. Applications will open in February 2021.

Leland International Hunger Fellows Program is a unique two-year fellowship that combines significant field and policy work experience with cohort learning and professional development. The program focuses on alleviating hunger and poverty in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Fieldwork and policy development targets areas such as agriculture, maternal and child health nutrition, advocacy, climate change adaptation, agribusiness development, and women’s empowerment. For each two-year cycle, 12 to 15 skilled and committed individuals are selected and placed at individual sites. The fellowship covers travel and provides a monthly stipend, housing allowances, and professional development funds. The next class of Leland Fellows will serve from fall 2021 to summer 2023. Applicatons for the upcoming class will be accepted from October 16, 2020 to January 11, 2021.

Margaret E. Mahoney Fellowship is administered by the New York Academy of Medicine. This award provides $4,500 stipends for outstanding medical, dental, public health, public policy, and graduate nursing students to conduct summer research projects on some aspect of health care delivery transformation for vulnerable populations and/or early childhood health and development, with an emphasis on policy implications. Fellows are required to commit to the entire 10-week period between June and August. Applications open in January.

Grants for Emerging Researchers/Clinicians Mentorship (G.E.R.M.) was developed to provide grants to medical students to support a longitudinal mentored clinical learning and/or research project for up to a year on infectious disease-related topics including HIV under the mentorship of an IDSA or HIVMA member. This program replaced the IDSA Medical Scholars and HIVMA Medical Students Programs. Projects must focus on pedicatric or adult infectious diseases including HIV and may involve either clinical or research activities. Eligible project categories include basic science, epidemiology/clinical research, medical education, structured clinical experience and quality improvement/program evaluation. Awardees receive a $4000 stipend to complete their project. The call for applications is closed.

David E. Rogers Student Fellowship Award is granted by the New York Academy of Medicine each year for projects conducted in the summer (up to five awards of $4,000). It is open to candidates attending medical and dental schools in the United States and is meant to enrich the educational experience through projects that serve the health of communities and address the human needs of underserved or disadvantaged patients or populations. Applications are now closed.

Robert E. Shope International Fellowship in Infectious Diseases provides support for international training in arbovirology and emerging diseases for full-time postdoctoral fellows. The fellowship provides $25,000 to help cover expenses related to travel and living expenses during a short-term research experience abroad. Application opens in March and is due in April.

Hope Babette Tang Humanism in Healthcare Essay Contest is for medical and nursing students to engage in reflective writng around a prompt or quote on the humanism in medicine. Three winners are selected, receive $1,000, and have their essays published in Academic Medicine and/or an appropriate nursing journal. The prompt will be distributed in February and the deadline will be in mid-March.

World Health Organization (WHO) Internship Programme offers placements at their headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, and other WHO regional offices. WHO offers a wide range of opportunities for students to gain insight in the technical and administrative programs of WHO. Internships are six to 12 weeks. WHO internships are not paid; all costs for travel and accommodation are the responsibility of the intern candidate. Information about the application process is provided through links to each of the WHO internship program offices (headquarters, Africa, Americas, Europe, Eastern Mediterranean, Southeast Asia, Western Pacific).

Pharmacy students

Child Family Health International (CFHI) offers more than 25 community-based global health education programs for students in nine countries (Argentina, Bolivia, Ecuador, Ghana, India, Mexico, Philippines, South Africa, Uganda and Tanzania). Their programs can be searched by student type or by program. CFHI offers two-week intensive programs and four- to 16-week immersion programs with flexible start times. Costs of the programs vary by country and multiple CFHI scholarships are available. In response due to the impact that COVID is having on global travel, CFHI is offering virtual opportunities.

Dr. James A. Ferguson Emerging Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program is a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)-funded nine-week summer program providing educational and professional development opportunities for fellows interested in infectious diseases research and health disparities. This program provides a $4,000 stipend and other benefits. This opportunity is for medical, dental, pharmacy, veterinary, and public health graduate students. 2020 Fellowship Programs have been canceled due to COVID-19. Please check back for information about the 2021 cohurt. 

Global Health Corps offers year-long paid fellowships to work in a range of critical roles within partner organizations on the front lines of health equity in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, Zambia, and the United States. The fellowship focuses on leadership development and follows a partnership model in which all U.S. fellows are partnered with a fellow in their host country. An informational video is here. Due to COVID-19, Global Health Corps only placed a limited national fellows for the 2020-2021 cohurt.

The Benjamin H. Josephson, MD Fund. As a commitment to the continuation of Dr. Josephson's humanitarian work, this fund provides health care professionals with the financial resources necessary to deliver medical services to those in need throughout the world. Applications are accepted year-round.

Maryland Pharmacists Association & MPhA Foundation Student Scholarships. Three $1,500 scholarships are awarded each year for students pursuing careers in the field of pharmacy. Applications are evaluated on criteria including academic and personal achievements, letters of recommendation, and the student’s written essay on his/her professional goals. Applications are due at the beginning of March and winners announced at the end of May.

World Health Organization (WHO) Internship Programme offers placements at their headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, and other WHO regional offices. WHO offers a wide range of opportunities for students to gain insight in the technical and administrative programs of WHO. Internships are six to 12 weeks. WHO internships are not paid; all costs for travel and accommodation are the responsibility of the intern candidate. Information about the application process is provided through links to each of the WHO internship program offices (headquarters, Africa, Americas, Europe, Eastern Mediterranean, Southeast Asia, Western Pacific).

Dental students

AAUW is one of the world’s largest sources of funding for graduate women, providing funded opportunities, fellowships, and grants to outstanding women and nonprofit organizations. Read about their fellowships and grants listed on their website. Opportunities are available to American and international candidates. Application processes open in August.

AAUW’s American Fellowships. Three types of fellowships are offered to support women scholars who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents: Dissertation Fellowships, Postdoctoral Research Leave Fellowships, and Short-term Research Publication grants.  Applications are open August 1 - November 1.

AAUW’s International Fellowships. This fellowship supports women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents and are conducting full-time study or research in the United States. Graduate students and postdoctoral students are eligible to apply. Aplications are open August 1 - November 15.

Child Family Health International (CFHI) offers more than 25 community-based global health education programs for students in nine countries (Argentina, Bolivia, Ecuador, Ghana, India, Mexico, Philippines, South Africa, Uganda, and Tanzania). Their programs can be searched by student type or by program. CFHI offers two-week intensive programs and four- to 16-week immersion programs with flexible start times. Costs of the programs vary by country, and multiple CFHI scholarships are available.In response due to the impact that COVID is having on global travel, CFHI is offering virtual opportunities.

Dr. James A. Ferguson Emerging Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program is a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)-funded nine-week summer program providing educational and professional development opportunities for fellows interested in infectious diseases research and health disparities. This program provides a $4,000 stipend and other benefits. This opportunity is for medical, dental, pharmacy, veterinary, and public health graduate students. 2020 Fellowship Programs have been canceled due to COVID-19. Please check back for information about the 2021 cohurt.

Global Health Corps offers year-long paid fellowships to work in a range of critical roles within partner organizations on the front lines of health equity in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, Zambia, and the United States. The fellowship focuses on leadership development and follows a partnership model in which all U.S. fellows are partnered with a fellow in their host country. An informational video is here. Due to COVID-19, Global Health Corps only placed a limited national fellows for the 2020-2021 cohurt. 

 

The Benjamin H. Josephson, MD Fund. As a commitment to the continuation of Dr. Josephson's humanitarian work, this fund provides health care professionals with the financial resources necessary to deliver medical services to those in need throughout the world. Applications are accepted year-round.

Margaret E. Mahoney Fellowship is administered by the New York Academy of Medicine. This award provides $4,500 stipends for outstanding medical, dental, public health, public policy, and graduate nursing students to conduct summer research projects on some aspect of health care delivery transformation for vulnerable populations and/or early childhood health and development, with an emphasis on policy implications. Fellows are required to commit to the entire 10-week period between June and August. Applications open in January.

David E. Rogers Student Fellowship Award is granted by the New York Academy of Medicine each year for projects conducted in the summer (up to five awards of $4,000). It is open to candidates attending medical and dental schools in the United States and is meant to enrich the educational experience through projects that serve the health of communities and address the human needs of underserved or disadvantaged patients or populations. Applications are now closed.

World Health Organization (WHO) Internship Programme offers placements at their headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, and other WHO regional offices. WHO offers a wide range of opportunities for students to gain insight in the technical and administrative programs of WHO. Internships are six to 12 weeks. WHO internships are not paid; all costs for travel and accommodation are the responsibility of the intern candidate. Information about the application process is provided through links to each of the WHO internship program offices (headquarters, Africa, Americas, Europe, Eastern Mediterranean, Southeast Asia, Western Pacific).

Nursing students

AAUW is one of the world’s largest sources of funding for graduate women, providing funded opportunities, fellowships, and grants to outstanding women and nonprofit organizations. Read about their fellowships and grants listed on their website. Opportunities are available to American and international candidates. Application processes open in August.

AAUW’s American Fellowships. Three types of fellowships are offered to support women scholars who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents: Dissertation Fellowships, Postdoctoral Research Leave Fellowships, and Short-term Research Publication grants.  Applications are open August 1 - November 1.

AAUW’s International Fellowships. This fellowship supports women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents and are conducting full-time study or research in the United States. Graduate students and postdoctoral students are eligible to apply. Aplications are open August 1 - November 15.

Child Family Health International (CFHI) offers more than 25 community-based global health education programs for students in nine countries (Argentina, Bolivia, Ecuador, Ghana, India, Mexico, Philippines, South Africa, Uganda, and Tanzania). Their programs can be searched by student type or by program. CFHI offers two-week intensive programs and four- to 16-week immersion programs with flexible start times. Costs of the programs vary by country, and multiple CFHI scholarships are available.In response due to the impact that COVID is having on global travel, CFHI is offering virtual opportunities.

Global Health Corps offers year-long paid fellowships to work in a range of critical roles within partner organizations on the front lines of health equity in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, Zambia, and the United States. The fellowship focuses on leadership development and follows a partnership model in which all U.S. fellows are partnered with a fellow in their host country. An informational video is here. Due to COVID-19, Global Health Corps only placed a limited national fellows for the 2020-2021 cohurt. 

Global Health Service Partnership Nurse or Physician Educator Program. GHSP is a public-private partnership between Seed Global Health, the U.S. Peace Corps, and the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). The program places U.S. health professionals alongside local medical and nursing faculty counterparts to meet the teaching needs identified at each partner institution in Malawi, Tanzania, Uganda, Liberia, and Swaziland. Benefits include a monthly stipend, housing at placement site, transportation to/from country of service, comprehensive medical care, professional development, and readjustment allowance.

The Benjamin H. Josephson, MD Fund. As a commitment to the continuation of Dr. Josephson's humanitarian work, this fund provides health care professionals with the financial resources necessary to deliver medical services to those in need throughout the world. Applications are accepted year-round.

Leland International Hunger Fellows Program is a unique two-year fellowship that combines significant field and policy work experience with cohort learning and professional development. The program focuses on alleviating hunger and poverty in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Fieldwork and policy development targets areas such as agriculture, maternal and child health nutrition, advocacy, climate change adaptation, agribusiness development, and women’s empowerment. For each two-year cycle, 12 to 15 skilled and committed individuals are selected and placed at individual sites. The fellowship covers travel and provides a monthly stipend, housing allowances, and professional development funds. The next class of Leland Fellows will serve from fall 2021 to summer 2023. Applicatons for the upcoming class will be accepted from October 16, 2020 to January 11, 2021.

Margaret E. Mahoney Fellowship is administered by the New York Academy of Medicine. This award provides $4,500 stipends for outstanding medical, dental, public health, public policy, and graduate nursing students to conduct summer research projects on some aspect of health care delivery transformation for vulnerable populations and/or early childhood health and development, with an emphasis on policy implications. Fellows are required to commit to the entire 10-week period between June and August. Applications open in January.

Hope Babette Tang Humanism in Healthcare Essay Contest is for medical and nursing students to engage in reflective writing around a prompt or quote on the humanism in medicine. Three winners are selected, receive $1,000, and have their essays published in Academic Medicine and/or an appropriate nursing journal. The prompt will be distributed in February and the deadline will be in mid-March.

World Health Organization (WHO) Internship Programme offers placements at their headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, and other WHO regional offices. WHO offers a wide range of opportunities for students to gain insight in the technical and administrative programs of WHO. Internships are  six to 12 weeks. WHO internships are not paid; all costs for travel and accommodation are the responsibility of the intern candidate. Information about the application process is provided through links to each of the WHO internship program offices (headquarters, Africa, Americas, Europe, Eastern Mediterranean, Southeast Asia, Western Pacific).

Public health students

UMB's Department of Epidemiology and Public Health offers scholarship and awards to their students.

 

 

AAUW is one of the world’s largest sources of funding for graduate women, providing funded opportunities, fellowships, and grants to outstanding women and nonprofit organizations. Read about their fellowships and grants listed on their website. Opportunities are available to American and international candidates. Application processes open in August.

 

AAUW’s American Fellowships. Three types of fellowships are offered to support women scholars who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents: Dissertation Fellowships, Postdoctoral Research Leave Fellowships, and Short-term Research Publication grants.  Applications are open August 1 - November 1.

 

AAUW’s International Fellowships. This fellowship supports women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents and are conducting full-time study or research in the United States. Graduate students and postdoctoral students are eligible to apply. Aplications are open August 1 - November 15.

ASPPH/CDC Allan Rosenfield Global Health Fellowship Program is an outstanding training opportunity for recent graduates of public health masters or doctoral programs. The fellowship focuses on global health, HIV/AIDS, and global health security. Placements include CDC headquarters in Atlanta or in one of the 50 foreign countries where the CDC is working. The UM School of Medicine’s MPH program is an ASPPH member and its graduates are eligible to apply.

Child Family Health International (CFHI) offers more than 25 community-based global health education programs for students in nine countries (Argentina, Bolivia, Ecuador, Ghana, India, Mexico, Philippines, South Africa, Uganda, and Tanzania). Their programs can be searched by student type or by program. CFHI offers two-week intensive programs and four- to 16-week immersion programs with flexible start times. Costs of the programs vary by country, and multiple CFHI scholarships are available. In response due to the impact that COVID is having on global travel, CFHI is offering virtual opportunities.

Dr. James A. Ferguson Emerging Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program is a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)-funded nine-week summer program providing educational and professional development opportunities for fellows interested in infectious diseases research and health disparities. This provides a $4,000 stipend and other benefits. This opportunity is for medical, dental, pharmacy, veterinary, and public health graduate students. 2020 Fellowship Programs have been canceled due to COVID-19. Please check back for information about the 2021 cohurt

Global Health Corps offers year-long paid fellowships to work in a range of critical roles within partner organizations on the front lines of health equity in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, Zambia, and the United States. The fellowship focuses on leadership development and follows a partnership model in which all U.S. fellows are partnered with a fellow in their host country. An informational video is here. Due to COVID-19, Global Health Corps only placed a limited national fellows for the 2020-2021 cohurt.

The Benjamin H. Josephson, MD Fund. As a commitment to the continuation of Dr. Josephson's humanitarian work, this fund provides health care professionals with the financial resources necessary to deliver medical services to those in need throughout the world. Applications are accepted year-round.

Leland International Hunger Fellows Program is a unique two-year fellowship that combines significant field and policy work experience with cohort learning and professional development. The program focuses on alleviating hunger and poverty in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Fieldwork and policy development targets areas such as agriculture, maternal and child health nutrition, advocacy, climate change adaptation, agribusiness development, and women’s empowerment. For each two-year cycle, 12 to 15 skilled and committed individuals are selected and placed at individual sites. The fellowship covers travel and provides a monthly stipend, housing allowances, and professional development funds. The next class of Leland Fellows will serve from fall 2021 to summer 2023. Applicatons for the upcoming class will be accepted from October 16, 2020 to January 11, 2021.

Margaret E. Mahoney Fellowship is administered by the New York Academy of Medicine. This award provides $4,500 stipends for outstanding medical, dental, public health, public policy, and graduate nursing students to conduct summer research projects on some aspect of health care delivery transformation for vulnerable populations and/or early childhood health and development, with an emphasis on policy implications. Fellows are required to commit to the entire 10-week period between June and August. Applications open in January.

World Health Organization (WHO) Internship Programme offers placements at their headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, and other WHO regional offices. WHO offers a wide range of opportunities for students to gain insight in the technical and administrative programs of WHO. Internships are six to 12 weeks. WHO internships are not paid; all costs for travel and accommodation are the responsibility of the intern candidate. Information about the application process is provided through links to each of the WHO internship program offices (headquarters, Africa, Americas, Europe, Eastern Mediterranean, Southeast Asia, Western Pacific).

Law students

AAUW is one of the world’s largest sources of funding for graduate women, providing funded opportunities, fellowships, and grants to outstanding women and nonprofit organizations. Read about their fellowships and grants listed on their website. Opportunities are available to American and international candidates. 

AAUW's Selected Profession Fellowships. Fellowships in business, law, and medicine are open only to women from ethnic minority groups historically underrepresented in certain fields within the United States: Black/African-American, Mexican-American, Puerto Rican and other Hispanic, Native American/Alaska Native, and Asian-American/Pacific Islander. Other restrictions: Law (only for third year of study); Medicine (only for third or fourth year of study); Business administration (only second year of study). Applications open August 1 and due Decemeber 1.

AAUW’s American Fellowships. Three types of fellowships are offered to support women scholars who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents: Dissertation Fellowships, Postdoctoral Research Leave Fellowships, and Short-term Research Publication grants.  Applications are open August 1 - November 1.

AAUW’s International Fellowships. This fellowship supports women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents and are conducting full-time study or research in the United States. Graduate students and postdoctoral students are eligible to apply. Aplications are open August 1 - November 15.

Child Family Health International (CFHI) offers more than 25 community-based global health education programs for students in nine countries (Argentina, Bolivia, Ecuador, Ghana, India, Mexico, Philippines, South Africa, Uganda, and Tanzania). Their programs can be searched by student type or by program. CFHI offers two-week intensive programs and four- to 16-week immersion programs with flexible start times. Costs of the programs vary by country, and multiple CFHI scholarships are available.In response due to the impact that COVID is having on global travel, CFHI is offering virtual opportunities.

Global Health Corps offers year-long paid fellowships to work in a range of critical roles within partner organizations on the front lines of health equity in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, Zambia, and the United States. The fellowship focuses on leadership development and follows a partnership model in which all U.S. fellows are partnered with a fellow in their host country. An informational video is here. Due to COVID-19, Global Health Corps only placed a limited national fellows for the 2020-2021 cohurt. 

Leland International Hunger Fellows Program is a unique two-year fellowship that combines significant field and policy work experience with cohort learning and professional development. The program focuses on alleviating hunger and poverty in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Fieldwork and policy development targets areas such as agriculture, maternal and child health nutrition, advocacy, climate change adaptation, agribusiness development, and women’s empowerment. For each two-year cycle, 12 to 15 skilled and committed individuals are selected and placed at individual sites. The fellowship covers travel and provides a monthly stipend, housing allowances, and professional development funds. The next class of Leland Fellows will serve from fall 2021 to summer 2023. Applicatons for the upcoming class will be accepted from October 16, 2020 to January 11, 2021.

World Health Organization (WHO) Internship Programme offers placements at their headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, and other WHO regional offices. WHO offers a wide range of opportunities for students to gain insight in the technical and administrative programs of WHO. Internships are six to 12 weeks. WHO internships are not paid; all costs for travel and accommodation are the responsibility of the intern candidate. Information about the application process is provided through links to each of the WHO internship program offices (headquarters, Africa, Americas, Europe, Eastern Mediterranean, Southeast Asia, Western Pacific).

Social work students

AAUW is one of the world’s largest sources of funding for graduate women, providing funded opportunities, fellowships, and grants to outstanding women and nonprofit organizations. Read about their fellowships and grants listed on their website. Opportunities are available to American and international candidates. Application processes open in August.

AAUW’s American Fellowships. Three types of fellowships are offered to support women scholars who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents: Dissertation Fellowships, Postdoctoral Research Leave Fellowships, and Short-term Research Publication grants.  Applications are open August 1 - November 1.

AAUW’s International Fellowships. This fellowship supports women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents and are conducting full-time study or research in the United States. Graduate students and postdoctoral students are eligible to apply. Aplications are open August 1 - November 15.

Child Family Health International (CFHI) offers more than 25 community-based global health education programs for students in nine countries (Argentina, Bolivia, Ecuador, Ghana, India, Mexico, Philippines, South Africa, Uganda, and Tanzania). Their programs can be searched by student type or by program. CFHI offers two-week intensive programs and four- to 16-week immersion programs with flexible start times. Costs of the programs vary by country, and multiple CFHI scholarships are available.In response due to the impact that COVID is having on global travel, CFHI is offering virtual opportunities.

Global Health Corps offers year-long paid fellowships to work in a range of critical roles within partner organizations on the front lines of health equity in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, Zambia, and the United States. The fellowship focuses on leadership development and follows a partnership model in which all U.S. fellows are partnered with a fellow in their host country. An informational video is here. Due to COVID-19, Global Health Corps only placed a limited national fellows for the 2020-2021 cohurt. 

Leland International Hunger Fellows Program is a unique two-year fellowship that combines significant field and policy work experience with cohort learning and professional development. The program focuses on alleviating hunger and poverty in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Fieldwork and policy development targets areas such as agriculture, maternal and child health nutrition, advocacy, climate change adaptation, agribusiness development, and women’s empowerment. For each two-year cycle, 12 to 15 skilled and committed individuals are selected and placed at individual sites. The fellowship covers travel and provides a monthly stipend, housing allowances, and professional development funds. The next class of Leland Fellows will serve from fall 2021 to summer 2023. Applicatons for the upcoming class will be accepted from October 16, 2020 to January 11, 2021.

World Health Organization (WHO) Internship Programme offers placements at their headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, and other WHO regional offices. WHO offers a wide range of opportunities for students to gain insight in the technical and administrative programs of WHO. Internships are six to 12 weeks. WHO internships are not paid; all costs for travel and accommodation are the responsibility of the intern candidate. Information about the application process is provided through links to each of the WHO internship program offices (headquarters, Africa, Americas, Europe, Eastern Mediterranean, Southeast Asia, Western Pacific).