2012 CGH and Pfizer Initiative Scholar Application Information
Please comply with all deadlines and requirements.
These instructions, deadlines and requirements apply to the
2012 Center for Global Health-University Scholar
2012 Pfizer Initiative in International Health Research Award in Infectious Disease
September / October 2011
Develop project outline with CGH staff and faculty mentor. Students can work at an established UVa collaborative research site or at an independent site abroad.
Develop contact with on-site mentors. Your host-country mentor may need to complete UVa IRB training and assist you with obtaining host country IRB approval.
Refine your hypothesis, methodology and general planning.
DEADLINE: 1 December 2011
Complete the International Studies Office Student Projects Abroad Online Questionnaire. This is a standardized instrument application applicable to all student awards related to international research or service. The intention is to foster preparation through site assessment, preparatory workshops and travel registration with the University. Please cc firstname.lastname@example.org when sending your completion certificate to the ISO.
DEADLINE: 16 December 2011
Please click on the links below to access applications:
INTERVIEWS: 20 January 2012
Brief interviews with scholar applicants is part of the selection process for the CGH University Scholar Award. The selection committee interviews will be held in the UVa Corner Building office on the afternoon of Friday 20 January. The interview schedule will be announced as soon as possible.
AWARDS ANNOUNED: 3 February 2012
All Scholar Awards announced.
ORIENTATION: 24 February 2012/5-7PM @ International Studies Office
Required Pre-Departure Orientation for all student awards involving international work
DEADLINE: 1 April 2012
Complete Studio Abroad Waiver and Liability forms due to the International Studies
Obtain all required vaccines at UVa student health.
Obtain health insurance for traveling abroad and medical evacuation insurance.
Submit a final report on your work. We ask that all scholars submit a brief one page report immediately upon return and that all students present a poster or oral presentation at the CGH Fall Research Symposium.
Please be aware that you are responsible for complying with all applicable policies and procedures for the International Studies Office, the Institutional Review Boards, the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee and the Institutional Biosafety Committee. Funds will not be issued until all requirements are completed.
Please note that UVa students traveling abroad cannot travel to
countries with US
Department of State Travel Warnings and receive any UVa support
(monetary or otherwise) or academic credit.
Please note that CGH/PIIH can only fund medical students for research which occurs under pre-existing HSR IRB protocols OR research will falls under SBS IRB purview.