CGH Funding Opportunities for UVa Students

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CGH Funding Opportunities for UVa Students

The Center for Global Health offers an array of scholar programs designed to support UVa students from diverse disciplines who conduct independent research related to global health.

Current programs are available to University of Virginia students from all disciplines and in all schools across Grounds. Award programs encourage student and faculty partnership, peer mentoring, and engagement with multiple institutions, NGOs, and service organizations. Past CGH Scholars have included students from the College of Arts and Sciences and the Schools of Engineering, Medicine, Nursing and Commerce.

We encourage all students to consider pursuing independent inquiry which incorporates research, service, and academics.

Center for Global Health - University Scholar Awards
Available to undergraduate, graduate, or professional students who engage faculty mentors in multidisciplinary approaches to global health in an international setting. Application deadline: 7 December 2012.

Pfizer Initiative in International Health - Center for Global Health Scholar Award in Infectious Disease
Available to undergraduate and graduate students, medical and nursing students who develop hypothesis-driven, rigorous research on infectious disease in developing countries. Application deadline: 7 December 2012.

The Dean's Center for Global Health Award in Medicine
Available to 4th year medical students pursuing international clinical or research rotations during their final year of medical school. Application deadline: March - during your third year of medical school.

The CGH is proud to partner wtih the UVA Medical Alumni Association and Medical School Foundation in support of international experiences for medical students. Based on generous support from medical alumni and friends, the MAA helps to fund several student rotations annually. All awards are coordinated through the CGH.    

Multiple additional funding opportunities for undergraduate students and for 4th year medical students from independent or foundation sources or from other UVa organizations are available. Please review the resources; CGH faculty may serve as mentors.

For further information, please contact:

Center for Global Health
University of Virginia
PO Box 800822