Global Health Resource Center (GHRC)

Here are community opportunities for award nominations, call for submissions, applications for funding and more.


GPSS travel grants applications for Fall conferences (November 17 to January 31) are due October 31. UW Seattle graduate and professional students currently enrolled and in good academic standing may apply for this travel grant. Active participation at an academic conference is mandatory and proof of acceptance is required with this application.

Nominate a colleague for a Velji/CUGH Awards for Global Health Excellence award due October 31.

Nominate a global health issue you feel deserves urgent attention for the 2020 Untold Stories of Global Health Competition award due October 31.

Nominate an individual or a team of staff for the Distinguished Staff Award by Friday, November 22 by 5 p.m.

Courses, Conferences, and Workshops

Submit your abstracts for the 2019 STD and AIDS Research Symposium that will be held fon October 30 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., at UW South Lake Union Building C, Orin Smith Auditorium and rooms 123A&B. Submission deadline is October 9.

Submit your abstracts for the 2020 CUGH Conference "Global Health in a Time of Worldwide Political Change" that will be held from April 18 – 20, in Washington DC. Registration deadline is March 7, 2020 11:59 ET. Satellite Session Application due November 15. Satellite Meeting deadline is February 15, 2020.

Association of Pacific Rim Universities annual global health conference: This conference offers an outstanding opportunity to strengthen and develop collaborations with researchers around the Pacific, and to identify thesis opportunities for MPH students. The conference theme is urban health and the host is the University of Hong Kong, 17-20 Nov, 2019. 

Apply to DGH E-learning Classes: Introduction to Epidemiology in Global Health or Global Health Project Management. Applications due December 2.

Apply for the 2020 Public Health in Colombia Scholarship offered by Universidad de Los Andes in partnership with RedTree Study. Applications due Friday December 13 12 p.m. CST.

Project Funding

Call for applications: Global Innovation Fund 2019. Funding amount: up to $20,000 + department match. Submit your application - LOI due (if needed): October 1 by 5 p.m. Due to sponsor: November 1 by 4 p.m.

Request for Applications: NPGH Global Health Fellows Program is now accepting applications from individuals interested in conducting 12 months of research at our affiliated sites in low and middle-income countries. Trainees receive a stipend, research funds, are supported by mentors and US trainees receive travel to and from their research site and health insurance. Research sites: Cameroon, Ghana, India, Kenya, Liberia, Nepal, Peru, Thailand, Uganda. Applications due: November 1. More info: or

UW Study Abroad seeks proposals for faculty-led study abroad programs. Attend an information session to share ideas, discuss logistics, and develop a budget. Deadlines for 2020 - 2021 program proposals: Programs running in Early Fall 2020: October 31, 2019.

Provost Bridge Funding Program: The Provost's Office will provide bridge funding to support faculty to span the gap in critical research programs. Deadline: November 1.