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 Spring and Summer conferences (June 5 to August 31) are due May 15. 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.

REACH Awards: Nominate a global health alum or student for this award - “From boots-on-the-ground innovators to local community health workers, the REACH Awards aim to celebrate critical contributions from those on the front lines of disease elimination.”

Courses, Conferences, and Workshops

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. Submission deadline is August 25, 2019, 11:59 ET.

Register for the 14th Summer Institute on Migration and Global Health which will be held July 10 – 13 in Oakland & Berkeley CA. The four-day course includes a combination of lectures, workshops, poster sessions, and field trips, to offer an exceptional opportunity not only to learn but also to create professional networks. Live streaming option available for remote participation during the plenary session days (July 10–12). Registration Deadline: July 1

Are you interesting in closing the research to practice gap in global health? Submit your application for the Fundamentals of Implementation Science in Global Health by Wednesday, May 15. The course will be held August 26  – 30, at the University of Washington in Seattle. The course will be of interest to researchers, policy makers, funders, and practitioners working in low and middle income settings.    

GH537 focuses on advanced non-randomized (quasi-experimental) designs for evaluating the effects of programs, policies, implementation strategies, or interventions. The course is looking for datasets that use a quasi-experimental design / analytical techniques that might want PhD students taking this course to analyze. You would get free support on conducting the analyses, and potentially could partner with a few PhD students to get out a peer-reviewed paper. More info:

The 2nd Annual Seminar of Global TB/HIV Research will be August 2, 8am-4:30pm in Orin Smith Auditorium. Led by the UW’s Tuberculosis Research and Training Center (TRTC), this seminar is intended for students, trainees, and experienced investigators who are new to the TB field. Registration is free; more information.

Project Funding

Call for PhD postdoc applications for the STD & AIDS Training Grant : The STD & AIDS Training Grant is seeking applications for PhD postdoctoral trainees working on STD/HIV research. Application deadline is July 22. Program Director: Sheila A. Lukehart.

New Competition for a $100 Million Grant: MacArthur is launching 100&Change, our competition for a single $100 million grant to help solve one of the world’s most critical social challenges. Interested parties are encouraged to work with their unit fundraisers on submissions: and  The online portal will be open April 30 to August 6. Please contact Foundation Relations’ Senior Director Kim Johnson-Bogart,,  if you have any questions.

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.