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.

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:

Project Funding

Students: Do you have a desire to work in the public health or development sector? Apply to be a Public Health Fellow at The Oda Foundation. You will be assisting in the coordination of preventative healthcare programs such as: youth group sessions, women’s circles, and student and community workshops, using your own knowledge and online resources to identify relevant and needed curriculum for staff and community workshops, assisting with data collection. Application Deadline May 15.

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.