Global Health Resource Center (GHRC)

Here are community opportunities for award nominations, call for submissions, applications for funding and more.
Updated 12/11/19


GPSS travel grants applications for Early winter conferences (Feb 1 to Mar 14) are due January 10; Winter Conferences (Mar 15 to April 24) are due February 21; Spring Conferences (Apr 25 to Jun 5) are due April  3; Summer conferences (June 6 to Aug 31) are due May15.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.

Apply for the Department of Global Health Student Conference Travel Award. In order to be eligible you must be a current DGH MPH or PhD full time student and have an accepted abstract or invitation to present a paper, poster, or participate as a speaker or panelist in the conference for which you are  requesting funds. Maximum of $300 for regional/domestic conference; $500 for international conference. Applications for travel between April 1 and June 30 are due February 10. Applications for travel between October 1 and December 31 are due August 15. Submit your applications to Daren Wade,

Submit your abstract for the 2020 Global Healthies Poster Competition and Networking fair by Friday, December 13.

Students are you interested in independent international travel? Apply for the 2020 Bonderman Fellowship. Applications are due 12 p.m. (noon), on January 13.

Apply for the SCOPE graduate student Fellowship Program. Applications are due Tuesday January 14. Please contact Kate Pfizenmaier with any questions regarding the application at 

Do you know a faculty member who excels at mentoring graduate students? Nominate them for the Marsha L. Landolt Graduate Mentor Award by Jan. 8. We are especially interested in generating a diverse group of nominations, including nominations of faculty members who are women, or from underrepresented minority groups, or with disabilities.   A single award, accompanied by $5,000 in discretionary funds that may be used to support the awardee’s scholarly activities, will be given and presented at the annual Awards of Excellence Ceremony in June 2020 in conjunction with other University-wide awards.

International Research and Study Fellowship applications are due Monday, January 27, 2020. Successful applicants are awarded either a Chester Fritz Fellowship or a Boeing International Fellowship.  The fellowships are available to fund research and/or study periods of one quarter (three full months) abroad during the 2020-2021 year (Autumn 2020- Summer 2021). 

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. Registration deadline is March 7, 2020 11:59 ET. Satellite Session Application due November 15. Satellite Meeting deadline is February 15, 2020.

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.

Apply for the INSIGHT Summer Research Program for an eight week paid summer internship through UW's Harborview's Injury Prevention and Research Center (HIPRC). Applications due January 15, 2020.

Competition/Project Funding

The Hollomon Health Innovation Challenge encourages innovative solutions for big problems the world faces today related to health. Student teams who enter their idea to the HIC will gain connections to industry experts by sharing the vision for their product with an audience of over 100 judges Entry Deadline: Monday, February 10, 2020. Competition Date: Thursday, March 5, 2020.

CUGH is launching the State Technical Advisory Team (STAT) and are seeking scientists who are interested in connecting with their state representatives to bridge the gap between academia and policymakers, strengthen support for US investments and leadership in global health and increase the use of research findings in policy development.