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


The UW Diabetes Research Center (DRC) is soliciting applications for Pilot & Feasibility, and Stroum Graduate Fellowship Awards. The calls are attached and also available at the DRC website: Letters of intent and reviewer nomination forms must be uploaded on the website, using the forms available online, and are due by January 04, 2019.  The deadline for full applications is February 20, 2019.

The UW/Fred Hutch CFAR Developmental Core is pleased to announce a second round of this year's Investment of Catalytic Funds to Access Resources Awards (iCFAR), a CFAR Core services voucher mechanism. The purpose of this new award program is to provide enhanced support for short-term innovative HIV-related pilot projects that leverage existing CFAR services, data, and/or specimens, and will likely generate sufficient data for subsequent applications for future research funding. Applications are due Wednesday, February 27, 2019.

GPSS travel grants applications for winter quarter conferences (March 13 to April 23) are due February 20. Early Spring for(conferences Apr 24 to June 4) are due April 3. 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.

Conferences and Workshops

Calls for Abstracts, Panels, Satellite Sessions, Awards, Bursaries, Competitions: 2019 CUGH Conference on “Translation and Implementation for Impact in Global Health,” Hilton Chicago Hotel, 3/8 to 3/10/19

Call for abstracts for the Houston Global Health Collaborative 7th Annual Global Health Conference "Unlimited", Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX on March 8-9, 2019. Abstract submissions are due February 7, 2019.

Call for abstracts for UW 1st Annual Interprofessional LGBTQ Health Conference at UW South Campus Center on April 6, 2019. Abstract submissions are due January 19, 2019.

Call for abstracts for The Graduate and Professional Students Senate (GPSS) on April 19 in the HUB from all departments. are called to submit abstracts. Abstracts are due February 20, 2019.

Project Funding

Seeking African American/Black and Latino/a medical students interested in HIV Vaccine Research. The HIV Vaccine Trials Network, in collaboration with the National Institute of Mental Health and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, is investing in a young generation of HIV prevention researchers by providing African-American and Latinx medical students with opportunities to conduct independent research while receiving mentoring, project and salary funding, training, and professional development opportunities Applications can be found here. Deadline: January 8, 2019

National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program, Award amount: $3,000,000, OR internal deadline: 10/25/18, OSP deadline: 11/28/18, Required LOI due to sponsor: 12/6/18, Sponsor deadline: 2/6/19

Aga Khan University Internship applications due January 14 for summer 2019 postings. There are 25 different internships available in this round of applications in the countries of Kenya, Mozambique, Pakistan, Tanzania, and Uganda. Selected interns will receive monthly living stipend, shared accommodation (furnished apartments) and reimbursement of pre-arrival medical check-ups and internship visa cost. Please note that the selected intern will be responsible for purchasing their return ticket, travel, and health insurance.

The FLAS Fellowship is available to current and incoming UW students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents.  It is available to students who will study one of the listed foreign languages at the intermediate or advanced level while receiving the fellowship. Applications due January 31, 2019 at 5 p.m. PST.

InterAction Nepal is an immersive, interdisciplinary study abroad program offered with the support of the UW Department of Landscape Architecture, Jackson School of International Studies Nepal Studies Initiative and Department of Global Health. You will work with local students and residents of an underserved community to design and construct a small-scale intervention in community infrastructure and evaluate project impacts on human and environmental health. You will also have the opportunity to pursue your own research interests through independent study. Application due February 15.