Here are community opportunities for award nominations, call for submissions, applications for funding and more.
Updated 1/16/20


GPSS travel grants applications for 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,

UW & UBC Collaborative Research Mobility Award. Deadline Feb. 10.

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.

Academic Pediatric Association is accepting abstracts for the Global Health Research Award. The winner will be invited to present their research at the 2020 Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting in Philadelphia, PA, April 29-May 6, 2020.

iQ Health is now accepting applications for oral presentations, workshops, panels, and poster presentations that address the health and well-being of LGBTQTSIA+ communities for the upcoming Transforming Queer Health Conference. Submissions are due on February 2, 2020. Confirmations of proposals will be sent out on March 2, 2020.

Submit your application for the UW Department of Global Health and the Center for AIDS and STD Research 28th Annual Principles of STD/HIV Research Course which will be held July 20  – July 30th, at the University of Washington in Seattle. Scholarship application deadline: March 15. General application deadline: April 10

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.

Apply for the PHI/CDC Global Health Fellowship Program. PHI/CDC Global Health Felloship Program offers recent global and public health graduates from CEPH-accredited schools and programs the opportunity to work with leading CDC experts to apply academic knowledge to real world situations. Applications due January 22 at 12 p.m. PST.