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


Submit your poster abstract for the Global Healthies Poster Competition by December 21. This poster competition will feature the work of UW DGH students and trainees, recognizing their outstanding achievements in research, education, and service in the field.   

Apply for the Global Mental Health Research Conference Travel Award. The conference will take place on April 8-9 2019 in Bethesda, Maryland. You must have a submitted abstract in order to be considered for this scholarship. Please express your interest in the scholarship no later than Dec 15, 2018 and notify us of your acceptance by Jan 10, 2019. Email to express interest and include the notice of receipt of a submitted abstract. Please follow up with a notice of accepted abstract by Jan 10th.

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.

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.

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

Submit your application for the SCOPE Graduate Student Fellowship Program by Sunday, December 30. The SCOPE fellowship offers funding for a 3-6 month field experience in Gondar, Ethiopia, to support the Faith Leaders Advocating for Maternal Empowerment (FLAME) project. 

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