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


Submit a nomination for the Distinguished Staff Award by Friday, November 16 at 5 p.m. This award acknowledges staff members whose widespread impact betters our University and those it serves. You can nominate an individual or a team of up to eight staff members for this award. 

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

Exploring Racism and Privilege Workshop.Through small group discussions and reflection exercises, participants will explore their own positions of privilege and how they can better dismantle their privilege in pursuit of greater social justices and equity in their professional and personal lives. 10/19/18

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

CATALyST K12 Scholar Program: will train qualified early-career investigators in innovative methods of LHS science and patient-centered outcomes methodology. First letters of intent to apply are due by Oct 12.

NPGH Global Health Fellows Program, Applications due: 11/15/18, Program: Global Health Fellows & Scholars, Research sites in Thailand, India, Uganda, Kenya, Cameroon, Ghana, Peru, Email for more information

NIH Prevention of HPV-related Cancers in HIV-infected individuals: United States-Latin American-Caribbean. Award amount: $7,500,000, OR internal deadline: 10/4/18, OSP deadline: 11/7/18, Sponsor deadline: 11/15/18

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

Adolescent Transition to Adult Care for HIV-infected Adolescents in Kenya (ATTACH): Policy maker perspectives on adolescent HIV in Kenya. The goal of this specific project will be to analyze recently collected data from up to 25 in-depth interviews with policy makers in Kenya. Interviews collected information on adolescent HIV treatment and care policies and practices, views on challenges, tools and opportunities for facilitating transition from pediatric or child-centered care to independent or adult care systems for adolescents, and general processes for guideline development and policy implementation.Interested students can send their resumes to Kate Pfizenmaier, Global WACh Program Manager (