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


GPSS travel grants applications for 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.

Health & Climate Change Photo Contest: Are you passionate about photography and climate change? Show us what you got.To apply to the competition, you will have to complete your application through our platform. Application Deadline April 13.

Nominate a staff member for the DGH Outstanding Staff Award to recognize a current staff member who shows the kind dedication that made Ken Anderson such a wonderful role model. Nominations due April 12 by 5 p.m. 

The Committee on Minority Faculty Advancement (CMFA) is currently accepting nominations for the Minority Faculty Mentoring Award. The award highlights the achievements of senior faculty (professor or associate professor) in mentoring underrepresented faculty and trainees.  Please submit a one-page nomination letter directly to Nora Coronado @ . Nomination deadline April 19.

Population Health Conference Travel awards are available to further students' academic, research, or professional goals as they strive to become the next generation of leaders in population health. In order to apply, an applicant must be nominated by a faculty member. Application deadline April 26.

Courses, Conferences, and Workshops

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.

Submit your application for the UW Department of Global Health and the Center for AIDS and STD 27th Annual Principles of STD/HIV Research Course which will be held July 22 - August 1, at the University of Washington in Seattle. General Application Deadline: April 12. Scholarship application deadline: March 15.

Register for the 15th Annual Western Regional Global Health Conference "Criminalization of the Body: Life, Law and Liberation" that will be held at Western Washington University in Bellingham, WA on April 26-28, 2019.

Register for the 14th Summer Institute on Migration and Global Health which will be held July 10 - 13 in Oakland & Berkeley CA. The four-day course includes a combination of lectures, workshops, poster sessions, and field trips, to offer an exceptional opportunity not only to learn but also to create professional networks. Live streaming option available for remote participation during the plenary session days (July 10-12). Registration Deadline: July 1

Project Funding

2019 Peter T. Johnson Fund for Latin American and Caribbean Studies. Awards range from $500 - $1000. Undergraduate students in any Latin America and Caribbean related courses. Funds to support costs related to travel, research ansd scholarly or conference presentations related to Latin America and/or the Caribbean. Application due April 30, 5 p.m. PST.