Global Health Resource Center (GHRC)

Here are community opportunities for award nominations, call for submissions, applications for funding and more.
Updated 11/19/19


GPSS travel grants applications for Early winter conferences (Feb 1 to Mar 14) are due January 10; 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,

Nominate an individual or a team of staff for the Distinguished Staff Award by Friday, November 22 by 5 p.m.

Submit your abstract for the 2020 Global Healthies Poster Competition and Networking fair by Monday, December 2.

Students are you interested in independent international travel? Apply for the 2020 Bonderman Fellowship. Applications are due 12 p.m. (noon), on January 13.

UW Nominations are now open for: Distinguished Teaching Award;  Excellence in Teaching Award; James D. Clowes Award for the Advancement of Learning Communities; Distinguished Teaching Award for Innovation with Technology. The deadline for nominations is Nov. 13. Any individual (current faculty, staff, students, and alumni) affiliated with the UW may nominate.

Nominate an exceptional leader for the Thorud Award: Take the time to recognize our outstanding leaders by nominating them for the David B. Thorud Leadership Award. Nominations can be made Oct. 21 to Dec. 6 on our award website. The award is open to all faculty, staff and academic personnel.

Graduate and doctoral students apply for the Latinx Scholars Graduate School Fellowship by December 8. This one-time award of $1500 will be dispersed in the Winter quarter.

Do you know a faculty member who excels at mentoring graduate students? Nominate them for the Marsha L. Landolt Graduate Mentor Award by Jan. 8. We are especially interested in generating a diverse group of nominations, including nominations of faculty members who are women, or from underrepresented minority groups, or with disabilities.   A single award, accompanied by $5,000 in discretionary funds that may be used to support the awardee’s scholarly activities, will be given and presented at the annual Awards of Excellence Ceremony in June 2020 in conjunction with other University-wide awards.

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.

Apply to DGH E-learning Classes: Introduction to Epidemiology in Global Health or Global Health Project Management. Applications due December 2.

Apply for the 2020 Public Health in Colombia Scholarship offered by Universidad de Los Andes in partnership with RedTree Study. Applications due Friday, December 13 12 p.m. CST.

Apply for the INSIGHT Summer Research Program for an eight week paid summer internship through UW's Harborview's Injury Prevention and Research Center (HIPRC). Applications due January 15, 2020.

Project Funding

The SCOPE fellowship offers funding(up to $6000) for a 3 - 6 month field experience in Gondar, Ethiopia. SCOPE is seeking graduate student applicants to support its research portfolio. Fellows will assist the University of Gondar study in the development and implementation of proejcts with direction from mentors in the College of Medicine and Health Sciences at the University of Gondar, the Department of Global Health at the University of Washington, and professionals on the SCOPE Board of Trustees. Applications are due December 3.