Thirty-five outstanding UW Students Receive Global Travel Fellowships in 2018

The Department of Global Health awarded 35 international travel fellowships this spring to support the projects and research of graduate and professional students and medical residents at UW for the next academic year. Thirty-five students from varied disciplines across the University, including global health, nursing, epidemiology, medicine, anthropology, psychology, and pharmacy, will travel to  seventeen countries pursuing fieldwork experience.

30 Exceptional UW Students Receive Global Travel Fellowships

The Department of Global Health awarded 30 international travel fellowships this spring to support the projects and research of graduate and professional students and medical residents at UW for the next academic year. Students from varied disciplines across the University, including global health, social work, psychology, and pharmacy, will travel to 16 countries pursuing fieldwork experience. Projects range from implementing a harm-reduction program in Vietnam to developing evaluation tools for emergency medical and trauma response systems in sub-Saharan Africa.

Jorge "Coco" Alarcon: Landscape Architecture & Mosquito-Borne Diseases

Student:  Jorge “Coco” Alarcon

Program: Master of Landscape Architecture, Global Health Certificate
Fellowship: Thomas Francis, Jr. Global Health Fellowship
Project Title: Green Spaces and Infectious Diseases, Strategies for Mosquito Control in Spaces
Location: Iquitos, Peru

Getting this support really encourages me to push boundaries of design and science, to create my own path, and to promote health in my field of architecture and landscape architecture.

Department Selects 19 Graduate Students and Trainees to Receive Travel Awards

In May 2014, the Department of Global Health awarded fellowships to 19 outstanding students and medical residents. With support from one of these five programs they will travel to 10 countries to work on wide variety of projects addressing issues such as childhood cancer, TB, and mental health. The 2014-2015 fellowship recipients are listed below.

For more information on the fellowships, visit the Global Health Resource Center's Funding and Fieldwork page.