UC San Diego Global Health Institute (GHI) Student Field Experience Travel Funds Application
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Eligible Applicants: Undergraduate, Graduate, EAP, & Professional Students

Requirements: Students must be enrolled during the coverage of the funds, with minimum 3.2 GPA and/or Good Academic Standing. Max. Funds: $2,000/student.

Instructions: Must complete the application form below. International Field experiences will be given highest priority, but projects based in the US that have relevance to global health will also be considered.

Background: The Global Health Institute has created a travel fund designed to support degree-seeking UC San Diego students who plan to participate in a GLOBAL HEALTH RELATED field experience program. The funds provide critical assistance to students, and help to increase opportunities for students to study, undertake internships, and conduct research projects. Priority will be given to students whose field experience travel is necessary to fulfill degree requirements either in the US or abroad. This field experience opportunity increases exposure to other cultures and understanding and productively intervening in processes of health, illness, and healing across the globe. Funds proposed in the US should have a clear global health focus.

Funding up to $2,000/person to assist current students with domestic and/or international field experience expenses, available as stipends for summer travel, and reimbursement for travel during the academic year. Expenses from past travel may be reimbursed with these funds as long as the trip took place in 2018. Awardees will be asked to present their research poster/report at a global health conference such as the Horizons of Global Health Research Symposium and Field Experience Expo, Undergraduate Research Conference, Drinks and Dissertations: a graduate research symposium, or other similar forum appropriate to class level.

DUE DATE: March 31st, 2018

Kind Regards,
Steffanie Strathdee, PhD, Director, UCSD Global Health Institute
Thomas Csordas, PhD, Co-Director, UCSD Global Health Institute
Joshua Graff Zivin, PhD, Co-Director, UCSD Global Health Institute
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