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NameLinkBrief DescriptionRequirementsRelevant YearsDeadlineLength
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Boren Fellowshiphttp://www.borenawards.org/boren_fellowship/thinking_of_applying.htmlBoren Fellowship applicants design their own programs and may combine domestic language study with overseas study or research. Study of a foreign language appropriate to the identified country or region must be an integral part of each application proposal.  Post-graduate degree, one year working for a federal government agencyMS1 (Summer), Gap YearJAN 31st, 201212 weeks and maximum of 24 months. Overseas programs can be no longer than one year.
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The CDC Experience Applied Epidemiology Fellowshiphttp://www.cdc.gov/CDCExperienceFellowship/Fellows are mentored by experienced CDC staff and learn through hands-on experience while working on a public health project in a developing country.MS2, MS3 (Gap Year)FEB 18th, 2011Year-long fellowship which starts in July.
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Fulbright Program for U.S Studentshttp://us.fulbrightonline.org/overview_program.htmlApplicants design their own programs, which may include: University coursework
Independent research
Professional training in the arts and other fields
A combination of these or other projects
Attendance at orientation programsGap YearOCT 17th, 2011Academic year in length—between 9 and 12 months. Beginning July 2012 and no later than March 2013.
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Albert Schweitzer Fellowshiphttp://www.schweitzerfellowship.org/features/lamb/Four senior medical students to spend three months working as Schweitzer Fellows at the Albert Schweitzer Hospital in Lambaréné, Gabon on clinical rotations. Fellows work as junior physicians, supervised by Schweitzer Hospital medical staff. Fellows generally spend the full rotation on either the Pediatrics or Medicine service.Students must have completed their third year, and fluency in French is required. Orientation in April.MS42012 deadline not yet released3 months: Two Fellows serve from May 1 - July 31 and two serve from August 1 - October 31. Dates are not flexible.
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Benjamin H. Kean Traveling Fellowship in Tropical Medicinehttp://www.astmh.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=ASTMH_Sponsored_Fellowships&Template=/CM/ContentDisplay.cfm&ContentID=2996Applicant must propose an elective in tropical medicine research or training in clinical tropical medicine, including at least one month at a site endemic for tropical communicable diseases, starting after June 1, 2012.Must start after June 1st and last at least 1 month in an endemic area, previous clinical experience in the same area will lead to the automatic decline of the applicationMS3, MS4March 1st, 2012Minimum 1 month, longer stays are given preference
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Forgarty International Clinical Research Scholars and Fellows Programhttp://www.fic.nih.gov/Programs/Pages/Scholars-Fellows.aspxThe Fogarty International Clinical Research Scholars and Fellows (FICRS-F) Program offers a one-year mentored clinical research training experience for doctoral students and post-doctoral candidates in health-related professions from U.S. and low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), as defined by the World Bank. All research training sites are established NIH-funded research sites in LMICs, especially in Africa, Asia and South America.Completion of one clinical year, attendance of orientation program at the beginning of the 1 year programGap Year after MS32012 deadline not yet available1 year
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CDC-Hubert Global Health Fellowship
http://www.cdc.gov/HubertFellowship/This fellowship provides third- and fourth-year medical and veterinary students with valuable public health experience in an international setting. The main focus of the fellowship is a 6- to 12-week field assignment. Fellows are mentored by experienced CDC staff and learn through hands-on experience while working on a public health project in a developing country.

medical or vetinary studentFor MS2 or MS32012-2013 info to be released in July 20116-12 weeks
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Howard Hughes Medical Fellows Research Programhttp://www.hhmi.org/grants/individuals/medfellows.htmlProgram supports a full year of biomedical research trainingenrolled in medical dental or vet school in US. Reserach fellowship may be conducted at any academic or non-profit in the US, except NIH. research can be conducted abroad if mentor is affiliated with U.S. institution.Anytime after M12012 not yet released1 year
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ISDA Medical Scholars Program
http://www.idsociety.org/content.aspx?id=1852An important part of IDSA’s mission is to promote the subspecialty of infectious diseases by attracting the best and brightest medical students to the field. To further this goal, the IDSA Education and Research Foundation offers scholarships to medical students in U.S. medical schools with mentorship by an IDSA member or fellow. It is the responsibility of IDSA members and fellows to identify and solicit interested students.

Students in any year of an accredited U.S. medical school are eligible for this award.
All MS2012 not yet releasednot listed
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MAP International Medical Fellowship http://www.map.org/what-we-do/map-fellows/The MAP International Medical Fellowship (formerly known as the MAP-Reader's Digest International Fellowship program (MAP-RDIF) encourages lifelong involvement in global health issues by providing selected medical students firsthand exposure in a Christian context to the health, social and cultural characteristics of a developing world community.

Fourth-year medical students at the time of their externship are eligible. Applications should be submitted during the academic year prior to travel.

sometime during MS4dealine is March 1at least 8 weeks
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Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellowship for Medical Studentshttp://www.ddcf.org/Medical-Research/Program-Strategies/Clinical-Research/Clinical-Research-Fellowship-for-Medical-Students/International-Opportunities/A total of 12 fellowships for medical students interested in conducting clinical research in developing countries. Schools offering fellowships are Columbia, Harvard, UNC, Yale, UPENN, and UCSF
Some schools have safety and research methodology courses that will be required. Check with the CRF school(s) to which you are applying. Gap Year after MS2 or MS3
January 12, 2011. 2012 not yet released1 year. See specific sites for details. 75% of the fellowship year would be spent overseas.
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Global Health Corpshttp://www.ghcorps.org/program/Fellows work with high-impact organizations in year-long paid positions.
During their fellowship year, fellows make a significant and measurable
contribution to the partner organization and the target population.
Be under age 30 at the time of application.
Gap Year after MS2 or MS3March 6th, 2011. 2012 not yet released13 months. Starts in July
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Volunteers in Asiahttp://www.viaprograms.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=9VIA's one-year positions allow individuals to volunteer with underserved institutions in Asia for an extended period of time.Funding!Gap YearNot yet released. Check website in late Fall1 year.
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National APAMSA Summer Research Fellowshiphttp://www.apamsa.orgAny site, $1500-2000, up to 3 awardsproject addresses questions related to the core mission of APAMSAsummer, primarily aimed at students finishing their MS1 year4/30/20111 summer
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Center for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia (CIDRZ) HIVCorps Fellowshiphttp://www.cidrz.org/fellowshipsLusaka/Zambia, $1500 monthly stipend, 10-12 monthsmedical, nursing or MPH students who are able to delay their studies for a yearMarch 5th1 year
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Sarnoff Cardiovascular Research Foundation Fellowship Programhttp://www.sarnofffoundation.org/program/information.cfmAny site, preceptor selected after application, $27500 stipend plus $7000 travel allowance, cardiovascular focusmedical students1 gap year1/12/20111 year
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Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Programwww.CLScholarship.orgCritical Language Scholarship (CLS) institutes provide fully-funded group-based intensive language instruction and structured cultural enrichment experiences for seven to ten weeks for U.S. citizen undergraduate, Master’s and Ph.D. students.
undergraduate, Master’s and Ph.D. students. med should be finesummer so after MS 1TBD7-10 weeks
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Study Scholarship DAADhttp://www.daad.org/page/gradstudy/index.v3pageStudy Scholarships provide highly qualified individuals with an opportunity to do independent study in Germany or to complete a full Master's degree program at a German university. Applicants in all academic fields are welcome to apply. For study in the fields of dentistry, medicine, pharmacy, or veterinary medicine, contact DAAD.Gap year either after MS 2 or MS 310 months
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Gates Cambridge Scholarships http://www.gatesscholar.org/Gates Cambridge Scholarships are awarded to outstanding students from outside the UK to study at the University of Cambridge.
The programme aims to build a global network of future leaders committed to improving the lives of others.
Completion of an advanced degree: PhD (three year research-only degree)
One year postgraduate course (e.g. MPhil, LLM, MASt, Diploma, MBA etc.)
MSc or MLitt (two year research-only degree) must be accepted to Cambridge through normal application
Gap year after either MS 2 or MS3Program specific
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United For Sight Global Impact Fellowshttp://www.uniteforsight.org/volunteer-abroad/who-volunteersFellows assist the eye clinic's staff in all aspects of the eye care programs. They take patient history, test visual acuity, observe the eye doctors providing exams and diagnosis, distribute medication and eyeglasses prescribed by the local eye doctors, provide eye health education in the villages and schools, and help with the coordination of patient surgeries. Fellows also have an opportunity to observe the surgeries provided at the eye clinic. Locations in Ghana, Honduras and India.Online training course, shadowing with an eye care professional before going, 500 pairs of reading or sunglasses to be donated, at least $1700 in fundraising to be donatedAny yearrolling7 days or more. Programs tend to run in 10 day increments.
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Luce Scholarshttp://www.hluce.org/lsprogram.aspxLuce Scholars gain new perspectives and cultural insights on their host countries through immersive living and working experiences in Asia. A professional placement is individually arranged for each Scholar on the basis of his or her professional interest, background, and qualifications. Placements can be made in the following countries or regions: Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam.The “Luce year” begins in late June with orientation in New York and San Francisco. Luce Scholars engage in intensive language study in Asia in July and August. Placements begin in September, and conclude with a wrap-up meeting in July of the following year.The program is unique among American-Asian exchanges in that it is intended for young leaders who have had limited experience of Asia and who might not otherwise have an opportunity in the normal course of their careers to come to know Asia. Those who already have significant experience in Asia or Asian studies are not eligible for the Luce Scholars Program. Must be under 30 during the time of the program.Gap yearUChicago deadline probably in OctoberSeptember to June
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Sauve Scholarshttp://www.sauvescholars.org/en/scholarsEach year, up to 14 remarkable young leaders are invited to come to Montreal for the academic calendar year. They live together in a beautifully restored mansion, enjoy unlimited access to McGill University’s academic programs and other resources – including lectures, conferences and events suited to the advancement of their individual professional and intellectual goals – while benefiting from the communal life and multi-faceted exchanges with their fellow Scholars.Must be between the age of 23 and 30. A minimum of 2-3 years of professional and/or work experience (paid or unpaid). Experience may include positions in a volunteer or internship capacity.Gap Year9 months (1 academic year)
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BOTUSA (Botswana-USA Partnership)http://www.cdc.gov/BOTUSA/TB-HIVResearch.htmBOTUSA has a medical student fellowship to provide third or fourth-year medical students the opportunity to participate in CDC research in Botswana, as well as gain experience with clinical medicine and culture in a developing country.MS3, MS4Not listed. Email for more info (cdcinfo@cdc.gov).not listed
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Overseas Assistance Grantshttp://www.amwa-doc.org/page3-15/OverseasAssistanceGrantsThe American Women's Hospitals Service (AWHS) provides small grants, up to $1,500, for assistance with transportation costs (airfare, train fare, etc.) connected with pursuing medical studies in an off-campus setting where the medically neglected will benefit.National AMWA student or resident member. Applicants should apply a minimum of four months prior to departure.MS2, MS3, MS4Rolling. At least 4 months prior to depaturenot listed
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Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholarshipshttp://www.rotary.org/en/StudentsAndYouth/EducationalPrograms/AmbassadorialScholarships/Pages/Howtoapply.aspxAcademic-Year Ambassadorial Scholarships provide a flat grant of US$27,000 for one academic year of study in another country. These awards are intended to help defray costs associated with round-trip transportation, tuition and other fees, room and board, and some educational supplies. Must attend at least one orientation seminar if offered in their district or region. Gap YearVaries by club. Confirm deadline with local club.1 year
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PAHO/WHO Internshiphttp://www.who.int/employment/internship/interns/en/index.htmlThe World Health Organization (WHO) as the leader in global public health issues is committed to building future leaders in public health. WHO's Internship Programme offers a wide range of opportunities for students to gain insight in the technical and administrative programmes of WHO. Unpaid. All travel and living costs must be paid by the student or sponsoring institution.Must be at least 20 years old and have a first degree relevant to the technical area of their internshipAny yearSummer Jan 31st, Winter September 306-12 weeks
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Interhealth South AmericaThe Interhealth South America study and service program is an integrated onsite introduction to Ecuadorian and South American primary, community, and public health and healthcare for North American medical students, and residents and practicing physicians.Different programs for different levels of previous Spanish ability. No previous medical Spanish requiredMS1 and MS4Not listed. Email for more info (dwedemeyer@pol.net)1 month
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