AMWA Global Health Scholarship

In alignment with our commitment to delivering the best global health programs, we have specific awards available for members of the American Medical Women's Association. We give away 1-$1000 award annually.

AMWA - American Medical Women's Association is the oldest multispecialty organization dedicated to advancing women in medicine and improving women’s health. AMWA membership is comprised of physicians, residents, medical students, pre-medical students, health care professionals, and supporters.

More about AMWA: 

AMWA is an organization of women physicians, medical students and other persons dedicated to serving as the unique voice for women’s health and the advancement of women in medicine. The organization was founded by Dr. Bertha VanHoosen in 1915 in Chicago, at a time when women physicians were an under-represented minority.

As women in medicine increase in numbers, new problems and issues arise that were not anticipated. AMWA has been addressing these issues for 95 years. AMWA is an organization which functions at the local, national, and international level to advance women in medicine and improve women’s health. AMWA empowers women to lead in improving health for all within a model that reflects the unique perspective of women.

Deadline for submission: December 1st, 2018 for programs Febrary 1st, 2019 to May 31, 2019.

Award Details: The student will be selected to receive a $1000 award that will go toward the program fee for a CFHI Global Health Education Program. See all program options here

How to apply: Applicants will be asked to upload the following:

1. Scholarship essay

2. Letter of recommendation (professional or academic)

3. Personal CV (Curriculum Vitae)

Selection Criteria:

  • Student currently enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate or post-graduate program
  • Student must be an AMWA member

Apply here!