CFHI Global Health Intensive Scholarship

This scholarship is for professional development in global health through CFHI's 2-week Global Health Intensive Program. These are open to undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate trainees with an emphasis on trainees from LMIC/Global South seeking Global Health Education opportunities, South-South engagement, and perspectives of our US-based programming.

Eligibility: Any prospective participant who meets our general eligiblity requirements and intends to partake in a 2-week Global Health Intensive Program.

Additional selection criteria: Our selection committee takes many factors into consideration when choosing scholarship candidates. Scholarships are awarded to those who demonstrate a commitment to their communities and a genuine interest in global health. Preference may be given to:

  • Applicants of ethnicities underrepresented in CFHI programs

  • Applicants who demonstrate financial need

  • Applicants who have had limited opportunity to travel abroad

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)

Deadline for submission: May 1st, 2019

Scholarship Award: The student will be selected to receive a $500 USD award that will go toward the program fee for a CFHI Global Health Intensive program.


This scholarship is made available by Dr. Thomas Hall, a leader in global health issues that spent much of his life committed to improving the health of low-resource countries. Over the past 60 years, Hall both provided medical care to these areas and helped strengthen their health systems, applying best practices from around the world.


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Past Recipients:

Tesiah Coleman is a dual degree adult primary care and women's health nurse practitioner student at MGH Institute of Health Professions. Her background is in lactation counseling, and integrating racial justice into medical practice. Tesiah's experience has primarily been in reproductive justice in Black communities. She will be participating in the Maternal Child Health, HIV, and Realities of Health Access in Uganda program through Child Family Health International. She is looking forward to learning about reproductive justice in a global health setting. Tesiah is a National Health Service Corps scholar and plans to work in an underserved area upon her graduation in May, 2019.