Global South Leaders in Global Health Fellowship

This scholarship is for professional development in global health through CFHI's Global Health Immersion Programs.  It is open to student trainees and health professionals from LMIC/Global South seeking Global Health Education opportunities, South-South and intraregional engagement, and perspectives of our US-based programming.

Eligibility: To be eligible for the Global South Leaders in Global Health Fellowship position, applicants must ensure the following: 

  • Citizenship of and current residency in a country considered the Global South and recognized by the World Health Organization and World Bank as a Low or Lower-Middle Income Country (LMIC). Learn more about this classification and check LMIC status here
  • Acceptance in a CFHI Global Health Immersion 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 internationally

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: Rolling Applications, no set deadline. Reach out to moira@cfhi.org if you are interested in applying. 

Award Details: One student will be selected to receive a $1500 USD award that will go toward the program fee for a 4-week CFHI Global Health Education Program to be completed in 2019.


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