Susan Hershey Memorial Scholarship for Virtual Learning

Child Family Health International has been impacting the perspective and Global Health expertise of trainees and young professionals for over 25 years. In alignment with our commitment to delivering the best global health programs, we are excited to present the CFHI Susan Hershey Memorial Scholarship for Virtual Learning. We will be giving out four $600 awards between May 2020 - May 2021.

This scholarship commemorates the life of Susan Hershey and supports students in accessing life-changing learning opportunities and cross-cultural engagement and connection at a time when international travel is not possible. Through virtual programs, students  can continue to develop leadership skills and advocacy expertise while nurturing humanism, empathy, civic engagement, and embrace of diversity. These are all values Susan held and would have wanted emphasized in our world and discourse.

Eligibility: Any current student enrolled in an undergraduate, post-bacc, graduate or post-graduate program. Applicant must be participating in a virtual CFHI program.

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)


  • Round 1: June 15, 2020
  • Round 2: August 15, 2020
  • Round 3: September 15, 2020
  • Round 4: December 1, 2020

Award Details: $600 award that will go toward the program fee for a virtual CFHI program taking place between May 2020 - May 2021.

Apply here!