The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)’s Visiting Student Learning Opportunities (VSLO) program enables medical and public health students to pursue short-term learning opportunities in locations away from their home institutions. In 2024, this scholarship can only be used for a virtual program.

More about VSLO: 

Launched in January 2018, the VSLO program merged two existing visiting student programs: the Visiting Student Application Service (VSAS®) program that focused exclusively on U.S. domestic electives and the GHLO® program which focused on electives abroad. These electives include observerships, summer research programs, clinical opportunities, away rotations, away electives, clinical rotations and visiting opportunities. Program participants include medical and public health students and institutions in the U.S. and around the globe.

Offered by participating host institutions in the U.S. and around the world, elective opportunities are available in teaching hospitals, community clinics, and urban or rural sites and are open to preclinical, clinical, or final-year students, as determined by the host institution.


Any student currently enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate or post-graduate program who plans to participate in a virtual CFHI program in 2024 through VSLO. Student must also demonstrate a proven commitment to global health and accurately portray how a CFHI program will make them a better future physician or health professional.


Applicants need to upload the following:

Award Details

$975 award that will go toward the program fee of a virtual CFHI program taking place in 2024.


June 24th, 2024

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