Office of Global Engagement

Call for Applications: Global Health Scholarship -- Fall deadline November 1, 2015

November 1, 2015

For detailed information on how to apply, visit the GHI website.

The Framework in Global Health provides funding to support global health scholarships for undergraduate students, medical students, residents, and fellows, and MPH and PhD graduate students. Successful applicants receive up to $3,500 to support global health research, service, and advocacy activities directly linked to Brown University faculty scholarly projects.

Global Health Scholars work on global health issues at foreign sites for a minimum of 8 weeks.

Upcoming Deadlines for Summer 2016 Travel 
November 1, 2015 
February 1, 2016

Eligibility Requirements

An applicant must:

  • have a demonstrated interest and/or have engaged in activities related to global health
  • have taken or propose to take academic courses in preparation for global health work
  • have a proposed plan for global health work with a scholarly activity related to research, service, or advocacy
  • describe the Brown University faculty mentoring for the proposed global health activity, and provide a required letter of support from the mentor.

Previous recipients of the Framework in Global Health Scholarship are not eligible to apply for a repeat award.

Application Materials
Please email all required documents to, subject line "Framework in Global Health Scholarship/Your Last Name" by Nov 1, 2015 at 5PM.
  • Complete the online application form
  • Project proposal (5 pages max) including the following sections: title, location, name of foreign institution, dates of study period, objective and specific aims, background and significance, methods or clinical rotation, data collection procedures, plan for data analysis, plan for dissemination, and a detailed budget.
  • Letter of Support from Faculty Mentor*.
  • Letter of Support from Host Advisor.
  • Current CV or resume. 

*Recommendation letters should be sent directly to the Program Coordinator either electronically or via interoffice mail in a sealed envelope.


For detailed information on how to apply, visit the GHI website.