Skip to main content
Sign In

University of Colorado Denver

Center for Global Health | Colorado School of Public Health
 

Scholarships

Opportunities for Students in Global Health


Robinson Durst Scholarship

The Center for Global Health coordinates the scholarship that was founded by Professor Emeritus William Robinson, MD, PhD and Denver sculptor/ceramicist Peter Durst.  Since 1997, the scholarship has provided more than 50 health sciences graduate students from the University of Colorado Denver an opportunity to enjoy a culturally diverse clinical or research experience. Philosophically, the scholarship committee and its founders strongly believe in the long-lasting, positive value of global health endeavors in broadening personal and academic perspectives.

Application Deadline: March 24, 2014 (end of day).

Application and Requirements for 2014 Scholarship

Scholarship per project $2,000

2014 Scholarship Recipients:
  • Kathryn Dovel (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences - PhD)– Gender and the provision of HIV testing: Examining how models of care influence men’s use of testing services, Southern Malawi
  • Karen Hampanda (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences - PhD) - Gender, Power and Perinatal HIV, Urban Zambia
  • Paul Kim (School of Medicine - MD) – A retrospective analysis of causative factors of pediatric malnutrition, Banepa Region of Nepal 
Rotary Scholarship

Students for Global Health initiated the Scholarship in 2005 with financial backing from several Denver metropolitan area Rotary clubs. All graduate students in the health professions are eligible for the award, provided their proposed projects fits with the cores values of rotary, including fellowship, service, and ethical conduct. The Center administers the scholarship in close collaboration with Rotary leadership.

Application Deadline: March 24, 2014 (end of day).

Application and Requirements for 2014 Scholarship

Assessment Tool

Scholarship per person $900

2014 Scholarship Recipients:
  • Madeline Cole (School of Medicine - MD) – Responding to community needs: Development, implementation and evaluation of an enhanced WHO iMCi strategy for educating community health workers, Peruvian Amazon
  • Krista Eckhoff (School of Dental Medicine - DDS)– Establishing a collaboration: School of Dental Medicine, Southwest Guatemala
  • Ian Eisenhauer (School of Medicine - MD) – Empowering the community: Mapping water sources and sanitation concerns – Southwest Guatemala
  • Stephanie Gold (School of Medicine Resident in the Department of Family Medicine, Global Health Track) – Bedside teaching and precepting, Chiapas, Mexico
  • Karen Hampanda (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences - PhD) – Gender, Power and Perinatal HIV, Lusaka, Zambia
  • Paul Kim (School of Medicine - MD)- A retrospective analysis of causative factors of pediatric malnutrition, Banepa region of Nepal
  • Kimberly Psaltis (Colorado School of Public Health - MPH)– Malaria Prevention: Designing and planning educational outreach activities, monitoring and evaluation practices, Uganda, Africa
  • Kristin Schmid (School of Medicine - MD) – Improving survival outcomes through community CPR training programs, San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Haley Smith (School of Medicine - PA)– Assess stunting in pediatric malnutrition, Dhulikhel, Nepal
  • Rachel Wojcik (School of Medicine - MD) - A retrospective analysis of causative factors of pediatric malnutrition, Banepa region of Nepal  

 

Calvin L Wilson Scholarship for Future Leaders in Global Health

Dr Wilson, a physician whose career spans countries and cultures, served as director of the Center for Global Health from 2004 through 2010. The model and leadership of Calvin L Wilson, MD, has inspired this scholarship so that students from the University of Colorado and international students have an opportunity to engage in a culturally diverse clinical and/or research experience during their graduate training. Philosophically, this scholarship is grounded in a deep commitment to the long-lasting, positive value of international health care as it relates to broadening personal and academic perspectives. We are honored to be able to offer you the opportunity of this program scholarship. .

Application Deadline: March 24, 2014 (end of day).

Application and Requirements for 2014 Scholarship

Scholarship per project $1,000 

2014 Scholarship Recipients:
  • Kathryn Dovel (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences - PhD)– Gender and the provision of HIV testing: Examining how models of care influence men's use of testing services, Southern Malawi
  • Karen Hampanda (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences - PhD) – Gender, Power and Perinatal HIV, Urban Zambia
 

Questions?  

Contact Michelle Shiver, Administrator, Center for Global Health

michelle.shiver@ucdenver.edu

 
University of Colorado Denver

© The Regents of the University of Colorado, a body corporate. All rights reserved.

All trademarks are registered property of the University. Used by permission only.