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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 and University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus with 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: Next scholarship cycle will be announced January 2017

Application and Requirements for 2017 Scholarship, coming in 2017.

Scholarship per project: $2,000

2016 Scholarship Recipients:
  • Jakob Gamboa (School of Medicine - MD) - Using social media to increase preventative behaviors against arboviral disease:  a pilot study among teens - Dominican Republic
  • Katherine Sabourin (Colorado School of Public Health - PhD Epidemiology) - Detection of proteins related to transmission reducing immunity responses in malaria patients  - Kenya

 

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: Next scholarship cycle will be announced January 2017
Application and Requirements for 2017 Scholarship, coming in 2017.

Scholarship per person: $1,000

2016 Scholarship Recipients:
  • Travis Barlock (School of Medicine - MD) – Emergency care assessment tool - Cape Town, South Africa
  • Kara Blaisdell (School of Medicine - MD) - Exploring the intentions to exclusive breastfeeding - Dhulikhel, Nepal
  • Kyle  Buchwalder (School of Medicine - MD) - Pediatric HIV needs assessment of Hospital Roosevelt  - Guatemala City, Guatemala
  • Bijan Ghaffari (School of Medicine - MD) – Exploring the intentions to exclusive breastfeeding - Dhulikhel, Nepal
  • Joelle Takahashi (School of Medicine - MD) – Assessing integration of HIV services into child welfare clinics - Kisumu, Kenya 
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    Calvin L. Wilson Scholarship for Future Leaders in Global Health

    Dr. Calvin L. 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 Dr. Wilson inspired this scholarship so that 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: Next scholarship cycle will be announced January 2017
    Application and Requirements for 2017 Scholarship, coming in 2017.

    Scholarship per project: $1,000+

    2016 Scholarship Recipients:
    • Anowara Begum (Colorado School of Public Health - MPH Global Health Community and Behavioral Health) – Understanding biomass fuel (BMF) exposure characteristics using exposure modeling - Bangladesh, India
    • Reese Garcia (Colorado School of Public Health - MPH) – Increasing the effectiveness of mosquito-borne disease surveillance and control programs  - Machala, Ecuador

 

    Global Chest Initiatives (GCI) Scholarship

    GCI (www.globalchestinitiatives.org) is a registered charitable 501 c-3 charitable organization. Two scholarships at $1,000 each will be given each year to different students. The work will be a combination of both field work (doing a survey, epidemiology research) and hospital based (clinical, lab work).

    The fall scholarship has a requirement that the project be conducted in India at Christian Medical College (CMC) in Vellore, Tamilnadu, India (www.cmch-vellore.edu). This project will center on respiratory medicine, preferably related to Allergy, Asthma and COPD. Lodging and meals can be arranged with CMC during the planning process.

    The spring scholarship must be in a developing country but does not have to be in India. This project will center on respiratory medicine, preferably related to Allergy, Asthma and COPD. Location will be considered on a case by case basis.  

    Application Deadline: Spring - To Be Determined (end of day)

                                       Fall - September 9, 2016 (end of day)

    Application and Requirements for 2016 Scholarship, click here.

    Scholarship per person: $1,500

     

    Questions?  

    Contact Michelle Shiver, Administrator, Center for Global Health

    michelle.shiver@ucdenver.edu ​

Center for Global Health

13199 East Montview Boulevard, Suite 310
Mail Stop A090
Aurora, CO 80045


303.724.7430
globalhealth.ucdenver.edu

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