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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: March 18, 2019 (end of day)

Application and Requirements for 2019 Scholarship will be posted early 2019.

Scholarship per project: $2,000

2018 Scholarship Recipients:
  • McKinzie Gales (Colorado School of Public Health - MPH) - Evaluating facilitators and barriers to ART adherence and retention in HIV care among Kenyan women who experienced adverse pregnancy outcomes - Kisumu, Kenya
  • Ian Lawrence (School of Medicine - MD) - Antenatal exposures and non-communicable disease (ANDES):   Building research capacity to identify and treat causes of NCD - La Paz, Bolivia
  • Valerie Poole (Colorado School of Public Health - MPH) - A study of risk factors for virologic failure in HIV-positive pregnant and postnatal women receiving antiretroviral therapy:    A case-control study - Kisumu, Kenya
  • Jennifer Robinson (School of Medicine - MD) - Optimizing viral load suppression in Kenyan children on antiretroviral therapy (Opt4Kids) - Kisumu, 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: March 18, 2019 (end of day)

Application and Requirements for 2019 Scholarship will be posted early 2019.

Scholarship per person: $1,000 

2018 Scholarship Recipients:
  • Yaa Asare (School of Medicine - MD) – Improving exclusive breastfeeding education at the Dhulikhel Hospital, a quality improvement project – Dhulikhel, Kavre District, Nepal
  • Alla Balabanova (School of Medicine - MD) - Improving exclusive breastfeeding education at the Dhulikhel Hospital, a quality improvement project – Dhulikhel, Kavre District, Nepal
  • Yuli Chen  (Colorado School of Public Health - MPH) - The effect of cervical cancer screening on the incidence rate of invasive cervical cancer in HIV-positive women - Lusaka, Zambia
  • Sanju Garimella (School of Medicine - MD) - World Health Organization's Country Capacity Survey Analysis - Geneva Switzerland
  • Katie Guthmiller (Colorado School of Public Health - MPH) - Internship with the WHO Working on Breastfeeding Projects - Geneva Switzerland
  • Matthew Masur (School of Medicine - MD) - Improving exclusive breastfeeding education at the Dhulikhel Hospital, a quality improvement project – Dhulikhel, Kavre District, Nepal
  • Gabriela Reyes (Colorado School of Public Health - MPH) - Water Cleanliness - Trifinio Region of Guatemala
  • Samantha Sharrar (College of Engineering and Applied Science - BS) - Water Filter - Trifinio Region of Guatemala
  • Hillary Smith (Colorado School of Public Health - MPH) - Development of a strategic action plan to promote HIV awareness and prevention in East Africa - Uganda
  • Amanda Tyler (Colorado School of Public Health - MPH) - Uganda Village Project - Uganda, Africa
  • Margaret Webster (Child Health Associate, Physician Assistant) - Improving exclusive breastfeeding education at the Dhulikhel Hospital, a quality improvement project – Dhulikhel, Kavre District, Nepal

 

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: March 18, 2019 (end of day)

Application and Requirements for 2019 Scholarship will be posted early 2019.

Scholarship per project: $1,000+

2018 Scholarship Recipients:
  • Kira Elsbernd (Colorado School of Public Health - MPH) - Health outcomes of HIV-exposed, uninfected infants - Kisumu, Kenya

 

Global Chest Initiatives (GCI) Scholarship

GCI (www.globalchestinitiatives.org) is a registered charitable 501 c-3 charitable organization. Two scholarships at $2,000 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).

Application Deadline: March 18, 2019 (end of day)                                        

Application and Requirements for 2018 Scholarship, click here.

Scholarship per person: $2,000

 

Questions?  

Contact Molly Moss, Program Coordinator, Center for Global Health

molly.moss@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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