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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: 2018 scholarship will be announced January!

Application and Requirements for 2017 Scholarship, click here.

Scholarship per project: $2,000

2017 Scholarship Recipients:
  • Erin Aldag (School of Medicine - MD) - Group B Streptococci Colonization in Pregnant Women  - Trifinio Region of  Guatemala
  • Stephanie Chamberlin (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences - PhD) - Measuring Empowerment Through Access:  Gendered experiences of HIV health care utilization related to education - Malawi
  • Kevin Forey (School of Medicine - MD, MBA) - Development and Implementation of Screening and Treatment Protocol for Moderate and Severe Acute Malnutrition in Pediatrics Population - Kisii and Nyamira, 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: 2018 scholarship will be announced January!

Application and Requirements for 2017 Scholarship, click here.

Scholarship per person: $1,000

2017 Scholarship Recipients:
  • Brian Adams (School of Medicine - MD) – Improving International Response to Emerging Pathogens Via Network Analysis – Geneva, Switzerland
  • Erin Blake (School of Medicine - MD) - Madres Sanas Nutritional Supplement Use Evaluation and Analysis – Trifinio Region of Guatemala
  • Jessie Geer (School of Public Health - MPH) - Time Series Analysis of Dengue, Chikungunya and Zika Incidence:  Forecasting Models Using Climate Variables as Predictors – Machala Ecuador
  • Laura Grau (School of Public Health - MPH)  Intervention Mapping Regarding Exclusive Breastfeeding Practices - Dhulikhel, Nepal
  • Vishnupriya Krishnan (School of Medicine - MD) - Intervention Mapping Regarding Exclusive Breastfeeding Practices – Dhulikhel Nepal
  • Ashley McWilliams (School of Public Health - MPH)  Madres Sanas Nutritional Supplement Use Evaluation and Analysis – Trifinio Region of Guatemala
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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: 2018 scholarship will be announced January!

    Application and Requirements for 2017 Scholarship, click here.

    Scholarship per project: $1,000+

    2017 Scholarship Recipients:
    • Andrei Gurau (School of Medicine - MD) - Intervention Mapping Regarding Exclusive Breastfeeding Practices – Dhulikhel, Nepal
    • Ryan Hirata (School of Medicine - MD) - Intervention Mapping Regarding Exclusive Breastfeeding Practices – Dhulikhel, Nepal
    •  Taylor Litz (School of Public Health - MPH) – The Effect of Village Health Workers on Common Causes of Death in Economically Productive Age Group – Melghat, India
    • Blake Snyder (School of Medicine - MD) - Cost-Effectiveness of Eye Screening Examinations for Non-Communicable Eye Disease in Resource Poor Settings – Thailand

 

    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).

    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 - 2018 scholarship will be announced January!

                                       Fall - September 18, 2017 (end of day)

    Application and Requirements for 2017 Scholarship, click here.

    Scholarship per person: $2,000

     

    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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