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Global Health Field Research Award:
How to Apply


Program: The Global Health Field Research Award (GHFRA) is a student fellowship that supports research experience in the U.S. or abroad to address global health issues. Awardees will receive a $3,500 grant. 

To apply, students must identify a project and a researcher willing to include them within one of their existing projects. Applicants planning to undertake a project involving human subjects research activities must have approval from the IRB. 

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Additional Details: All potential applicants are instructed to read the GHFRA Announcement as it is the official guidance for the program.

Application Instructions: Students should review their self-initiated projects in detail. Applicants must complete the following:

Upload the following forms here: GHFRA Application Upload
   1. Completed Application/Commitment Form
   2. Project Narrative prepared in the format outlined in the Announcement
   3. Unofficial Academic Transcript

Then send the following to Anna Kalbarczyk 
1. Signed recommendations
          * Primary faculty advisor
* Second recommendation
   2. Signed In-Country Host letter

Please do not submit hard copies. 

Application Deadline: The 2015 applications will be due March 01 (11:59 PM, EST). Signed recommendations and host letter are required on the due date. 

>> Global Health Field Research Award Announcement (PDF document)
>> Application Form (fillable Word form)
>> Narrative Form (Word document)
>> Example In-Country Host Letter (PDF document)
>> Recommendation Form (Word document)
>> Checklist (Word document)

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