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$1000 Scholarhip for away rotations at Univ of Utah School of Medicine- Medical Students- Deadline open

October 27, 2015

The Office of Health Equity and Inclusion at the University of Utah Health Sciences is offering $1000. stipends to underrepresented students seeking an away rotation at the University of Utah School of Medicine. Applicants should send a paragraph of interest that denotes career goals, specialty elective sought, and desired elective dates. Applications will be reviewed and awards issued as requests are received. Early applications are encouraged as funds are limited.Please forward questions to:

Ana Maria Lopez, MD, MPH, FACP

Associate Vice President for Health Equity and Inclusion,

University of Utah Health Sciences Center

Director of Cancer Health Equity, Huntsman Cancer Institute

Professor of Medicine, University of Utah School of Medicine

HSEB Suite 5515

26 South 2000 East

Salt Lake City, UT 84112

(801)585-1763

Fax (801)581-3338

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2014 CDC Public Health Opportunities- Undergrad Graduate students- Deadline variable

January 30, 2014

Whether you are looking for a summer internship or a year-long fellowship, these programs provide valuable exposure to a wide range of public health opportunities. Jump Start Your Future – Apply Today!

CDC’s Office of Minority Health and Health Equity (OMHHE) supports internship opportunities for qualified undergraduate and graduate students to gain meaningful experiences in public health settings. Whether you are looking for a summer internship or a year-long fellowship, the following programs provide valuable exposure to a wide range of public health opportunities.

Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program- Deadline depends on site- Undergraduate

January 29, 2014
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The Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program supports active research participation by undergraduate students in any of the areas of research funded by the National Science Foundation. REU projects involve students in meaningful ways in ongoing research programs or in research projects specifically designed for the REU program.

NSF funds a large number of research opportunities for undergraduate students through its REU Sites program. An REU Site consists of a group of ten or so undergraduates who work in the research programs of the host institution. Each student is associated with a specific research project, where he/she works closely with the faculty and other researchers. Students are granted stipends and, in many cases, assistance with housing and travel. Undergraduate students supported with NSF funds must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States or its possessions. An REU Site may be at either a US or foreign location.By using the web page, Search for an REU Site, you may examine opportunities in the subject areas supported by various NSF units. Also, you may search by keywords to identify sites in particular research areas or with certain features, such as a particular location.Students must contact the individual sites for information and application materials. NSF does not have application materials and does not select student participants. A contact person and contact information is listed for each site.

http://www.nsf.gov/crssprgm/reu/reu_search.jsp

FAFSA Application Now Open- Opened 1/1/14 – Deadline 6/30/14

January 6, 2014

Completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the first step toward getting financial aid for college, career school, or graduate school.The FAFSA not only gives you access to the $150 billion in grants, loans, and work-study funds that the federal government has available, but many states, schools, and private scholarships require you to submit the FAFSA before they will consider you for any financial aid they offer.

Whether you’re filling out the FAFSA for yourself, helping your child, or are in a position to help others fill out the FAFSA, we have the resources for you.

The FAFSA is free and only takes an average of only 23 minutes to complete. Get started at www.FAFSA.gov.

For information and tips on completing the FAFSA, visit StudentAid.gov/fafsa.

CDC Scientific Writing Fellowship- graduate students- Open Deadline

October 31, 2013

Scientific Writing Fellowship
Office of the Associate Director for Science
Office of the Director
National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, GA

CDC-NCHHSTP-2014-0001

Project Description:

A fellowship opportunity is currently available in within the Office of the Associate Director for Science (OADS) in the Office of the Director (OD) of the National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Through this fellowship, the selected participant will gain experience in systematic reviews of literature, scientific writing, and science policy analysis in support of programs for the prevention and control of HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis, sexually transmitted diseases, tuberculosis, and the promotion of adolescent and school health. Specific projects involve research to discover the best methods of measuring scientific productivity, improving the quality of scientific products, and defining and closing gaps in NCHHSTP’s extramural research portfolio.

Activities may include:

  • Planning and conducting systematic review of literature on: measuring and improving scientific productivity; improving the quality of scientific products; and defining and closing gaps in the NCHHSTP extramural research
  • Developing, in collaboration with NCHHSTP and other colleagues, two manuscripts for submission to peer-reviewed journals with respect to: describing the sources, methods, results and implications of knowledge synthesized from each systematic review of the literature; and an analytic essay that addresses the application of the major findings to improve the process, products and impact of NCHHSTP science
  • Planning, convening and reporting the findings of an expert consultation to define the optimal extramural research portfolio for NCHHSTP

The Research Participation Program for CDC is administered by the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE). The initial appointment is for one year, but may be renewed upon recommendation of CDC contingent on the availability of funds. The participant will receive a monthly stipend depending on educational level and experience. The participant must show proof of health insurance. The appointment is full-time at CDC in the Atlanta, Georgia, area. Participants do not become employees of CDC or the program administrator, and there are no fringe benefits paid.

Qualifications:

  • A Master’s degree in public health, public health administration, public policy with a focus on health, or a related science received within the last five years.
  • Experience in the public health field, and knowledge of infectious diseases and methods for conducting systematic reviews of scientific literature is preferred.

How to Apply:

To be considered, please send a current CV/resume and a one-page cover letter addressing your relevant experience and your interest in the position to the attention of CDCrpp@orau.org. Please reference CDC-NCHHSTP-2014-0001 in all communications.

ORISE Undergraduate Research Opportunities- Open Deadline

October 9, 2012

ORISE offers summer internships and scholarships each year for students working toward their bachelor of science degree

The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) sponsors more than 50 research programs for undergraduate students at national laboratories and other federal research facilities in 24 states and some outside the United States. So whether you are seeking a summer internship, a scholarship to help fund your academic progress, or a longer-term research position to provide hands-on laboratory experience, ORISE has a program for you.

http://orise.orau.gov/science-education/internships-scholarships-fellowships/undergraduates.aspx

Global Impact Corps- Global Health Volunteer Abroad Experience- Deadline Open

August 18, 2012

Global Impact Corps: Global Health Volunteer Abroad Experience

http://www.uniteforsight.org/volunteer-abroad

Unite For Sight’s Global Impact Corps is a high-impact immersive global health experience for students and for professionals. Unite For Sight is renowned as the highest quality global health immersion and volunteer abroad program worldwide. Unite For Sight prides itself on offering the best global health experience for our Global Impact Fellows, coupled with the highest quality of healthcare delivery programs with our partners.

Locations of Year-Round Programs: Ghana, Honduras, India
(volunteer for 7 days, 15 days, 20 days, 4 weeks, 6 weeks, 8 weeks, 10 weeks, or more)

What do Global Impact Fellows do?  Global Impact Fellows support and learn from the partner clinics’ talented medical professionals. Through hands-on, structured training, Global Impact Fellows gain a comprehensive understanding about best practices in global health and social entrepreneurship, and they receive a Certificate in Global Health & Program Delivery.  

Global Impact Fellows come from very diverse backgrounds, including those interested in public health, medicine, international development, social entrepreneurship, and the social sciences.  Global Impact Fellows work with local doctors to eliminate patient barriers to care for patients living in extreme poverty.  They assist with patient education, visual acuity screening, patient intake, distributing the glasses and medication prescribed by the local eye doctors, and other important support tasks.  They also have the opportunity to observe the surgeries provided by the local doctors. Additionally, Global Impact Fellows may participate in the Global Impact Lab, an optional program for those interested in pursuing global health research. For example, current Global Impact Fellows are pursuing research studies about medication management, the use of visual resources for patient education, traditional medicine practices, and patient barriers to care.

What do Global Impact Fellows say? “I gained a vast basin of knowledge not only about eye health, but also on the healthcare infrastructure, patient interactions, and management systems of the developing world. Reading about health issues in the news or in class became stark reality during my summer in Dhenkanal, and I now aim to reinvigorate my efforts to study and contribute to the field of international health. Over the course of my career, I hope that I can one day return to India as a doctor and remedy the health inequalities that remain ever-present on a global scale,” Pallavi Basu, Global Impact Fellow.  See more volunteer accounts at http://www.uniteforsight.org/volunteer-abroad/volunteer-accounts

See the complete details and the online application at http://www.uniteforsight.org/volunteer-abroad

NIH Academy-Due Open

April 13, 2012

The NIH Academy offers trainees the opportunity to learn about health disparities, enhance their knowledge of gaps in health outcomes, and investigate what is being done to address health disparity issues. The NIH Academy trains future researchers and physician scientists to actively engage in promoting a society in which all people live healthy lives and have equal access to health care. Post baccalaureates can choose between two different NIH Academy Programs The NIH Academy Certificate Program and The NIH Academy Fellows Program.

Please click on the links to learn more about the Academy curriculum, the Academy Certificate Program, and the Academy Fellows Program.

Program Eligibility:

All Post baccalaureate Intramural Research Training Awardees (IRTAs) , Cancer Research Training Awardees (CRTAs) and Technical IRTA/CRTAs at the NIH are eligible to participate in the NIH Academy as are individuals who have accepted one of these positions. If you are not currently a Post baccalaureate IRTA but want to be a part of the NIH Academy you must first apply to the NIH Postbac IRTA program  and be accepted into a research group.

https://www.training.nih.gov/new_nih_academy_home

STEER Program – Deadline Ongoing

April 13, 2012

Spend a month at the US-Mexico Border.  What you learn at STEER will last a lifetime!  Enjoy an international experience without leaving home.

Tuition free for students in US-accredited schools of medicine and public health.  Housing provided for only $750/month.  Most students’ schools give credit for STEER.  Some programs offer global health credit for STEER elective.  Presenters are bilingual.  Spanish not necessary.

Scholarships available on a first come, first served basis!

At present, the STEER students do not cross into Mexico.  Nevertheless, the Border provides a unique bicultural (90% Hispanic), bilingual learning environment, with a focus on the concerns of our nation’s border with Mexico – poverty, water and air pollution, immigration, sanitation, imports, the border “fence” and a medically underserved population threatened by infectious diseases such as dengue, tuberculosis, rabies as well as high rates of obesity and diabetes.

More than 25 presenters – all experts in their own right – will answer your questions:  What are the biggest challenges border residents face?  How are the medical and public health systems of both nations working to address these concerns?  How do health concerns at the US-Mexico Border affect every US citizen?

STEER offers training in two locations along the U.S.-Mexico Border─Laredo and Harlingen, Texas.

Go to our website http://steer.uthscsa.edu for information and application.

Questions?  Please contact  us directly at steer@uthscsa.edu

International Fulbright Science and Technology Award-Deadline Open

June 3, 2011

The International Fulbright Science and Technology Award

 

The International Fulbright Science and Technology Award, a component of the Fulbright Foreign Student Program, supports doctoral study at leading U.S. institutions in science, technology, engineering or related fields for outstanding foreign students.

The Fulbright S&T Award is designed to be the most prestigious international scholarship in science and technology and to demonstrate the United States’ commitment to welcoming top-notch future researchers and leaders to pursue serious scientific study and research at U.S. institutions.

Grantees receive three years of Fulbright funding from the U.S. Department of State followed by support from their U.S. host institution until the completion of Ph.D. programs.

Eligible fields of study are as follows:

> Aeronautics and Astronomics / Aeronautical Engineering
> Agriculture (theoretical/research)
> Astronomy / Planetary Sciences
> Biology
> Biomedical Engineering
> Chemistry
> Computer Sciences / Engineering
> Energy
> Engineering (electrical, chemical, civil, ocean, mechanical, and petroleum)
> Environmental Science / Engineering
> Geology / Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
> Information Sciences (Engineering focus)
> Materials Science / Engineering
> Mathematics
> Neurosciences
> Oceanography
> Physics
> Public Health (research or theoretical focus only)

Applying: The application process for the International Fulbright Science and Technology Award is administered by the Fulbright Commission or U.S. Embassy in each country. If you are interested in applying, please contact the Fulbright Commission or U.S. Embassy in your country of citizenship. Visit Participating Countries for availability and contact information by country.

To apply: http://fulbright.state.gov/participating-countries.html , select region of interest on left and contact that representative


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