Global Health Scholarship

in Global Health Scholarship Program can be award of up to $3500 to support global health research, service, and advocacy activities linked to Brown University faculty scholarly projects.

Framework of Global Health Scholarship provides an opportunity to work on a critical global health research issue impacting a foreign/international low and middle-income country (LMIC).   International travel to research sites may resume during 2021-2022, pursuant to Healthy Brown’s travel guidance.   Students may also collaborate with Brown faculty members to design a research project that can be carried out remotely, including working with existing data when travel for primary data collection is not possible.

Eligibility Requirements in Global Health Scholarship

An applicant must:
  1. be a Brown medical student, graduate student in the Divion of Biology or the School of Public Health, a resident or fellow from a Brown affiliated hospital or a Brown undergraduate concentrating in biology, public health or in the PLME program. 
  2. have a demonstrated interest and/or have engaged in activities related to global health.
  3. have taken or propose to take academic courses in preparation for global health work.
  4. have a proposed plan for global health work with a scholarly activity related to research, service, or advocacy.
  5. describe the Brown University faculty mentoring available for the proposed global health activity, and provide a required letter of support from the mentor.
  6. have a plan in place to submit for IRB approval (if required)
  7. be returning to campus the academic year following the completion of project.
NOTES: Previous recipients of the Framework in Global Health Scholarship are not eligible to apply for a repeat award.  The Framework Global Health Scholarship is not available to seniors who plan to graduate and leave Brown at the end of the spring semester. However, seniors who plan to remain at Brown (i.e.: PLME, 5th-year masters programs) ARE eligible.

Application Materials

Please complete online application, including all required documents  by Nov 1, 2022 at 5PM EDT.
  • Project proposal (5 pages max) including the following sections: title, location, name of foreign institution, dates of study period, objective and specific aims, background and significance, methods or clinical rotation, data collection procedures, plan for data analysis, plan for dissemination
  • Detailed budget
  • Letter of Support from Faculty Mentor*
  • Letter of Support from Host Adviser
  • Current CV or resume
* Letters of support from advisors can be emailed directly to the Program Coordinator,

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