• Global Health Summit Scholarship Program


    The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) Center for Global Health Initiatives (CGHI), working in collaboration with the AAFP Foundation, established the AAFP Global Health Summit Scholarship Fund. The scholarship provides financial support for US-based students, residents and colleagues in low- and middle-income countries to attend the Summit and co-present about the results of joint work in their area.
     

    Student

    Students who wish to apply for this scholarship must complete an online application that includes three essay question(s). You must be a M1-M4 student during the current academic year.

    Resident

    Residents applying for this scholarship must complete an online application that includes three essay question(s). You must be a PGY1-PGY4 resident during the current academic year. 

    International Attendee

    Colleagues in low- and middle-income countries who wish to apply for this scholarship must complete an online application that includes three essay question(s). 

    • The number of scholarships in each category varies year to year depending on the funding level and number of applicants.
    • Scholarship recipients are selected by a panel of judges
    • All scholarship recipients  will receive $250 scholarship  to cover costs associated with attending the virtual Global Health Summit.
    • All scholarship checks will be dispersed following the virtual Global Health Summit. If you are unable to attend the conference, your scholarship will be forfeited.
    • Must be an AAFP member (student and resident category only).
    • You are not eligible to apply if you previously received a Global Health Summit scholarship from the AAFP.
    • Must be able to attend the full 2.5 days of the Global Health Summit.

    It is required that you have all items listed below ready and in the required format before starting your online application.

    • Contact information (including AAFP login)
    • Please review all auto-populated data and provide personal email address as medical school/residency email systems often have spam filters/firewalls that hamper the receipt of external emails.
    • You are encouraged to give considerable thought to the essay questions and draft your answers in a separate document prior to beginning your application.

    The online application must be completed and submitted by August 27, 2021. Winners will be notified by September 15.

    If you have questions about any Global Health Summit scholarships, email Ashley Poole or call (800) 274-2237 ext. 6245.

    Global Healt Summit Scholarship application process closes August 27, 2021.