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Center for Global Health Educational Travel Fellowships

October 20, 2008

The University of Wisconsin-Madison Center for Global Health is pleased to announce that funding support is available for UW faculty and staff for educational travel that pertains to the mission of the Center for Global Health.  Unfortunately, students & residents are not eligible for these awards.

Applications are due October 31, 2008.  Please see the attached guidelines for details.

Previous CGH Travel Fellowship recipients are not eligible to apply.

For more information about the Center for Global Health, including to sign up as an affiliate, please visit: http://www.pophealth.wisc.edu/gh/

Mission:
The UW Center for Global Health promotes interdisciplinary education, research and partnerships to address health issues that transcend national boundaries.

Goals:
* develop global health education programs
* advance global health research
* facilitate global health partnerships and exchanges
* foster an interdisciplinary network of global health scholars and practitioners.

Application:

Letters of application should be submitted to the Center for Global Health at teigland@wisc.edu.  Please note:  Previous CGH Travel Fellowship recipients are not eligible to apply.

General Information: Please include full name, title/rank, department/school affiliation and contact information (home address, campus address, phone number(s), email address) of the proposed traveler(s).

Please provide an abbreviated CV along with your general information.

Proposal/Request: In a single page, please describe the scope of work or reason for the activity for which travel funding is being requested. Include the educational objectives or activity, tentative itinerary, proposed travel dates, as well as specific amount requested and proposed budget.

Individuals may request up to $2500 each.

Other: Applicants should indicate other potential sources of funding besides personal funds.

If there is supporting documentation for the project (invitation letter, IRB approval, acceptance letter for meeting submission, protocol) this may also be provided.

Please forward to:

Center for Global Health

4256 Health Sciences Learning Center
750 Highland Ave.
Madison, WI 53705

Deadlines:

All applications and supporting materials must be received in the Center for Global Health offices no later than October 31, 2008.  Decisions and announcements of recipients will be made by November 17, 2008.

Criteria:

Grantees must be registered as Center for Global Health Affiliates.  To register, visit: www.pophealth.wisc.edu/gh

Award decisions will be made by the Center for Global Health Steering Committee.  Preference will be given to proposals that:

1) address important global health issues

2) have an interdisciplinary focus

3) have potential for an ongoing relationship/partnership with the host country

4) offer tangible educational benefits

Grantee Obligations:

Grant recipients are expected to provide a brief written report to the Center for Global Health within 60 days of travel completion, which should include the following:

  • Receipts indicating use of funds provided
  • Description of activities
  • Educational objectives achieved
  • List of contacts

All travel grant recipients must agree to comply with University of Wisconsin rules for travel & international travel:

http://www.pophealth.wisc.edu/gh/policies.htm

http://www.uwsa.edu/fadmin/fppp/fppp36.htm

Grantees should expect to be invited to present results from their activities at a future CGH meeting, such as a collaborative symposium, seminar or meeting.

Manuscripts, abstracts, or other publications generated as a direct result of this support should contain acknowledgement of this support from: The University of Wisconsin-Madison Center for Global Health.

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