Conferences, Travel and Professional Development

Academic Department and Program Support

Each department at the University of Michigan School of Public Health has a unique system in place to support students. Connect with your Department Program Coordinator to learn more. Below are a few department-specific resources: 

Office of Global Public Health

The Office of Global Health at the School of Public Health fosters a collaborative and coordinated approach to global health research and activities across all departments in the school. They provide and promote many funding opportunities, including the following:

IPE Travel Grant

The Michigan Center for Interprofessional Education (IPE) is a coordinating center for IPE and collaborative care efforts at the University of Michigan. This travel grant is designed to enable University of Michigan faculty and students involved in interprofessional education or practice to attend conferences or meetings that provide them with the opportunity to expand knowledge and skills and/or advance research activities related to the mission of the Michigan Center for Interprofessional Education. Preference will be given to faculty and students presenting interprofessional education (IPE) research or who are actively engaged in IPE activities, including members of IPE committees, IPE student organizations, Interprofessional Leadership Fellows, or are  instructors in IPE courses and experiences. 

Rackham Graduate School Support (MS, PhD)

The University of Michigan's Rackham Graduate School supports graduate students in their professional and academic development during their student experience and as they transition to their career. The Rackham Conference Travel Grant provides graduate students to become familiar with their academic professions. Rackham funding also highlights a large range of competitive fellowships that pay tuition and stipends.