Funding and Careers

  • For Masters Students: The Office of Global Public Health (OGPH) call for proposals for SPH masters students interested in completing their summer internship in a global context is not yet available. Please check back or wait for announcements in November. Final applications are due March 1, 2021. For structured NGO internships that notify AFTER the March 1 deadline, see our NGO Internship Funding page. For questions, please contact sphglobalhealth@umich.edu

  • For Doctoral Students: OGPH provides awards to SPH doctoral students seeking to conduct dissertation research relevant to the health needs of low and middle-income countries. The call for applications is not yet available, but applications will be due April 1, 2021. For questions, please contact sphglobalhealth@umich.edu.
  • Graduate Student Conference Funding (not available in 2020-21): The OGPH awards modest travel grants to Masters and PhD students who have been invited to present at international conferences based on research funded by the Office of Global Public Health if no other source is available. Awarded on a rolling basis until available funds are expended, students can request up to $600 for international conferences in the U.S. and $1,000 for international conferences overseas. View the graduate student conference funding announcement. For questions, please contact sphglobalhealth@umich.edu.
Office Program  Deadline
SPH Office of Global Public Health Internship Funding March 1, 2021
SPH Office of Global Public Health Pre-Dissertation Travel Awards April 1, 2021
SPH Office of Global Public Health NGO Internship Funding March 1, 2021
SPH Office of Global Public Health Leonard and Marjorie Tappe Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Award Pending availability of funds
SPH Office for Student Engagement and Practice Various – view full list Various
UM Center for the Education of Women+ Graduate scholarships Winter 2021
UM Center for the Education of Women+ Fellowships Winter 2021
SPH Office of Global Public Health Minority Health and Health Disparities International Research Training (MHIRT) March 1, 2021
School of Social Work Various - view full list Various
UM International Center Various - view full list Various
UM International Center Raoul Wallenberg International Summer Travel Award February 2021
UM International Institute Student Fellowships Various
UM International Institute Rackham International Research Awards February 15, 2021
UM International Institute Boren Fellowship  January 20, 2021
UM International Institute Foreign Language and Area Studies January 15, 2021
UM International Institute Fulbright August 2021
UM International Institute Centers Various - view full list Various
African Studies Center Student funding--confernece, research or internship support February 15, 2021
Lieberthal Rogel Center for Chinese Studies  Walter Power Internship Scholarship March 15, 2021
Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia Summer grants for research and internships February 15, 2021
Center for European Studies Summer research and internship grants February 15, 2021
Center for European Studies Conference Travel Grants Rolling deadline
Donia Human Rights Center Korea-Michigan Human Rights Research Fellowship TBA
Donia Human Rights Center Robert J. Donia Graudate Student Fellowship January 29, 2021
UM Rackham Graduate School Various - view full list Various
UM William Davidson Institute Global Impact Summer Internships – Student Initiated January 2021
UM William Davidson Institute Partnership Internships Mid-February
MLibrary Various - view full list Various

Careers

Links to non-governmental organizations that do global health work. Many post jobs, internships, and fellowship opportunities on their websites.

Funding for Faculty

  • For Faculty Researchers/Practitioners: There are many grant opportunities from NIH, USAID and other funders, as well as news around the development world related to global health and development. Faculty funding opportunities from the Office of Global Public Health are posted in the faculty resources section.