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 email@example.com.
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
- 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 email@example.com.
|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|
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.