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The UNC Office of Global Health Education offers two UNC/H Resident Physician funding options.

Eligibility: UNCH Residents at any level of training who are approved by their Program Director for a minimum four-week global health rotation. Awards range from $500-$2,000. Applicants can be funded twice (max) from the OGHE for different global health proposals. Online applications and letters of recommendation submitted by the deadline will only be considered for funding.

Office of Global Health Education Global Health Scholars Program

This is a competitive two-year program for residents with two years of training remaining. See more details here.


Resident Physician Global Health Travel Awards

Funding Applications Application Deadline (2) LORs Deadline Recipients Notified
OGHE Resident Physician Global Health Travel  Scholarship September 15

March 15

October 1

April 1

October 15

April 15

OGHE Resident Physician Global Health Scholars Program March 1 March 15 April 1


Download form for Travel Scholarship here and email to Moira

Send requests for 2 LOR’s here. Please copy Moira on your request in case the letter is not received. 

Download form for Global Health Scholars here and email to Moira

Conference Fund Application

Accepted to present at a global health conference? The Office of Global Health Education may approve a reimbursement of up to $500 to help offset conference costs. Please apply before you attend the conference.

Eligibility: Acceptance to present or co-present a paper or a poster at a global health conference. Please submit the application form via email to the OGHE Assistant Director. Allow 30 days for your decisions. Annual funding is limited. Not all eligible applicants will be awarded.

Reimbursement Amount: up to $500

If selected: Within two weeks of your conference return date, submit all original travel expenses to in the form of a cover page listing expense title and total amount equaling up to $500, copies of receipts such as registration, flights, hotel, and transportation attached.

Download application here and email to Moira.