Lewis / Schensul Fund for Global Public Health

Announcing the first scholarship award from the “Professors Judy Lewis and Stephen L. Schensul Fund for Global Public Health.”

This scholarship provides funding for medical, dental and graduate students in public health to support involvement in research, education or intervention projects that address the health of underserved communities, globally or domestically. Applicants must demonstrate a minimum of six weeks of onsite work and collaboration with organizations/individuals based in the focal community.

One to two scholarships of $1000 to $1500 will be awarded for work in 2019-2020. The application is a 4-5 page proposal providing a description of the project (background, goal, objectives, methods, analysis/evaluation, relevance) the student’s role, time frame, and budget. A letter from the UConn faculty mentor and the community sponsoring organization must also be provided. Research projects must be reviewed and approved by the IRB.

The deadline for application is March 15, 2019, and recipients will be announced by April 15, 2019.

Submit applications to globalpublichealth@uchc.edu

Please note that this award cannot be used for the summer after the first year of medical or dental school.