Fall 2016


The USAID-funded Evidence to Action Project (E2A) is pleased to announce the publication of a recent report: Reaching First-Time Parents and Young Married Women for the Healthy Timing and Spacing of Pregnancies in Burkina Faso. This report complements our growing portfolio of publications focused on youth programs, and specifically first-time parents. The report follows a literature review published by E2A in 2014 that offers recommendations which can be applied to reproductive health programs focused on first-time parents. Taking evidence to action—many of the recommendations included in the literature review were applied to the project described in the report.


Fulbright Programs--Middle East and North Africa--Palestinian Territories (West Bank only)--All Disciplines

The grantee will teach courses or conduct research in any specialization or a combination of both. Specific courses to be determined in consultation between grantee and host institution. Teaching applicants should describe proposed courses. Research projects must include a detailed plan of research or collaboration with local colleagues, including resources to be employed. Time and facilities for research may be limited, due to travel and residency restrictions. Applications are sought in all appropriate disciplines, but applications in the following disciplines are preferred: American History, American Literature, Business Administration, Economics, Education, Engineering, Film Studies, Geography, Information Sciences, Law, Medical Sciences, Political Science, Psychology, Public/Global Health, Urban Planning. In addition to the disciplines noted above, specialization in the following fields are preferred: entrepreneurship/economic development, Islamic studies, media studies, nursing, nutrition, and peace studies/conflict resolution, special education, english language, and education policy/administration. For more information, please visit the Fulbright website.

Opportunities for international work on nursing and midwifery in WHO

WHO offers opportunities for graduate students and outstanding nurse or midwife leaders to be involved in global health.


Rotary Scholars - Global Grants

Global grants can fund scholarships for graduate students planning careers in fields that support Rotary’s efforts to promote peace, fight disease, provide clean water, save mothers and children, support education, and grow local economies. Students study abroad in degree programs ranging from one to four years.


NIH Fogarty International Center

The Fogarty International Center at NIH offers a variety of funding opportunities to support the field of global health research. Fogarty also offers a variety of resources for those seeking global health research funding across NIH, and from other organizations.


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The Fulbright Program 

The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government and is designed to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries.


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