In honor of the late Dr. Moses Sinkala, the Sparkman Center for Global Health and the Office of the Vice Provost for Student and Faculty Success have established the Moses Sinkala Travel Scholarship. This annual award is designed to assist UAB students complete an international internship or research opportunity. Multiple awards of $1,000 will be granted.

Please note that scholarships may not be applied towards field courses, study away opportunities, or programs which require students to pay a fee for placement. Only UAB students in good academic standing may apply.

Interested parties need to submit the following:

  • Complete Application
  • Transcript (Unofficial Copy can be obtained from Blazernet)
  • Project Proposal

*Project Proposal*

  • Synopsis of your background. Please include the intent of your project, goals, and a brief description of why you selected this topic of study
  • The name, phone number, and email of your contact abroad
  • Organizations or projects with whom you will be collaborating
  • Please state if the project requires UAB's Institutional Review Board (IRB) approval? If so, include a description of the review process for planned research
  • Budget specifying your total cost for this endeavor. Please include airfare, room, board, visas, immunizations, etc.

The proposal should not exceed 5 pages, double-spaced.


How to Apply

Application period is closed for the Moses Sinkala Travel Scholarship