Purpose:

The Sparkman Center for Global Health (Sparkman Center) and the Dean’s Office of the School of Public Health (SOPH) will provide travel funding for eligible SOPH students who are travelling internationally and attending an extracurricular academic/professional conference, training activity, Education Abroad program, or internship/practicum related to Global Health. These travel awards provide support for international educational experiences that enrich UAB SOPH students.

The award may cover expenses related to transportation, lodging, poster printing, registration, and other international travel-related eligible expenses as specified by the travel regulations of the UAB Financial Affairs at https://www.uab.edu/financialaffairs/traveling

Eligibility Criteria:

UAB SOPH undergraduate (major only), graduate, and doctoral students in good academic standing who will be enrolled at the time of travel AND at the time of reimbursement are eligible for one UAB SOPH Global Health Foreign Travel Award of up to $2,000 each academic year and a maximum of two while enrolled at UAB. This award may be supplemented by other travel awards; however, other funding must be acknowledged on the Global Health Foreign Travel Award Application and total funding may not exceed total budget related to the travel.

Application:

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. All travel must be submitted to and approved by Education Abroad.

SOPH Travel Scholarship

Please let us know your name.
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If you are studying in one academic program, report that information in the left column. If you are a double-major, dual-degree, accelerated or fast-track masters program student, or if you are pursuing a graduate certificate alongside your primary degree program, report your second program in the right column

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Upload an explanation of your travel expenses or proposed project. Refer back to the top of the page for details on what experiences and expenses may count.. PDF file format preferred. Name the file YOURLASTNAME_SOPHProposal.

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Upload a copy of your updated resume. Your resume should be two pages maximum. Any pages after the 2nd page will not be considered in your application. Include any relevant work, research and academic experiences. PDF file format preferred. Name the file YOURLASTNAME_SOPHResume

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Upload a copy of your unofficial transcript. In BlazerNet click "View Transcript." Under Transcript Type, select "Student Unofficial." From there you can go to print preview & save as a PDF, print & scan the pages in, or copy the information to a word document and save. PDF file format preferred. Do not upload a "webpage complete" file. Name the file YOURLASTNAME_SOPHTranscript.

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Questions or more information:

If you have questions, please contact Anna Helova, UAB Sparkman Center for Global Health Program Director; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., phone: (205) 975-7770