Yale Global Health Grants and Fellowships

Wilbur G. Downs International Health Student Travel Fellowship 

Each year the Downs International Health Student Travel Fellowship program supports graduate and professional Yale students who undertake health-related research primarily in low- and middle-income countries. Downs Fellows carry out research in the context of their host countries’ culture, health problems and resources. The Fellowship provides funds for transportation to and from overseas project sites, cost of visas, site-specific drugs, immunizations, evacuation insurance and a modest stipend. Although students may initiate projects, Yale faculty members provide intellectual support, practical assistance and links with host-country sponsors who serve as mentors during the Fellows time abroad. 
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Gruber Fellowships in Global Justice and Women’s Rights 

Each year the Gruber Program awards a number of fellowships to graduating Yale students and recent alumni. Gruber Fellowships in Global Justice and Women’s Rights are post-graduate fellowships that allow recent graduates of Yale graduate and professional schools to spend a year working on issues of relevance to the fields of global justice and/or women’s rights. 
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Lindsay Fellowship 

The Council on African Studies of the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies invites applications for the Lindsay Fellowship for research in Africa competition.  This Fellowship is made possible through a 1994 gift from George N. (B.A. 1941, LL.B. 1947) and Mary Lindsay. The general purpose of the fellowship is to increase understanding of Africa among Yale students. 
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Climate Innovation Grant  

This grant from the Yale – Center for Business and the Environment, offer seed funding for innovative solutions addressing climate change.  
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Fox International Fellowship 

The Fox International Fellowship is a graduate student exchange program between Yale University and  21 world-renowned academic partners.  The goal of the Fox International Fellowship is to enhance mutual understanding between the peoples of the United States and other countries by promoting international scholarly exchanges and collaborations among the next generation of leaders.
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School of the Environment Fellowships (YSE Summer Fund) 

The School of the Environment administers a range of fellowships for students intending to carry out projects and research in the USA and overseas.  
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Note: You can search and apply for many other grants and awards through the Student Grants Database.


Collaborative Case Competitions


Global Health: Yale-Collaborative Action Project (Y-CAP)

The Yale-Collaborative Action Project (Y-CAP) award supported by the Maureen and Antoine Chiquet Fund for Global Health enables scholarly endeavors for teams of Yale students (undergraduates and graduates) working in the field of global health. Funded projects bring together students to address challenging problems affecting the health of disadvantaged populations globally, with a preference for Africa. Teams will be composed of 2-4 Yale students. Individual team members are strongly encouraged to seek additional funding for the component of the project that they will be leading, as appropriate.
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Yale Institute of Global Health Case Competition

The Global Health Case Competition is designed for Yale University undergraduate, graduate, and professional students across diverse disciplines and backgrounds to collaborate and develop innovative solutions to pressing global health challenges. Led by the Yale Institute for Global Health, the competition is co-sponsored by the Global Health Leadership Initiative, Yale School of Nursing Office of Global Affairs and Planetary Health, Global Health Concentration Yale School of Public Health and Yale School of Medicine Office of Global Health Education.
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