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Student Projects for Health


Welcome to the Student Projects for Health competition application. The Student Projects for Health competition is supported by GEMx —a global partnership for educational exchange in medicine and the health professions—and FAIMER, and will be a feature of The Network: Towards Unity for Health (TUFH) conference. The 2019 conference will be held September 10-13, 2019 in Darwin, Australia. The theme of the conference is Social Accountability: From Evidence to Action

The Student Projects for Health competition recognizes students who have made outstanding contributions to projects that successfully promote community health and well-being. It is open to all undergraduate and graduate students currently enrolled in any course of study who have been participating in leadership roles in such projects. Up to 15 winners will be selected. Each application will require an endorsement by a faculty member closely associated with the project. 
Applications will be considered by a distinguished group of international reviewers with a wide variety of expertise in health professions education. They will base their ratings on:
     1. Quality of the project         
     2. Degree and nature of applicant’s participation
     3. Applicant’s contribution to project innovation
     4. Impact of project and evidence
     5. Diffusion and integration of project
     6. Overall impressions
Winners will be invited to attend the conference and present their projects with posters. The award includes travel, accommodation and registration fees. Please note that if you are a past Student Projects for Health winner, you are not eligible to apply.

To apply to Student Projects for Health, you need to create an account on this site. We strongly recommend that you to read the applicant manual, which will provide instructions for the application process. Click the image link below to access and download the manual.  

The application will open: Monday, January 14, 2019 at 12:01 a.m. EST
The application will close: Friday, March 8, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. EST.  

To apply, click the Apply Now button on the top/bottom of this page. The deadline for submitting your application is March 8, 2019 at 11:59pm EST.

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