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Class Standing: Professional Student
Program Description:

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Global REACH International Conference Support Funding

Eligibility

Medical students at the University of Michigan Medical School are eligible to apply for funds to support their participation as a presenter at conferences or symposia that is relevant to international engagement or global health. Priority will be given to student's presentations that are in line with Global REACH's mission and strategic objectives.

Conference Support Funding

Guidelines for Applying

  • Funding is limited and competitive

  • You must be presenting at the conference you are requesting support.

  • University of Michigan Medical students are eligible to receive support once every fiscal year. The fiscal year runs July 1st through June 30th.

  • While the application for the conference support funding grant is rolling, however, please be mindful to submit your funding application 60 days prior to departure.

  • Support may be requested for conference registration, poster printing, coach airfare, local transportation, lodging and meals

    • Global REACH WILL NOT reimburse students for airline tickets purchased with frequent flyer miles.

Application Process

  • Complete the Conference Funding Support Application

  • Post Conference: Please submit the following to the Global REACH office

    • A photo of you with or at your presentation for our website use

    • A 1 page report of your experience including

      • What you gained from the experience

      • What you contributed

      • How your materials were received

      • Any networking or collaborations you were able to make as a result of participating in this conference or symposium.

  • A final copy of either your poster or presentation slides

Acknowledgment of Support

When Global REACH funds have supported any cost of your conference participation, acknowledgment of that support is appropriate and expected. Please indicate this support somewhere on your presentation, regardless of whether it is a poster or other type of presentation.

Recommended wording: All or part of this project has been supported by funds from Global REACH at the University of Michigan Medical School (UMMS). Global REACH facilitates the international research, educational, and clinical initiatives of UMMS faculty and students.

Passport, Visa and Vaccinations

Students traveling internationally are required to have a passport which is valid for six months beyond the end date of their trip and contain at least two blank Visa pages.

Visa: Some destinations may require students to obtain a visa to enter the country. It is the students' responsibility to determine exit/entry requirements if their travel itinerary includes multiple countries. Requirements, visa types and application fees may vary depending on a students' citizenship and travel plans.

Vaccinations: The CDC website provides general information about travelers' health, safety and security as well as specific information about recommended vaccinations for various countries.

Additional Information

Applications will be reviewed by the Managing Director of Global REACH; the applicant will be notified within 30 days of the request for funding.

Contact Information

Global REACH
Victor Vaughn Bldg, 2nd floor
1111 East Catherine Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2054

Email: globalreach@umich.edu
Phone: 734-615-3118
Website: http://globalreach.med.umich.edu


Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Calendar Year 2017 01/01/2018
**
Rolling Admission TBA TBA
NOTE: Please disregard the application deadline and decision dates. These dates are for illustrative purposes only. The application deadline is rolling; however please submit your request for funding 60 days prior to your departure. Applicants will be notified within 30 days whether Global REACH was able to fund their international experience.
Calendar Year 2018 01/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Calendar Year 2019 01/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.

Indicates that deadline has passed