2015 MIF Global Health Travel Grant Notification

Award Amount: $500
Number of awards: 2
Mezu International Founation (MIF) is happy to announce the first annual Mezu Foundation Global Health Travel Grant towards attendance of the 2015 medical mission trip to Imo State, Nigeria on Thurs. August 6th to Sat. August 8th, 2015.
Eligibility: Eligible applicants should be nursing or medical students or healthcare professionals currently living in US. Applicants are required to send:
  • Proof of current valid passport
  • Curriculum vitae (C.V.)
  • Official letter confirming enrollment in school or employment
  • A short one page personal statement about their global health interests, their potential contribution to the mission, and how the experience will advance their academic interests and MIF’s mission..

All applicants C.V should include contact phone, current mailing address, current email address. Upon return from the trip, the participants will be required to write a 2-3 page trip experience report and submit air ticket receipt to receive the the $500 travel award towards reimbursement of travel ticket. Excerpts of the awardee’s trip report will be published on the website, and awardee should recognize MIF in any presentations/abstracts resulting from the trip. Like all MIF volunteers, feeding and accomodation  for awardees during the trip will be provided, but all other expenses are the responsibility of the traveler. MIF will help co-ordinate travel arrangements. Awardees should be able to commit a minimum of 8 days of travel for the medical mission trip..

Interested applicants should send their completed documentation to: info@mezufoundation.org. Attn: 2015 MIF Global Health Travel Grant. Deadline for receipt of application documents is March 23rd 2015. Winners will be notified by April 20th, 2015.