Applications for the Global and Indigenous Health Nursing Travel Awards & Gail Carson Award are now closed. Thank you to all those who applied. Winners will be notified in March.
Deadline: February 14, 2019, 11:59PM
Students completing a clinical course in an underdeveloped (low-resource) community. (Gail Carson Award only)
Attend a pre-departure session before departing on your global health placement
Attend a re-entry session after returning from your global health placement (Global Health Concentration students mandatory, Ambassador students if possible)
Submit a report about your placement to Global Health Programs and GAIHN Chair within 6 weeks of your return
Include a photograph if possible with consent for use for media and web
Share your global health experience with the McGill community in one or more of the following ways:
Present a poster at Global Health Night
Submit research paper to the Prognosis Global Health Journal
Submit a report to Med e-news, or Global Health Programs blog “Notes from the Field”
Each application must include:
- Curriculum vitae
- Copy of unofficial transcript
- Essay questions: maximum of 2 pages single-spaced
Briefly describe your nursing placement and/or research project. Please include a description of the population you will be working with.
What do you hope to gain from the experience? Please include how this experience will link to your future work or studies.
What obstacles or challenges do you forsee? (ex. cultural, linguistic, safety, ethical) How do you plan to address them?
How have you contributed to global and Indigenous health efforts at McGill, the greater Montreal community, or through other methods?
Include a budget of estimated expenses including airfare, accommodations, cost of living, and any other sources of funding you have received or applied for (not included in the 2 page limit). And how you plan to finance this trip? Please indicate details regarding your financial need that you feel may be relevant to your application.
Application material should be submitted below
Full applications must be received by February 14, 11:59PM. Incomplete applications will not be considered.