Global Health Established Field Placements (GHEFP)
Hopkins-affiliated global health programs have prepared placements for students in their low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) programs. Applicants must apply for posted placements. This is a great opportunity for students to gain international experience!
Students who are selected for placement and agree to participate at their placement for a minimum of 6 weeks will be awarded a grant of $3,500 by the Center for Global Health. This grant is intended to cover costs associated with travel, food, and other costs of living in-country.
Awardees will be required to assist at the overseas site for the agreed time period. The placement site will not be required to pay the student or contribute financially though some sites do. The placement site and JHU faculty will be required to provide supervision of the student and offer assistance in locating suitable housing and general advice about living in-country.
The 2020 Cycle will open in early January 2020. Student applications are due by February 5, 2020 at 11:59 pm.
GHEFP is open to all full-time students of the Johns Hopkins University who can travel for a minimum of 6 consecutive weeks and will return to complete their academic programs. Additional limitations may apply and are provided in the descriptions.
- Students who complete their studies prior to the projected travel date are not eligible to apply.
- MPH students and Masters of Entry into Nursing (MEN) students are not eligible unless they are in dual degree programs and can meet all other eligibility requirements.
- First-year medical students (MS1s) are not eligible.
- Medical residents and fellows should apply to the Paul S. Lietman Travel Grant for Housestaff
The 2020 cycle is open between January 2 - February 5, 2020.
For answers to frequently asked questions, click here.
Returning students are expected to complete all reporting requirements no later than 1 month after returning from your placement, with the expection of your participation in Global Health Day 2020 (March 26, 2020).
Information for Principle Investigators and Faculty
PIs and faculty members looking to mentor students through the GHEFP program should click here.