2019 CUGH Conference    I    March 8 - 10, 2019   I   Satellite Sessions  March 7, 2019   |   Hilton  Chicago Hotel    I   Chicago, IL​​

Honors

Awards, Bursaries, and Competitions
(Submissions/Nominations for Most Categories Start June 1, 2018)

2019 CUGH LEADERSHIP AWARDS
The Consortium of Universities for Global Health wishes to acknowledge the accomplishments and commitment of outstanding individuals who contribute to the advancement of global health worldwide. CUGH has three awards that will be presented at its annual Global Health Conference. 

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VELJI AWARDS FOR GLOBAL HEALTH EXCELLENCE CUGH Leadership Awards
The Velji Family Foundation annually celebreates global health education, research and servie by honoring individuals and projects that demonstrate committed, creative approaches to serving underservped populations.  Nominations can be made in four categories. Awardees are recognized at the annual conference and each receive a plaque and and a small monetary award to support onging global health activities.

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REFLECTION IN GLOBAL HEALTH ESSAY CONTEST
Reflection is a powerful tool in global health education and practice. All current undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate trainees as well as GH practitioners are invited to submit essays to reflect upon the meaning and lessons learned from global health experiences. These may be in a research, educational, clinical, or service capacity. The impacts of these experiences on professional development and personal growth are revealed in new partnerships, insights into cross-cultural or ethical issues and ideas for change.  

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CUGH-PULITZER GLOBAL HEALTH VIDEO COMPETITION
CUGH's 6th Annual Video Competition in partnership wtih the Pulitzer Center will showcase important global health health issues and innovations. Winners will be highlighted at the 10th Annual CUGH Conference March 8 - 10, 2019 in Chicago, IL
2 Submission Categories:
  • Global Health Advocacy - Outlines a compelling global health challenge
  • Innovations in Global Health - Showfcases a high impact innovation in global health

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2019 UNTOLD STORIES OF GLOBAL HEALTH COMPETITION
CUGH, NPR's Goats and Soda Blog, and Global Health NOW (GHN) from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health share the goal of raising awareness about health issues around the world. We invite you to nominate an issue you feel deserves urgenet atention, whether you've worked on it firsthand or come across it in your travels. 

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LANCET-CUGH BEST STUDENT POSTER COMPETITION
The Lancet/CUGH will award seven (7) $500 awards to seven (7) student poster presentations - one for the best of each track. Students who wish to compete must opt in on the abstract submission form to compete.

​Competition is open to abstracts addressing a project or activity conducted by an individual(s) with student status during the project period. The project, program, activity to be presented must be completed by July 31, 2018.


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TRAVEL BURSARIES FOR LLMIC PRESENTERS
CUGH is happy to announce that a limited number of travel bursaries will be provided to abstract presenters traveling from Low Income Countries, and Lower-middle Income Countries to the 10th Annual CUGH Conference. 

The Bursary Package includes:
  • 1 waived registration for the 2018 CUGH Conference in Chicago, IL in March 2019.
  • Up to 4 complimentary nights at the 2019 conference site, Hilton Chicago Hotel, during the conference period
  • $500 to support the presenter's travel cost

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