Awards

Awards, Competitions & Recognition

2018 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
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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here for more information about the Velji Awards
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 5th Annual Video Competition in partnership wtih the Pulitzer Center will showcase important global health health issues and innovations. Winners will be highlighted at the 9th Annual CUGH Conference March 16 - 18, 2018 in New York, NY.

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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LANCET-CUGH BEST STUDENT POSTER COMPETITION
The Lancet/CUGH will award eight (8) $500 awards to eight (8) 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 August 31, 2017.


Click here for more information about the Lancet-CUGH Best Student Poster Competition
LLMIC TRAVEL SCHOLARSHIPS
CUGH is happy to announce that 10 selected abstract presenters traveling from Low Income Countries, and Lower-middle Income Countries to the 9th Annual CUGH Conference. 

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

Click here for more information about the LLMIC Scholarships