Scholarships for CFHI Programs
Child Family Health International (CFHI) is offering half and full scholarships during.
Scholarships are to be used toward the program fees for a CFHI programs.
Scholarships to these programs are available during the following months only: September, October, November and December, February, March, April, May.
CFHI does not have scholarships available during the months of June through August.
Recipients of partial scholarships are responsible for the remaining balance of CFHI program fees.
Eligibility Criteria for Scholarship Applicants
All CFHI participants must be 21 or over at the time of participation. Scholarship recipients must have demonstrated financial need and may be any of the following:
Medical Student 1-2
Medical Student 3-4
Senior level Pre-Medical Student
Physicians Assistants Student
Taking time off between undergraduate and graduate studies
Priority will be given to :
People of ethnicities underrepresented in CFHI programs
Those who have had limited* opportunity to travel abroad and no prior international health experience
*limited = emigrated to US before 10 years of age; short trips to visit family; 2-wk trips with school programs, etc.
Selection Criteria :
Individuals must have some experience volunteering and/or working to strengthen their community
Sense of Purpose
Individuals must articulate how connecting with communities overseas at this time in their lives will impact their future work
Individuals invested in their communities and education with an interest in exchanging ideas and sharing experiences with
people from other parts of the world
Individuals who are independent and resourceful
Individuals who are open-minded and have a passion for learning and service
Individual’s incomes, parents’ incomes, number of members in family, loans, expenses, scholarships generally compared
Special circumstances will be taken into consideration such as extraneous financial or medical needs and extra responsibilities in work and family
For more information see; Scholarships for CFHI Programs