Scholarships and Awards

  • Robinson International Studies Award
    Nine students annually are given this award to compete a 4 week clinical rotation at Christian Medical College in Vellore, India.  Students from the School of Medicine, School of Nursing and School of Health Professions are eligible to apply.

  • Gulu International Studies Award
    Two awards are available annually for School of Medicine students to perform a clinical elective rotation at Gulu University in Uganda.   Application 

  • Halsey Infectious Disease & Tropical Medicine Training Award
    This award is given to a medical student to complete a 4th-year International Clinical Elective Rotation in the field of Infectious Diseases and/or Tropical Medicine.

  • VMR Resident Scholarship Program
    One scholarship is available annually for a Neuroscience resident to conduct fully-funded independent research at an international location of their choice.  

  • Clendening Summer Fellowship
    Provided and administered by the Department of History and Philosophy of Medicine, the Clendening Summer Fellowship annually provides 8-10 first-year medical students  with funds to conduct independent research.  These research projects may be completed internationally or domestically.  Contact Dr. Tarris Rosell ( or Dr. Tomas Griebling ( for details.   

  • Office of International Programs Award
    Any student planning an international experience may apply; the amount awarded varies.  Submitting this application also automatically puts you into consideration for a Bohan Trust Award.  Contact the Office of International Programs for details.  Application.

  • Fulbright Awards
    KUMC students are eligible to apply for a Fulbright award to conduct research or to earn a Master's degree at an international location.  

The Office of International Programs hosts monthly International Scholarship and Fellowship advising sessions to assist students, residents, faculty and staff with their applications for Fulbright and other international awards.  For more information, please contact the Office of International Programs.

Last modified: Feb 01, 2017