MSM’s Global Health Learners Experience

Overview & Background

Morehouse School of Medicine’s Office of Global Health Equity (OGHE) is soliciting proposals for small grants intended to support projects/experiences aimed at applying innovative solutions towards global health and development challenges impacting resource-constrained settings. These small grants will provide funding to support short-term global health engagements and may be eligible for renewal based on favorable progress on identified project goals and availability of funding. Funded projects and learning experiences may include initiatives that target any of the following domains:

  • Access to care issues
    • Examining social determinants (e.g., housing, poverty, education, etc.) that influence access to health care
    • Health systems issues (e.g., health workforce, health facilities, health policies, health finance, etc.)
  • Infectious & Communicable Diseases (e.g., malaria, HIV/AIDS, chlamydia, cholera etc.)
  • Chronic Disease (e.g., Sickle Cell/Obesity/Hypertension/Diabetes/Sleep/Cancer)
  • Global mental health (e.g., trauma, substance use, depression, etc.)
    • Disaster mental health
  • Immigrant/refugee health
  • Clinical Research
  • Clinical Practice
  • Service

Grant Timeline

Date Event
February 1, 2019 Release of RFP
March 1, 2019 Application deadline
March 1 – 31, 2019 Application review period
April 1, 2019 Notification of awardees
Summer 2019 Anticipated project start date
Fall 2019 Project end date
December 15, 2019 End-of-project report due
Funding amount: up to $5,000

Post-Award Requirements

  • Completion of required forms (e.g., scope of work, MOU with partnering organization(s), etc.)
  • Evaluation of project impact and outcomes: OGHE will provide technical assistance
  • End-of-project report due within one month of project end date (or no later than December 15, 2019): OGHE will provide template