Graduate Student Research Awards


The GHI Graduate Student Research Awards are available to students pursuing a Ph.D. in any relevant discipline who are exploring topics that will enhance global health activities on the UW-Madison campus and beyond. These grants of up to $3,000 are for the duration of one year. The application period for 2021 Graduate Student Research Awards is closed.

The application period for the 2021 Henry Anderson Awards is closed.

The Henry Anderson III Graduate Student Award in Environmental and Occupational Public Health supports graduate and health professional. students pursuing research in those areas—that is the study of the role of environmental or occupational factors as determinants of health. Research topics might include (but not be exclusive to) health effects from pollution or toxins (air, water, food, noise, etc.), physical hazards (e.g. extreme climatic events), occupational hazards (workplace chemicals, biologicals, ergonomic issues, etc.), urban health (from urban design related to physical and/or mental health promotion) or ecosystem disruption and/or natural resource depletion and disease emergence.

Preference will be given to students in the schools of Medicine and Public Health, Pharmacy, Nursing and Veterinary Medicine, as well as those pursuing local and international environmental public health projects. GHI will make grants of a minimum of $1,500 for the duration of a year. The grant was offered for the first time in 2018.