Naomi Kim Medical Missions Scholarship Application Information
To assist selected healthcare students in participating in their first Global Health Outreach short-term medical missions experience, enabling them to become familiar with the cultural, social, spiritual, medical and dental problems in developing countries while allowing them to serve the
The applicant must be:
1. A CMDA member (CMDA membership is at no cost for student members). You can join CMDA at www.joincmda.org.
2. A student in a professional or pre-professional course of study expected to lead to a position in healthcare, i.e., students of medicine, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy, physician assistant, physical therapy, (pre-medicine, pre-dentistry, and others)
3. New to Global Health Outreach short-term medical missions.
METHOD OF APPLICATION
Applications will be reviewed as they are submitted. The application must be submitted at least two months prior to the trip departure, and the applicant must be accepted as a Global Health Outreach trip participant before applying for the scholarship. There is a maximum of one scholarship per Global Health Outreach trip, pending available funds. An email endorsement of your application by the team leader is required. Email your application to Global Health Outreach.
Awards will be announced by email as they are awarded. The amount of the award will be up to $500 and is to be used for project and transportation-related expenses.
The applicant must submit a letter of no more than 300 words that describes their current course of education, and their motivation for serving in medical missions. This letter should address what they hope to learn from their participation in the short-term medical
After the trip is complete, the awardee is required to submit a 400-500 word summary report of their experience that focuses on the spiritual change that took place in their life as a result of the trip. The awardee is to create a profile on MedicalMissions.com and to post a summary of this story on this website after returning from the trip. The awardee is to write a letter of appreciation to the donor and to be available to talk by phone with the donor. This letter of appreciation is to be included with the summary report so that it can be forwarded to the donor.