International Experience: Funding
The Andrew Watson Sellards Fund
The Andrew Watson Sellards Fund allows a modest amount of money for "the purpose of providing traveling scholarships or fellowships" for medical students for travel to "Latin America or, perhaps, at times, to the Orient, especially the Philippines. Occasionally, a reconnaissance expedition may be made to the Southern United States, particularly Florida, New Orleans, Texas or California."
This wording is a direct quote from the bequest. Travel is limited to the areas indicated and there must be a constructive project in medicine as the primary reason for travel.
If you have an interest in doing a project, please make an appointment to discuss the details of the travel with Dr. Koenig. Please note that this travel scholarship or fellowship can only be used once during your medical school training. The student should provide original receipts that will be reimbursed up to the amount allotted for that particular year.
Fogarty International Center Fellowship
The Fogarty International Center Fellowship provides opportunity for medical students to spend one year in a developing country conducting clinical research. Stipends and additional money for travel and educational materials included. Students apply during their third year with applications typically due at the end of December.
The Luce Scholars Program
The Luce Scholars Program provides stipends and internships for fifteen young Americans to live and work in Asia each year. Dating from 1974, the program's purpose is to increase awareness of Asia among future leaders in American society.