Scholarships

Scholarships are available to medical, public health, or health sciences students! Find scholarships and the application below.


Roger williamson medical scholarship

This scholarship for medical students was established in 2014. One scholarship will be awarded each calendar year for $1,300 to cover CHI’s program fee to participate in a Medical Clinic Team. The recipient is responsible for his or her own airfare and miscellaneous expenses. 

Applicants must be enrolled as a full-time medical student at an US accredited school in the state of Iowa and in good academic standing. All applicants must complete the application. Application materials (essay, curriculum vitae, picture, and 2 letters of recommendation) must be received by October 1 to be considered for the trips in January - June. Application materials for a trip that departs between July - December must be received by May 1. All applicants will be notified by email of their award status within 2 weeks of the deadline. All scholarship recipients must submit a reflection piece upon their return to the United States.

roger williamson health sciences scholarship

This scholarship for health sciences students was established in 2014. One scholarship will be awarded each calendar year for $1,300 to cover CHI’s program fee to participate in a Medical Clinic Team. The recipient is responsible for his or her own airfare and miscellaneous expenses.

Applicants must be enrolled as a full-time student in nursing school (RN, BSN, LPN), physician's assistant school, nurse practitioner school, dental school, public health, nutrition, physical therapy, training as an EMT or Paramedic, or other health science training at the undergraduate or graduate level in the state of Iowa and in good academic standing. All applicants must complete the application. Application materials (essay, curriculum vitae, picture, and 2 letters of recommendation) must be received by October 1 to be considered for the trips in January - June. Application materials for a trip that departs between July - December must be received by May 1. All applicants will be notified by email of their award status within 2 weeks of the deadline. All scholarship recipients must submit a reflection piece upon their return to the United States.

bouskaship for public health

This scholarship for public health students was established in 2017. One scholarship will be awarded each calendar year for $1,300 to cover CHI's program fee for participation in a Medical Clinic Team. The recipient is responsible for his or her own airfare and miscellaneous expenses.

Applicants must be enrolled as a full-time public health student in an accredited US school. This includes medical students dually earning their degree in medicine and public health. Applicants must be in good academic standing. All applicants must complete the application. Application materials (essay, curriculum vitae, picture, and 2 letters of recommendation) must be received by October 1 to be considered for the trips in January - June. Application materials for a trip that departs between July - December must be received by May 1. All applicants will be notified by email of their award status within 2 weeks of the deadline. All scholarship recipients must submit a reflection piece upon their return to the United States.

benzoni scholarship

This scholarship for Des Moines University students was established in 2018. One scholarship will be awarded each calendar year for 5 years at $1000 toward CHI's program fee for participation in a Medical Clinic Team. The recipient is responsible for the remainder of the program fee, airfare, and miscellaneous expenses.

Applicants must be enrolled in Des Moines University's DO, DPM, or PA programs and in good academic standing. All applicants must complete the application. Application materials (essay, curriculum vitae, picture, and 2 letters of recommendation) must be received by October 1 to be considered for the trips in January - June. Application materials for a trip that departs between July - December must be received by May 1. All applicants will be notified by email of their award status within 2 weeks of the deadline. All scholarship recipients must submit a reflection piece upon their return to the United States.

emergency physicians of the rockies scholarship

This scholarship is awarded two times each calendar year. The $2500 awarded can be put toward CHI's program fees and trip-associated expenses. Applicants must apply directly with Emergency Physicians of the Rockies, not with CHI.