Child Family Health International (CFHI)


Scholarships for CFHI Global Health Rotations

Child Family Health International (CFHI) offers scholarships towards participation in any CFHI Global Health Education Program during the program months below. One CFHI scholarship each round will be specially designated for an AMSA member.

  • Scholarship Round 1: January – April 2015 Programs
    Application Deadline:November 12, 2014
    Applicants Notified: December 10, 2014
  • Scholarship Round 2: May, June, & August 2015 Programs
    Application Deadline: March 4, 2015
    Applicants Notified: April 1, 2015
  • Scholarship Round 3: September- December 2015 Programs
    Application Deadline: July 15, 2015
    Applicants Notified: August 12, 2015

To apply AMSA members must simply complete the CFHI Scholarship Application and note AMSA membership number in the space provided. CFHI will select one winner each round exclusively from AMSA member scholarship applications. For details visit CFHI’s Scholarship Page.

Who is CFHI?

Child Family Health International (CFHI) provides community-based Global Health Education Programs for health science students and institutions. Our unique model fosters reciprocal partnerships and empowerment in local communities — transforming perspectives about self, healing and global citizenship.

CFHI is an NGO in Special Consultative Status with the ECOSOC of the United Nations.

What are CFHI Programs?

Through CFHI participants go on 4 to 16 week placements with physicians in developing countries working in underserved communities. Participants rotate through local clinics and hospitals, attend medical lectures, and become immersed in the healthcare system of the community. CFHI has 20+ sites throughout Argentina, Bolivia, Ecuador, India, Mexico, South Africa, and Uganda which offer clinical and public health opportunities to students of all levels interested in health and medicine.