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.

See CFHI’s website for more information (

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 places you in the trenches of global health alongside community members, doctors, patients, and other champions for health equity and human flourishing.  CFHI helps you build your cross cultural effectiveness, understanding of international development, and experience in global health.

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 30+ programs  throughout Argentina, Bolivia, Ecuador, India, Mexico, South Africa, Tanzania, Ghana, Philippines, and Uganda which offer clinical and public health opportunities to students of all levels interested in health and medicine.