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Clausen Fellowships: Global Micro-Clinic Project
Deadline: Open until filled. Priority will be given to applications received by March 15, 2008. Open to any registered University of California student.
The Global Micro-Clinic Project (GMCP) is funded is to create 50 micro-clinics in Karnataka, India, with local partners, whereby disenfranchised populations can share medical equipment, collectively utilize vital treatment options for diseases and health conditions, and shape and participate in health education. The Clausen Fellowship will support one or two individuals for a three-month summer term, six months, or one year. Responsibilities include: strategize about the establishment of micro-clinics and how they can best serve the diabetes problem of India; establish partnerships with key institutions and help create plan of action; evaluate and monitor the progress of the micro-clinics; complete a final co-authored report for publication which will make recommendations for future changes and suggest feasibility for wider application; and deliver oral presentations in the US upon completion of fellowship. More

UC-Pacific Rim Research Program Grants
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The UC Pacific Rim Research Program sponsors a competitive grants program that supports collaborative research by UC faculty, graduate students, and their colleagues at other institutions by providing funding for promising new lines of investigation. Graduate students are encouraged to apply, but must obtain sponsorship from a faculty member who will have budgetary and oversight responsibilities. Successful proposals include: focus on interactions or major issues affecting the Pacific Rim region and specific to it, comparative investigation across national, cultural, linguistic and/or regional boundaries, and collaboration of scholars in different countries (faculty sponsorship or institutional affiliation from host country). For more information, please visit: http://www.ucop.edu/research/pacrim/.

UC Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation (IGCC) Fellowships
Deadline: February 1, 2007
The University of California Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation sponsors UC graduate students from all campuses in an annual fellowship, internship, and grant competition. Since its beginning, IGCC has committed significant resources to stimulating independent research and course development on the causes of international conflict and opportunities to promote international cooperation. The following three types of opportunities are available: 1) the IGCC Washington, D.C., Internship Program offers a $3,000 stipend and $500 for travel during a ten-week summer internship. Recipients can intern with any international affairs organization of their choosing based in Washington, D.C. 2) Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships are open to graduate students from all disciplines whose dissertation-level research addresses causes of international conflict and opportunities for international cooperation. 3) Public Policy and Biological Threats is a two-week, funded training program in residence at UC San Diego. For more information, see the IGCC website or contact Estella Juarez at (858) 534-8602.

Grants for Collaborative Projects
on Mexico-California Migration and Health Issues from UC MEXUS and CMHI
Deadline: July
The University of California Institute for Mexico and the United States (UC MEXUS) and the California-Mexico Health Initiative (CHMI) are sponsoring a special call for proposals from teams of UC and Mexican researchers for collaborative projects in research, public policy, public service, and education related to health and migration in California and Mexico. Each proposal must be co-directed by an eligible principal investigator from a UC campus and one from a Mexican academic or research institution. To support this collaboration, a Binational Researchers Directory has been established by CMHI. This and application forms and instructions and can be accessed at http://www.ucop.edu/cprc/cmhi.html. The maximum grant amount is $40,000 for 1.5 years.

Updated: March 12, 2008
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