The Global Women’s Health and Empowerment Summer Institute is an intensive 4-unit interdisciplinary program offered by the University of California Global Health Institute, under the aegis of the Center of Expertise in Women’s Health & Empowerment.
The Institute’s main purpose is to provide post-undergraduate students interested in improving women’s health and well-being with foundational knowledge and skills from several disciplines. Instructors will be drawn from UCLA and UCSF.
Upon completion of the WH&E Summer Institute, students will be able to:
Final projects will be due by midnight on Tuesday, September 3, 2013.
Admission to the program is by instructor consent. As part of the registration process, applicants will be asked to submit a 250 word essay, upload a current CV as a PDF document, provide a current G.P.A. (or the most recent G.P.A. if not an enrolled student), and the name and e-mail address for one reference. You can view the essay topic. Registration is open to all graduate students, professional students, as well as any college graduates who intend to apply to graduate or professional school in the future. You must have obtained your 4-year undergraduate degree (in any discipline) before enrolling in the Institute. The application deadline is 5:00p.m. on Friday July 26, 2013.
Incoming or currently enrolled UC graduate students are eligible for half-tuition scholarships. If you would like to be considered for a scholarship, please send a 100 word essay explaining your need via e-mail.