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3 weeks



Applicants must:
- Be a UNC undergraduate junior or senior planning on applying for Medical School
- Have limited or no global travel experience
- Demonstrate financial need through one of the following: need-based financial aid eligibility as determined by your FAFSA, an international student financial aid worksheet that demonstrates need, and a narrative statement, if the other two options do not apply, that discusses need


The UNC Medical Horizons Fellowship provides funding for a student to join 1st and 4th year medical students on a summer women’s health project in Honduras. The UNC School of Medicine and the Honduran Health Alliance (HHA) manages the award and review process. The program includes the following components:

  • Fully funded trip to Honduras to collaborate with medical students and local communities and provide health education talks, family planning resources, and women’s health screenings
  • Experience in a medical school environment and patient contact
  • Career and personal development and networking opportunities

PREFERRED: Particular interest in women’s health. A commitment to improve Spanish skills prior to the trip.

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UNC School of Medicine

Moira Rogers
Monday, November 21, 2022