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Global Health Fellowship

The Medical Missionaries Global Health Fellowship offers recent college graduates, graduate students, or professionals interested in global health the opportunity to gain experience in health care delivery in a developing country.  Fellows spend one year in Thomassique, Haiti, working at St. Joseph’s Clinic. Visit the sponsoring organization's website for more information.

Horseshoe Farm Fellowship

The fellowship is a unique community-based "gap year" opportunity for those interested in healthcare or other community-based services. Visit the website for more information.

Laura W. Bush Traveling Fellowship

The fellowship will help fund a proposal designed by the applicant to conduct brief work in a foreign country related to the mandate of UNESCO – using education, natural sciences, social and human sciences, culture, and/or communication and information to build strong ties among nations. Visit the website for more information.


WorldTeach offers the opportunity for students to volunteer to teach in a developing country. Although not salaried, programs provide a living allowance to cover day-to-day living expenses. Students must have a Bachelor's degree before the beginning of the program and have an interest in education. Visit the website for deadlines and more information.