Research SCholarships

Calling MPH Students

IVU measures the impact of their work by partnering with physicians in low-resource countries on research projects.

A Unique Opportunity

Thanks to the generous support of the Herbert McLaughlin Children’s Trust, IVU is accepting applications for public health student research scholarships. This program is open to public health graduate students interested in global health.

Program Highlights:

  • 3-6 weeks of research time in an IVU partner hospital in Africa, Asia, or Caribbean.
  • Travel, logistics, and emergency insurance funded and coordinated by IVU
  • Scholarship to support travel and living expenses
  • Research mentorship from an IVU board member surgeon/researcher
  • Help with meaningful research including investigating economic impacts of urological diseases and injuries, NGO program measurement and evaluation, and more
  • Opportunity to co-author a peer-reviewed article
  • Opportunity to participate in an IVU surgical training workshop during research time abroad
  • Work with surgeons and researchers in Africa, Asia, or Caribbean

Now Accepting Applications

Please contact Josh Wood for more information and application materials at 801-524-0201 or

PDF Research Scholarship Application