Hill-Urbina Global Health Studies Fellowship


The Hill-Urbina Global Health Studies Fellowship supports international study opportunities for Northwestern students involved in Global Health Studies. Preference is given to students who have declared a minor in Global Health.

Award details

Awards of up to $3,000 are based on academic merit, essay quality, and financial need.


This fellowship is available to Northwestern undergraduates with a demonstrated interest in global health who are applying to participate in any of the following IPD health-related study abroad programs.

Application deadlines

  • November 1 for Spring Quarter programs
  • February 10 for Fall Quarter programs
  • March 1 for Summer Quarter programs
  • June 1 for Winter Quarter and Winter-Spring Quarter programs


Fellowship disbursement is contingent upon participation in the specific IPD program to which the student has applied. If a student withdraws or is dismissed from their IPD study abroad program, their award may be canceled. The student is responsible for any balance due to resulting from this loss of funding. Refer to the Withdrawal Policies for Northwestern-Sponsored Programs for more information about this policy.  

Fellowship recipients are expected to uphold exemplary standards of conduct, submit regular entries to the IPD blog during their study abroad program, and submit a reflective essay to IPD upon completion of his or her program. Recipients are also expected to participate in information sessions, orientation, and other events to assist IPD with program recruitment and to aid future program participants. 


Whitney Bennett, Study Abroad Program Assistant, at 847-467-6953