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2015 Velji Awards for Global Health Excellence

Posted by GHO Admin on November 17, 2014 in Awards

Nomination Deadline: Dec 1, 2014


The Velji Family Foundation annually celebrates global health education, research and service by honoring individuals and projects that demonstrate committed, creative approaches to serving underserved populations. 

Awardees Receive

  • Recognition at the 2015 CUGH Conference in Boston
  • Recognition on the CUGH website 
  • Free conference registration
  • Recognition plaque
  • USD $750 to support ongoing global health activities

Velji Global Health Implementation Award (student or trainee):

  • This award honors a student or trainee who implemented and scaled up an innovation that is having a sustainable effect on the lives of people in low-income settings. 

Velji Emerging Leader in Global Health Innovation (student or trainee):

  • This award honors a student or trainee who created an innovative project with high potential for impact on the lives of people in low-income settings.

Velji Emerging Leader in Global Health Innovation (faculty):

  • This award honors a faculty member who created an innovative project with high potential for impact on the lives of people in low income settings. 

Velji Global Health Education Award (faculty):

  • Honors a faculty member who worked collaboratively in a low-income setting to establish a sustainable training program that is improving local educational opportunities.

For more information visit the Award website.