Minority Health and Health Disparities International Research Training
(MHIRT) Program – October 1 application deadline (annually)
The Minority Health and Health Disparities International Research Training
(MHIRT) Program accepts applications each September through October 1 for
Spring and Summer opportunities. The MHIRT Program is a research experience
where students learn to conduct research during the spring semester and
then conduct an 8-week research project on health and health disparities in
international locations during the summer.
The Program benefits include:
Quality experience in research
Summer stipend of $1000/month for 3 months
Roundtrip airfare and paid living expenses abroad
Life changing research and cultural experience
Applicants must be: 1) a US citizen or permanent resident, 2) from an
under-represented minority background (which includes Hawaiians and Pacific
Islanders, Filipinos, Hispanic Americans/Latinos, African Americans/Blacks,
American Indians and Alaska Natives), 3) from a socioeconomically
disadvantaged background or 4) from rural areas.
See attached list of universities you may apply to.