The Santander Scholarship Application is now open!

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October 12th, 2012

The Department of International Health is excited to announce that the application process for the Santander Universities Scholars Program has begun.  This is an exciting opportunity to fund an international practicum of 6 weeks or more and I encourage you to consider applying!  10 awards are available for low to moderate income students, and 10 awards are available to students wishing to complete a practicum in Latin America.  For both awards, scholarships will we granted on a competitive basis.  

Santander Universities Scholars Program

As a practice-based school of public health, the Boston University School of Public Health is committed to promoting experiential learning activities to better prepare its graduates to be successful in the world of work, both domestically and globally. The Santander Universities Scholars Program is a three year agreement between Sovereign Bank and Boston University aimed at contributing to this mission.

To facilitate the School of Public Health’s core commitment to train public health professionals who are adept in a complex, globalizing world, it will utilize the funding received through the Santander Universities Scholars Program to improve and expand several programs within its Field Practice Program in the Department of International Health. The following scholarships are available to all School of Public Health students to facilitate international practica:

The application deadline for both the Santander Universities Latin America Scholarship and the Santander Universities Scholarship is 5:00pm on November 14, 2012.

Applications submitted after the deadline will be considered for the spring semester application cycle.

For more detailed information, please visit the IH Blast website.  To apply, visit the IH Blast and fill out the online application form.  If you have questions, you may contact Emily Jump at