FMUSP Winter School Travel Grants

Each winter, the University of São Paulo Medical School invites medical students from around the world to learn and network for two weeks at Brazil’s preeminent medical and research university.

Who: All UMMS students*

What: A two-week program that brings medical students together from all over the world to study and network. There are individual course offerings within the Winter School curriculum. Past subjects have included autopsy, cardiology, pathology, dermatology, obstetrics & gynecology, etc.

Where: Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo (FMUSP) is a longtime UMMS partner institution as well as the largest higher education and research institution in Brazil and the largest hospital system in Latin America.

Amount: The Winter School is offered free to qualified applicants (housing is provided) and Global REACH offers $1,000 grants to help offset travel costs. *All students are elligible to apply for Winter School and the associated Global REACH Winter School Travel Grants. However, priority for Travel Grants will be given to students in the Global Health and Disparities (GHD) Path.

When: Winter School typically runs in July, with an application period in February/March. The 2018 application period is now closed.

Travel Resouces: Find information to help plan your overseas educational experience in the Travel Services area of the website, including travel registry and insurance information, visa and passport resources, a pre-departure timeline and checklist, and more.