Robert Landes Medical Missions Scholarship
Part of Global Health Outreach
To financially assist selected healthcare professionals and students in participating on a Global Health Outreach short-term medical missions experience, enabling them to become familiar with the cultural, social, spiritual, medical and dental problems in developing countries while allowing them to serve the underserved.
Robert C. Landes, MD, enjoyed using his skills and talents to serve the underprivileged through medical mission trips. The Robert Landes’ Scholarship Fund was established in 2018 by his wife in loving memory of her husband.
- Applicants must be a healthcare professional or a student in a professional or pre-professional course of study expected to lead to a position in healthcare (i.e. professionals or students of medicine, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy, physician assistant, physical therapy, pre-medicine, pre-dentistry and others).
- Applicant must already be accepted as a Global Health Outreach trip participant before applying for the scholarship.
- An emailed endorsement of your application by the team leader is required.
METHOD OF APPLICATION
Using the online application on this page, applicants must complete the application and submit to Global Health Outreach. Applications will be reviewed in the order they are submitted. There is a maximum of one scholarship per Global Health Outreach trip, pending available funds.
Awards will be announced by email as they are awarded. The amount of the award will be up to $500 and must be used for GHO mission trip project and transportation-related expenses.
Using the form below, each applicant must submit a letter of no more than 300 words that describes their current profession or course of education and their motivation for serving in medical missions. This letter should address what they hope to learn from their participation in the short-term medical missions experience.
After the trip is complete, the awardee is required to submit a 400 to 500 word summary report of their experience that focuses on the spiritual change that took place in their life as a result of the trip. The awardee is to create a profile on MedicalMissions.com and post a summary of this story on this website after returning from the trip. The awardee is to write a letter of appreciation to the donor. This letter of appreciation is to be included with the summary report so it can be forwarded to the donor.