Tami Fisk Mission Travel Grant Information

Tami Fisk Mission Travel Grant Fund

PURPOSE

To fund travel grants for travel expenses of medically-trained individuals exploring and/or beginning medical service in East Asia with preference to those working with MSI Professional Services or OMF International. East Asia shall consist of the following countries: Cambodia, China including Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Myanmar, Mongolia, North Korea, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam.


ORIGINAL DONORS

Ronald and Ann Fisk in memory of their daughter, Dr. Tami Fisk, missionary to China.


ELIGIBILITY

Eligible recipients shall be called of the Lord (or seriously exploring their calling) to medical service in East Asia. Applicants shall be chosen on the basis of spiritual maturity, demonstrated medical gifts, qualified levels of competence, and financial need. Recipients shall have at least two years of medical school, three years of nursing school, or similar levels of training in other health care professions.

Priority with regard to training shall be given in the following order: Medicine (e.g., medical students, residents, fellows, physicians), nursing (e.g., nursing students, nurses, nurse practitioners, nurse anesthetists), other health care professions (e.g., dentists, optometrists, pharmacists, physician assistants, therapists, public health), and other medical personnel (e.g., technicians).

U.S. applicants shall be members in good standing with CMDA or a recognized Christian association within their field of healthcare. Non-U.S. applicants shall be members in good standing with a national Christian medical fellowship that is recognized by the International Christian Medical & Dental Association.


AWARDS

Up to $1,000 per individual.

If an applicant in his/her exploration process has already committed to medical missions service of three (3) or more years, the grant could be $1,000, renewable for three (3) years.


CONDITIONS

Funds must be used for participation in a missionary medical experience, specifically for transportation, food and/or lodging.

Restrictions: Mission trip must be four (4) weeks or more in duration, and arranged by the recipient for completion within one (1) year from the date of award. If sufficient funds from other sources are received for a particular trip, the recipient shall return unused funds to CMDA for use by others.


REPORT REQUIRED AT END OF MISSION EXPERIENCE

Each recipient shall provide a final summary report within 30 days of completion of the trip highlighting lessons learned and the impact on future career plans. Photos should be included.

Along with the report, each recipient is expected to write a letter of appreciation to the donors. Reports and letters will be shared with the Fisk family (Ron and/or Ann Fisk, son Timothy or their designees).


APPLICATION DEADLINES

Application deadlines are March 1 and October 1.

 

For questions regarding the scholarship, contact CMDA's Executive Assistant using the form on this page.

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Online Application:

Before an application will be considered, a letter of recommendation from the applicant's pastor must be submitted. The letter should highlight the applicant's spiritual maturity and involvement in ministry. The reference is an attempt to do a 360-degree look at you from those who have good knowledge of your calling, spiritual commitment, passion for evangelism and your ability to work in an overseas missionary context. If your pastor is not able to provide this information, please select someone who could. The letter of reference should be sent to CMDA's Executive Assistant using the form on this page.

TAMI FISK MISSION TRAVEL GRANT ONLINE APPLICATION

Before completing this application, please thoroughly read the guidelines for this award. Please give thoughtful and complete responses to every question.
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*Have you read through the guidelines for this scholarship?

For security reasons, you may call CMDA at 423-844-1000 to verbally submit your social security number after you complete and submit this online application.


*Have you had any previous experience abroad - medical, dental or other?

*Will this clinical experience provide elective credit toward your healthcare degree?

*Do you have a valid passport?

*How many times have you received CMDA scholarship funding?


Before submitting your application, please copy your application from this page and save it to a Word document. If after submitting you do not receive a message thanking you for completing the application, please contact CMDA's Executive Assistant at 423-844-1000. Thank you for your patience.

*All items marked with an asterisk are required.