Women Physicians in Christ Mission Trip Scholarship Information

House of Hope in Managua, Nicaragua

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Purpose

In partnership with Global Health OutreachWomen Physicians in Christ organizes mission trips to House of Hope in Managua, Nicaragua. These trips offer participants an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of girls and women caught in human trafficking. We will be working at House of Hope, an amazing place where the physical, spiritual, economic and educational needs of women in sex slavery (both girls who have been trafficked and women caught in prostitution) are addressed.

 

Scholarship

Through the generous donations of WPC graduates, scholarship(s) up to $1,000 are available for female medical and dental students wishing to participate in joint GHO / WPC trips.

 

Prerequisites for applying:

  1. Currently enrolled as a medical or dental student
  2. CMDA membership (membership is free to students and has many benefits)
  3. This would be your first GHO missions trip

By applying, you are committing that if you are chosen you will complete your application for the upcoming GHO/WPC trip with the $150 application fee (which is applied towards the total project fee of $1,555).

 

Once accepted by GHO, your commitment:

  1. Pay the additional amount for the project fee:
    $1,555 (total trip fee, subject to change)
    $150 application fee
    $1,000 scholarship
    = $405 due from scholarship recipient.
  2. Purchase airfare with the team through GHO. The estimated cost to scholarship recipient: $900 depending on departure city; due upon ticketing.
  3. Follow through on attending the trip as you are a valuable part of the team, and they are counting on your full participation.
  4. Submit a note after the trip telling of the value of your experience.

Summary:

Project fee $1,555
Due upon scholarship notification -$150
Due upon GHO approval -$405
Balance/WPC scholarship pays -$1,000

You are also responsible for your airfare/purchased through GHO

 

Application Process

  1. Complete your scholarship application on this page by October 15 for January trips and March 15 for June trips.
  2. A reference letter must be received from any active graduate CMDA member (not a student or resident member). This letter must be attached to the online application, or mailed to, WPC, P.O. Box 7500, Bristol, TN 37621.
  3. Applicants will be notified of the recipient within two weeks of the close of scholarship applications. Please contact the WPC Administrator using the form below with any questions.

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Online Application:

Through the generous donations of WPC graduates, scholarship(s) up to $1,000 are available for female medical and dental students wishing to participate in joint GHO / WPC trips.

WPC MISSION TRIP - HOUSE OF HOPE 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?

*Which trip are you interested in participating?

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 the GHO Department at 423-844-1000. Thank you for your patience.

*All items marked with an asterisk are required.