International Summer Undergraduate Research in Global Health (I-SURGH)

I-SURGH offers Harvard undergraduates the opportunity to conduct cutting-edge global health research in an international setting. Students in I-SURGH receive a stipend to cover travel costs to and from their site, living expenses, and local transportation. Unfortunately HGHI cannot cover the summer savings requirement for I-SURGH students who are on financial aid.  

Once accepted to their site, participants in I-SURGH meet with a Harvard faculty member to develop a project that falls within the research agenda of the site. Throughout the summer, students work with a local mentor who supervises their daily work.

While all returning Harvard College undergraduates are eligible to apply for an I-SURGH placement, preference is given to sophomores and juniors.

You can find the description of all 2016 I-SURGH placements here. Please note the deadline for 2016 has passed and we are no longer accepting applications.