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Travel Scholarships Open Doors and Make a Lasting Impact for Volunteers and the Communities They Serve

FIMRC volunteers are essential to our mission to improve healthcare worldwide through sustainable and responsible programs. One way we help support volunteer travel is through our scholarship program. Three times a year, FIMRC makes travel scholarships available to volunteers looking for a way to give back, gain clinical experience, or discover the right global health career track for them.

Making a Difference Together: Supporting Chapter Travel Builds Bonds and Helps Communities

FIMRC Chapters help raise awareness about global health and provide amazing opportunities for volunteers to travel and serve. Traveling as a group can be a life-changing experience for our volunteers and for the communities we serve, and we are proud to offer scholarships to help even more volunteers travel abroad to serve with us. Some of our recent chapter groups received a scholarship award donated by a unique FIMRC leader & alum, John Park from Texas Tech.

Project La Merced, Peru: A Beautiful and Unique Volunteer Experience

“My best memories from La Merced involve working with the local children. From teaching them first aid to communication skills, you can see FIMRC’s positive impact every time you engage with the community.” Stephanie Villalta, FIMRC Alumna and Medical Assistant from San Francisco weighs in on her time serving at Project La Merced.