UCGHI Incubator Awards

Innovative Educational Programs for UC and/or Partner Learners

The UC Global Health Institute (UCGHI) catalyzes innovation for transformative solutions to global health challenges. The UCGHI Incubator Awards are designed to support teams to develop innovative educational programs.

UCGHI launched a competitive planning grants program to provide 5 to 10 UCGHI Incubator Awards of between $5,000 and $10,000. These grants are designed to stimulate multi-campus and multidisciplinary teams that also include international partners to propose innovative strategies for addressing significant global health challenge.

Winners for Innovative Educational Programs


From Seed Funding to Global Impact: Three Multi-Campus University of California-Based Initiatives Drive Health Equity

In 2021, the UC Global Health Institute launched the Incubator Awards program which is a competitive planning grants program that provided up to $10,000 in funding for multi-campus and multidisciplinary initiatives in the initial phase of the program and an additional $30,000 for three multi-campus teams. Here is an overview of their work from 2021 to present and what they aim to tackle in the future.