【Call for Participation】The 9th Annual APRU Global Health Virtual Case Competition 2024

APRU, an international university consortium of which Tohoku University is a member, will hold an international contest for teams of 3-6 students to create a 10-minute video in English showing solutions to global health issues.

Three videos will be chosen by an international panel of judges for the final round, which will be held as part of an APRU Global Health conference in November, 2024. The winning team will be announced at the conference and a prize of US$1,000 will be awarded.

If you are interested in applying, please check the official website for more details and how to participate, and apply directly.

April 19 – Deadline to register teams
June 7 – Final video submissions due by 11:59 pm Pacific Time
August 23 – Three finalist teams announced via email
November– Final judging of competition held during an APRU Global Health conference

“Improving Diabetes Care Management through Technological Innovation”

・The team must be comprised of currently enrolled university students (as of March, 2024). Students of all disciplines and stages in their training are welcome including undergraduate, graduate and medical students.
・Postdoctoral students and medical residents/interns are not eligible. Individuals holding faculty appointments also do not qualify.

・A representative from each team must register by April 19, 2024 at 11:59 pm Pacific Time through the online registration system. There is no cost to participate.
・There is no maximum number of teams per each university. Students are allowed to be part of more than one team.
・Teams can be comprised of students from different universities but they must all come from APRU member universities or from any university in Thailand.
・The teams must be comprised of 3-6 students. Changes can be made to the team members after registration. But an email must be sent to Dr. Withers at mwithers@usc.edu informing about the changes prior to the competition deadline.

・A prize of US$1,000 will be awarded to the winning team.

For competing teams, please submit the following materials by email by June 7 at 11:59 pm Pacific Time to mwithers@usc.edu.
・Provide a link to your video on YouTube, Vimeo, Bilibili or similar site.
・Video MUST be no more than 10 mins or it will not be eligible.

Official Website: https://www.apru.org/event/the-9th-annual-apru-global-health-virtual-case-competition-2024/

Global Engagement Division, Tohoku University
E-mail : kokusai-k@grp.tohoku.ac.jp
Tel : 022-217-5578