WONCA Montegut Global Scholar Program 2023

We are pleased to announce that the application for the Montegut Global Scholar Program (MGSP), sponsored by the American Board of Family Medicine Foundation, is now open!

The Montegut Global Scholars Program (MGSP) was established by the American Board of Family Medicine Foundation (ABFM-F) in 2010. The American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) is a member of the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS). The ABFM-F is a supporting organisation of the ABFM. Its primary mission is to support the ABFM’s research and scholarly activities.

Alain Montegut MD

The Montegut Global Scholars Program (MGSP) was established by the ABFM-F in April 2010. It was named in honor of Alain Montegut, M.D., a member of the Board of Directors of the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) from 2005-2010 and whose career has been devoted to developing high quality family medicine practice internationally, especially in underserved and/or undeveloped countries.

A program for WONCA regional meeting attendance.

The MGSP was established to foster international education, research, and collaboration in the specialty of family medicine. It will support the attendance of family physicians from Africa, Asia Pacific, East Mediterranean, Europe Iberoamericana, North America, and South Asia Regions of the international organization of family physicians (WONCA) to any WONCA regional conference of 2022.
For further information on the MGSP click here.

Application Process

Interested candidates must fill out the MGSP Application and send it to their respective WONCA Region.

The application deadline is Friday 19 May 2023 at 17:00 UTC. No applications will be accepted after the deadline. 

Applications will be reviewed by the MGSP Regional Committees and the selected regional candidates will be shared with ABFM for final approval of the Scholarship winners.

WONCA Regions’ Contacts

WONCA Africa  - [email protected]
WONCA Asia Pacific - [email protected]
WONCA East Mediterranean - [email protected]
WONCA Europe - [email protected]
WONCA Iberoamericana-CIMF - [email protected]
WONCA North America - [email protected]
WONCA South Asia - [email protected]