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About Aya Healthcare


The UC San Diego Global Health Program is supported in part by Aya Healthcare, a data-driven market leader in healthcare staffing.


Through its transformative use of technology and digital engagement, Aya has become the largest travel nurse and allied staffing agency in the United States, as well as a leading provider of locums, per diem and non-clinical staffing.


Aya’s company culture is rooted in giving back and supports organizations that provide food security, education, healthcare, safe shelter and equity.

Aya Scholars Program




Apply to be an Aya Scholar!


Aya Healthcare is providing funding up to $1,000 to a group of current Global Health majors and minors to complete their Field Experience.



Global Health Field Experience can be domestic or abroad.

Applicants must be current UC San Diego Global Health students at the time of submission. 

Submit proof that you have been accepted to the program must be included with the application.

Students will provide a blog post/write up and photos upon completion of their experience

Attend a lunch with Aya Healthcare in Spring to share your experience


Applications open:
October 28th, 2021

Applications accepted at a rolling basis!


Thank you to everyone that applied for the Aya Scholars Program!

We are very excited to announce the first round of awardees and where their field experiences will be taking place:

Sara Moaddeli, Global Health Major
Leeda Sea, Global Health Major
Jocelyn Rodas, Global Health Major

UC San Diego Global Seminar: Health, Healing, and Sustainable Community Development,
Bali, Indonesia

Lisette Figueroa, Global Health Major
Volunteer Solutions, Sri Lanka

Megha Singhal, Global Health Minor
UC San Diego Global Health Brigades, Panama


We are excited to announce that we have opened up a 2nd round of applications!

Deadline: We are now accepting rolling applications! Applications will be reviewed as they are received by the GHP Office.


Apply Here


Field Experience Blog Posts