Frequently Asked Question
This section is a collection of frequently asked question both from SYPs and Mentors. If you have further questions, or comments that should be covered in this section, please do not hesitate to contact us.
What is an SYP?
SYP is the abbrevation for Student and Young Professional. In other words it means Mentee, but we don’t use this terminology at GHMe. Read more here.
When can I join as an SYP or Mentor?
The Global Health Mentorships Program opens its application in end of April of each year. Sign up to our newsletter to stay up-to-date.
When does the program start and how long is it?
The summer program starts in May and ends in September. However, we encourage our participants to stay in touch after the program, providing a sustainable mentoring relationship.
What does GHMe stands for?
GHMe stands for Global Health Mentorships
From where is GHMe operated?
GHMe is registered as a nonprofit organization registered in Copenhagen, Denmark. However, the GHMe team operates the program from an online platform, with volunteer team members located all over the world.
Do I classify as mentor?
You classify as mentor if you have at least 5 years of global health work experience.
How do you match mentors and SYPs?
The Program Facilitators match the participants acording to area of interest, geographical location, time zone and gender to ensure a well-balanced and diverse GHMe group.
How can I become part of the GHMe team?
The GHMe team is opening applications for prospective team members when there are openings in the team, please keep an eye out on our vacancies page here
How do you evaluate the program?
GHMe conducts pre- mid- and post-evaluation of each cycle and applies the received feedback to the subsequent cycle. Also, our Program Evaluator analyzes data from your applications, engagement on social media, and another other sources of information.
I already applied before but did not get accepted, can I apply again?
Yes, you can always apply again. Not being accepted does not reflect you as an applicant, but may solely reflect the fac that you did not match to suitable group that year. Therefore, we always encourage you to apply again.