Request for Proposals


Seed Global Health is pleased to issue a Request for Proposals to solicit new partnerships in Malawi and Uganda that will link Seed with an institution, or a consortia of institutions, that includes at least one academic degree-level institution, to strengthen medical, nursing, or midwifery education.

Seed is unique in its approach by focusing on the education and training of physicians, nurses, and midwives and supporting their continued engagement in health delivery. By investing in healthcare educators and professionals, Seed will help create a future in which every country has a robust health workforce that is able to meet the needs of its population. To effectively achieve our vision and mission, Seed aspires to work across three central and interrelated goals: education, practice, and policy.

Application process

Solicitation for interested applicants is through submission of a formal proposal. The proposal must be written in English and must not exceed 10 pages (11-point font, single-spaced with one-inch margins).  Please click below for country specific information. The final proposal must include the following sections:

  1. Cover sheet (not to exceed 1 page)
  2. Partnership overview narrative (not to exceed 6 pages) [please use this template]
  3. Description of institutional and personnel capacity e.g. staff involved in the partnership (not to exceed 2 pages; CVs should be attached in the annex section of the proposal and will not be included in the page count)
  4. Description of proposed partner contributions (not to exceed 1 page)
  5. Annex

Learn more about our 5-year strategy.

Download the complete RFP document for Malawi here.  DUE MARCH 7th, 2019

Download the complete RFP document for Uganda here.  DUE MARCH 15th, 2019


Sub-Saharan Africa accounts for almost 80% of the global total of new HIV infections.

The World Health Organization estimates that there will be a critical shortage of 18 million doctors, nurses and midwives by 2030.

There are no medical schools in 6 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa.