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Shoulder to Shoulder Global

What is Shoulder to Shoulder Global?

Shoulder to Shoulder Global (STSG) is a University of Kentucky organization which seeks to improve the health and well-being of impoverished and underserved communities globally.

The main focus of STSG has been in Santo Domingo, Ecuador, where there is a year-round health clinic. STSG seeks to provide participants with educational, service, and research opportunities while serving the community through educational programming, providing primary care, and improving access to water and economic opportunities. Sound interesting? Visit the STSG website for more information about brigade dates, payment information, and resources.

Applying to STSG

Funding Your Brigade

Worried about funding? University of Kentucky students interested in earning credit for their brigade can apply for the New Horizons Scholarship. Additional scholarships for all STSG participants can be found through the Benjamin H. Josephson, M.D. Fund.