SAMA provides travel grants to US students that support SAMA programs and initiatives in Sudan.

In August 2016 two New York University graduate students were sponsored by SAMA to support the mycetoma initiative in Sudan.

Ezra Jerome and Mehreen Qureshi joined the mycetoma mobile clinic team in Wad Onsa near Sennar, Blue Nile State.

They had designed a hybrid surveillance/case management mobile app for Android-based devices with the ability to run offline in resource-limited settings. Transcribing basic demographic, differential diagnostic, and referral forms, and customizing with the ability to record GPS location for future follow-up and image capture of suspected lesions for telemedicine application.