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Here are some of the Public Health scholarships on our site for which you may qualify.

Lung Health Dissertation Grant

The objective of the Lung Health Research Dissertation Grant is to support pre-doctoral dissertation research in the various disciplines of social science examining risk factors affecting lung health including:  Psychosocial lung health research  Behavioral lung health research  Health services and health policy research  Epidemiological/Biostatistical lung health research  Public Health education research ELIGIBILITY Education and Experience At the time of application, the applicant must be a matriculating student in good standing in a full-time academic program leading to a doctoral degree in one of the above-mentioned fields. Nurses pursuing a doctoral degree in any field are eligible. Individuals with an MD degree who wish to acquire a PhD or those conducting bench research not involving patients or patient data are not eligible to apply. Citizenship At the time of application, candidates must be United States citizens or foreign nationals holding one of the following visa immigration statuses: permanent resident (Green Card), exchange visitor (J-1), temporary worker in a specialty occupation (H-1B), Canadian or Mexican citizen engaging in professional activities (TN), Australians in Specialty Occupation (E-3 visa) or temporary worker with extraordinary abilities in the sciences (O-1). Lung Health Dissertation applicants may hold a student (F-1) visa. At the time of application and throughout the award, an applicant must be employed by a U.S. institution. Applicants are required to submit one signed original plus two copies of all application materials to: American Lung Association 21 W. 38th Street, 3rd Floor New York, NY 10018 ATTN: Research Division

HSF/Pfizer Fellowship Program

Program Description: The HSF/Pfizer Fellowship Program is available on a competitive basis to Hispanic graduate students at selected universities and in selected majors. The fellowship includes a $10,000 award for the academic year, and a paid Summer internship in New York. A renewal award of $10,000 for a second year is contingent upon participation in internship and continued academic success. Eligibility Requirements: Be of Hispanic heritage Be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident with a permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 (not expired) Be a graduate student enrolled full-time during the upcoming academic year, at one of the following institutions in one of the specified schools: Carnegie Mellon - The Heinz School Columbia University - Teachers College, Columbia Business School, School of Public Health Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations, School of Management, Public Policy, School of Public Health, Cornell Medical School Harvard University - School of Public Health, Harvard Business School/Woodrow Wilson, Harvard Medical School John Hopkins University - School of Public Health Massachusetts Institute of Technology - School of Management New York University - Stern Northwestern University - School of Business Stanford University - School of Business University of California-Berkeley - School of Public Health University of California-Los Angeles - Anderson School of Management University of Chicago - Graduate School of Business University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana - Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations University of Minnesota - Carlson School of Management University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - School of Public Health, School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania - School of Business University of Texas at Austin - School of Business University of Texas at Houston - School of Public Health University of Washington at Seattle - School of Pharmacy, School of Public Health, School of Medicine Have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or the equivalent) Must apply for Federal Financial Aid Be available to participate in a mandatory, paid 12-week Summer internship in New York City.

Hulda Crooks School of Public Health Scholarship

The School of Public Health awards six $1000 scholarships to students who personify a personal and professional commitment to health and fitness. Criteria are based upon excellence in scholarship, physical fitness, spiritual commitment, and involvement in community projects.

Internship Tuition Scholarship

MPH students in the Department of International Health who are accepted for an internship with a contracting non-governmental organization under the internship program are eligible for a $1000 tuition waiver for the field practicum portion of the curriculum. MPH students

Morris K. Udall Scholarship

Purpose: The Morris K. Udall Scholarship and Excellence in National Environmental Policy Foundation awards approximately 75 scholarships annually to students pursuing careers related to environmental public policy, or who are Native Americans or Alaska Natives pursuing careers related to health care or tribal public policy.

MGMA Western Section Scholarship

Individuals residing in MGMA Western section states (Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming) who are current MGMA members and enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program relevant to medical practice management. Eligibility Applicants must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program relevant to medical practice management, including public health, business administration, healthcare administration and other related areas.The scholarships are not intended to support individuals pursuing degrees in: medicine physical therapy nursing or other clinically related professions

IHS Pre-Graduate Scholarship

Our Pre-Graduate scholarship provides financial aid to qualified American Indian and Alaska Native undergraduate students. Recipients must be members or descendants of federally recognized, state-recognized or terminated Tribes enrolled in courses leading to a bachelor's degree in pre-medicine, pre-dentistry, pre-podiatry and other subjects needed by the Indian health programs. Eligibility Requirements Before you begin your application, confirm that you meet our eligibility requirements, as well as familiarize yourself with the agreement or contract associated with the scholarship that matches your academic pursuits. Citizenship Requirements You must be a United States citizen (US-born or naturalized) or US national to be considered for an IHS scholarship. Males 18 years or older must be registered for Selective Service. Documents that will be accepted as proof of citizenship include: Copy of your birth certificate. Current US passport. Certificate of citizenship or naturalization. A copy of a driver’s license or a social security card will not be accepted as documentation of citizenship. Tribal/Village Membership Requirements Preparatory and Pre-Graduate Scholarships: Recipients must be a member or descendant of a federally recognized, state-recognized or terminated American Indian Tribe or Alaska Native village. Health Professions Scholarship: Recipients must be a member of a federally recognized American Indian Tribe or Alaska Native village only. Academic Requirement Applicants must also meet specific eligibility requirements: Be a high school graduate or the equivalent. Have a minimum 2.0 GPA. Be capable of completing a health profession degree program. Intend to serve Indian people as a health professional in your chosen discipline.

NBCCF Military Scholarship

Description The military scholarship was created to increase the number of counselors available to serve military personnel and families suffering from a shortage of available mental health professionals. The NBCC Foundation is pleased to announce the military scholarships for service members, veterans and their spouses pursuing a career in professional counseling. These scholarships provide financial support to students who are currently enrolled in a CACREP-accredited, master’s-level counseling program; are active duty, have served in the military within the past five years or are a military spouse; and who commit to serving military personnel for a minimum of two years upon graduation. Five scholarships in the amount of $5,000 are available. Eligibility Requirements for Minority Fellowship Applicants: Applicants must be enrolled in a CACREP-accredited counseling master’s program. Applicants must carry at least six (6) credit hours during the current semester. Applicants must be prior or current active duty U. S. military service members; Veterans must have served in the military within the past five years and have received an honorable discharge; and military spouses. Applicants must commit to applying for the National Certified Counselor (NCC) credential prior to graduation. Applicants must commit to providing mental health services to service members and/or veterans for at least two years after graduation.

Annuvia’s $500 Public Safety Scholarship

Theme: Annuvia’s Public Safety Scholarship is designed to help college students interested in pursuing a career in public health and safety or emergency medical services pursue their passion and make the world a safer place to live and work. Entry Guidelines: Write a 500+ word essay telling us about a method, systematic improvement, or device that would improve public safety or emergency response in urban communities in the United States. Particular interest should be paid to community paramedicine and bridging the gap between emergency responders, 911 callers, and victims. Scholarship Requirement Details: Essays must be original and written by the applicant. Essays should be based on accurate research, industry knowledge, and realistic concepts, ideas, and technologies (e.g. essays involving drones to provide CPR to victims in cardiac arrest most likely won’t be considered). Essays will be checked for plagiarism, re-writes, and duplicates. Final application will require: Copy of your essay. Additional personal information, as required, for proof of full-time student status and active registration.

The Helen N. & Harold B. Shapira Heart Medical Scholarship

The Purpose: To stimulate interest in the study of heart and blood vessel diseases. The Scholarship: Every year one $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a medical student. The successful candidate will be eligible for a renewal of the $1,000 award for a second year provided they maintain satisfactory scholastic progress. Renewals will be considered in conjunctions with all new applications. Who Is Eligible: Minnesota Students Only: Medical students currently enrolled in a Minnesota state medical school and working in a curriculum with potential application to patients with diseases of the heart and blood vessel system are eligible. How the Scholars Are Selected: Scholars will be chosen on merit by an American Heart Association, Midwest Affiliate Committee of medical and/or scientific professionals. How Candidates Apply: Candidates must submit the appropriate form and complete all requirements. Applications must be fully completed to receive consideration. Where to Apply: For further information and application forms, please visit www.heart.org/mnscholarships

IHS Health Professions Scholarship

Our Health Professions scholarship provides financial aid to qualified American Indian and Alaska Native undergraduate- and graduate-level students. Recipients must be members of federally recognized Tribes and enrolled in an eligible health profession degree program. In exchange for financial aid, scholarship recipients agree to fulfill a service commitment in full-time clinical practice upon completion of their academic or post-graduate clinical training. Eligibility Requirements Before you begin your application, confirm that you meet our eligibility requirements, as well as familiarize yourself with the agreement or contract associated with the scholarship that matches your academic pursuits. Citizenship Requirements You must be a United States citizen (US-born or naturalized) or US national to be considered for an IHS scholarship. Males 18 years or older must be registered for Selective Service. Documents that will be accepted as proof of citizenship include: Copy of your birth certificate. Current US passport. Certificate of citizenship or naturalization. A copy of a driver’s license or a social security card will not be accepted as documentation of citizenship. Tribal/Village Membership Requirements Preparatory and Pre-Graduate Scholarships: Recipients must be a member or descendant of a federally recognized, state-recognized or terminated American Indian Tribe or Alaska Native village. Health Professions Scholarship: Recipients must be a member of a federally recognized American Indian Tribe or Alaska Native village only. Academic Requirement Applicants must also meet specific eligibility requirements: Be a high school graduate or the equivalent. Have a minimum 2.0 GPA. Be capable of completing a health profession degree program. Intend to serve Indian people as a health professional in your chosen discipline.

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