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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

Nursing Economic$ Foundation Scholarships

Available to Graduate Students in a Nursing Program Up to four $5,000 scholarships will be awarded to registered nurses in a Masters or Doctoral nursing program with an emphasis on administration or management for the upcoming school year. Requirements for candidates are listed below. The Trustees of the Nursing Economic$ Foundation are pleased to support graduate level nursing education by awarding this scholarship. We encourage you to recognize this scholarship winner and publicize the availability of the Foundation scholarships to your graduate students. For more information about the scholarship, contact us at nefound@ajj.com. The Candidate: must be matriculated or matriculating into an accredited, degree-granting, Masters or Doctoral nursing program with an emphasis on administration or management at a School of Nursing in the United States. must plan to continue in the field of nursing with a career interest in nursing administration, management, leadership, or education upon completion of degree program. must be a Registered Nurse (RN) and a United States citizen. must complete the Nursing Economic$ Foundation Scholarship award application and submit to the Foundation office prior to the deadline. may not have previously been awarded a Nursing Economic$ Foundation Scholarship while enrolled in the same degree program for which this application is being made. understands that this scholarship is not exclusive. It may be received by the student in addition to any other scholarships or grants that have been awarded. grants the Nursing Economic$ Foundation and the Nursing Economic$ journal the right to publish a picture and biography or other application-related information if awarded a Foundation scholarship. agrees that any scholarship awards will be used to defer the cost of tuition and other school-related fees (excluding: room, board, social, health insurance or athletic fees) in the degree-granting program and further understands that the Nursing Economic$ Foundation will pay the awarded scholarship jointly to the individual and the indicated school. cannot be a member of the Nursing Economic$ Foundation Board of Trustees; a member of the Nursing Economic$ Editorial Board; an employee of the Nursing Economic$ Foundation; an employee of Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc.; or a family member of any of the above.

Morris K. Udall Scholarship Program

Criteria: 1. Must be pursuing a degree related to the environment, Native American health care, or tribal public policy, such as environmental science/studies/engineering, agriculture, biology & other natural sciences, natural resource management, political science, sociology, anthropology, geography, cultural studies, American Indian Studies, philosophy, tribal policy, economic development, history, English, theater, ecology, landscape architecture, public health and/or be a Native American or Alaskan Native. 2. Must be an undergraduate student. 3. Must be a sophomore or junior student. 4. Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Contact Information: Students interested in applying for this scholarship should download the attached nomination packet.

The James M. & Erma T. Freemont Foundation Scholarship Program

The James M. & Erma T. Freemont Foundation will award $10,000 in scholarships for the 2015-2016 academic school year. Scholarships will be awarded to graduating high school seniors, undergraduates and students in graduate school. The Foundation is funding scholarships for students in the following categories: High School Seniors College Undergraduates Graduate Students The James M. & Erma T. Freemont Foundation will award $10,000 in scholarships for the academic school year. Scholarships will be awarded to graduating high school seniors, undergraduates and students in graduate school. Criteria/General Guidelines High School Seniors Current high school seniors must attend school in the United States. Applicant must be anticipating completion of high school in the spring. Applicants must plan to matriculate at accredited HBCU for the academic year (enrollment must begin in the Fall) with the intention of maintaining full-time status for the entire year. Current minimum grade point average of 3.00 on a 4.00 grade scale (excluding home school studies), and minimum SAT score of 1800 (combined math essay and verbal score) or ACT score of 28. Applicants must apply to and be accepted into an HBCU by July 1st. If you do not yet know which school you will attend, put your first choice. If you are awarded a scholarship you will need to submit proof of acceptance If you are an incoming student who has yet to enroll, you must submit proof of acceptance from schools of choice. Applicants must have demonstrated leadership abilities through participation in community service activities. Undergraduate Students Applicants must attend (or planning to attend) an accredited HBCU for the Fall 2015/Spring 2016 academic year (enrollment must begin in the Fall) with the intention of maintaining full-time status for the entire year. Applicants must be pursuing an undergraduate degree in the sciences with the intention of pursuing that discipline as a career. Current minimum grade point average of 3.00 on a 4.00 grade scale Applicants must have demonstrated leadership abilities through participation in community service activities. Graduate Students Graduate students must be enrolled in or must apply to and be accepted into a graduate school by July 1st. Applicants must be pursuing a graduate degree in the health and medical sciences with the intention of pursuing that discipline as a career. Applicants must be accepted or enrolled in an accredited graduate degree program in the United States for the Fall 2015/Spring 2016 academic year (enrollment must begin in the Fall). Current minimum grade point average of 3.00 on a 4.00 grade scale Applicants must have demonstrated leadership abilities through participation in community service activities.

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.

AAHD Scholarship Program

SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM CRITERIA: Applicant must be a high school graduate, have a documented disability and provide documentation of their disability. Application must be a US citizen or legal resident living in the US and enrolled in, or accepted by, an accredited US four year university or graduate school on a full-time basis. Preference will be given to students majoring in public health, disability studies, health promotion or a field related to disability and health. APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Applicant must provide a Personal Statement (maximum 3 pages-double spaced), including brief personal history, educational/career goals, extra-curricular activities, and reasons why they should be selected AAHD Scholarship Committee. This Statement must be written solely by the applicant. Applicant must provide three Letters of Recommendation (One must be from a teacher or academic adviser). Applicant must provide an official copy of college transcript. Applicant must agree to allow AAHD to use their name, picture and/or story in future scholarship materials.

Inaffit, LLC NATUREAL Health Is Greater Than Wealth

If you are in need of supplemental assistance for college, the Inaffit, LLC NATUREAL Health Is Greater Than Wealth Scholarship will make it easier for you to achieve your dream! Scholarships are available for high school seniors and undergraduate students that completed two years of college pursuing a degree in medicine, nursing, dental, research, nutrition or other health-related program.

Richard L. Davis - Appalachian Scholarship

Undergraduate students enrolled at Appalachian State University - School of Business and Health. Eligibility Applicants must be enrolled in an undergraduate 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 To apply, contact: Office of Student Financial Aid Appalachian State University ASU PO Box 32059 Boone, NC 28608-2059 Phone: 828.262.2190

George Hi`ilani Mills Scholarship

GRADUATE STUDENTS ONLY  Graduate student pursuing professional studies in the field of medicine or the allied health-related fields  Demonstrate financial need  One-page essay demonstrating applicant’s balanced record of achievement, as well as holding the values and tradition of the Hawaiian Civic Club movement to perpetuate and preserve language, history, music, dance and other cultural traditions as well as advocate for improved welfare of native Hawaiians in culture, health, economic development, education, social welfare, and nationhood, to name a few.  Student Aid Report (SAR) from the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Applications are open to the general public. However, it is the policy of the Pauahi Foundation to give preference to applicants of Hawaiian ancestry to the extent permitted by law.

Bob and Ruth Hervig School of Public Health Scholarship

The School of Public Health will award a scholarship to a student who excels in scholarship, physical fitness, and is spiritually committed.

Adventist Health International (AHI) Scholarship

Established in conjunction with the health administration department, the school of public health and Adventist Health International (AHI). Students completing internships or projects at AHI recognized organizations are eligible for a scholarship.

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