Alice S. Hersh Student Scholarship

Scholarship Description

AcademyHealth is pleased to offer the Alice S. Hersh Student Scholarship which provides two free registrations to the National Health Policy Conference (NHPC) and four free registrations to the Annual Research Meeting (ARM). The scholarship is designed to encourage professional and educational development in health services research and policy among student members.

Eligibility Requirements

I am a current student member of AcademyHealth. (check website on how to join)
I am enrolled full-time in a masters or doctoral program at the time of application.
I am not a past recipient of the AcademyHealth Alice S. Hersh Student Scholarship, the Public Health Systems Research Interest Group Student Scholarship, or the Aetna Foundation Minority Scholars Program.
I have not previously attended AcademyHealth conferences.

Criteria for Judging Applications

The selection committee will judge the applications based on:

Commitment to the field of health services research or health policy.
Potential to contribute to health services research or health policy.
Description of how attending this year’s conference will help you achieve your academic and/or professional goals.
Quality of the short-answer questions (well-written, clear and within the word limit requested).

Year of Need: 1st Year Grad, 2nd Year Grad, 3rd Year Grad, Beyond 3rd Year Grad,

Type: Merit Based

Num Awards: Multiple

Min Award: Varies

Max Award: Varies

Deadline: 2018-12-31


Sponsoring Organization AcademyHealth
1150 17th Street NW, Suite 600
Washington, DC 20036

Contact Person:

Phone: 202-292-6788

Fax: 202-292-6800