You may have already heard about the Public Health Professionals Scholarship. If not, you will want to read on! This scholarship is meant to help students who are enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program that has public health education as its focus. The purpose of this program is to provide financial assistance to students as they pursue their academic goals and further their careers in the field of public health.
Public Health Professionals Scholarship
If you’re a student enrolled in a public health program, this scholarship may be your ticket to funding. This annual award is administered by the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), which provides support and resources for local health departments around the country.
The application period is September 1-November 15 each year, and the financial aid office at your school will help you apply for it if you are currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student in a public health program. The application itself must be submitted electronically via NACCHO’s website during this time frame as well; there are no exceptions!
Students must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate public health program. They must also be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and enrolled in a school that offers a degree in public health and meets the following criteria:
- Must offer at least two years of study beyond the bachelor’s degree (undergraduate); or,
- Must be pursuing a master’s degree (graduate).
The student must be enrolled for at least two years with plans to remain in the program for at least another year after receiving scholarship funds from us. The student must also earn at least 24 credits per year during their tenure at their current institution. Finally, the student’s GPA should be 2.5 or higher on a 4-point scale (A = 4), with no grade below “C.”
This program is targeted towards students who are currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate public health program.
The program is targeted towards students who are currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate public health program. Applicants must be US citizens, full-time students, enrolled in a degree-granting program and in good academic standing. Students must demonstrate financial need as well as submit a letter of acceptance from their school to show that they are attending the institution for the upcoming semester/term.
The financial aid office at the school where you are enrolled will be able to help you apply for the scholarship.
The financial aid office at the school where you are enrolled will be able to help you apply for the scholarship. The financial aid office can provide more information about the application process, including eligibility requirements and how to apply.
I hope this article has helped you understand how to apply for the Public Health Professionals Scholarship. As we’ve seen, there are many different types of scholarships out there that can help you pay for school as well as give back to your community in some way.