Scholarships

Wright State University Boonshoft Public Health Workforce Scholarship

Award (to 3 applicants)

  • 50% of in-state graduate tuition

Process

  • To receive information on how to apply click here and fill out the request form

Qualifications

  • Full-time employment within an Ohio public health department for at least one year
  • Must maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA while attending the Wright State University M.P.H. program

Deadline

  • Applications must be submitted by May 13, 2022

21st Century Health Education Practice Scholarships

Given to practitioners to attend National SOPHE's Annual Advocacy Summit in the fall.

Process

Qualifications

  • Current member in national SOPHE or a SOPHE chapter.
  • Works full-time in a health education role for at least three years since graduation.
  • Active volunteer in SOPHE national or chapter for at least one year (includes active participation on a chapter committee).

Deadline

  • Applications must be submitted by June 1, 2022.

21st Century Health Education Student Scholarships

Given to practitioners to attend National SOPHE's Annual Advocacy Summit in the fall.

Process

Qualifications

  • Must be sponsored by a faculty member in the student's program. The faculty member must be a current member of National SOPHE.
  • Student must be a national or chapter SOPHE member at the time of application.
  • Have not received a scholarship in the past 2 years.

Deadline

  • Applications must be submitted by June 1, 2022.


Fellowships

Leaders in Equity & Diversity Fellowship

Creates a pathway to increase diversity in health education leadership among SOPHE's membership

Process

Qualifications

  • Candidate’s identification as a member of an underrepresented group in public health or in a related field. An individual’s diverse representation may include but is not limited to racial and/or ethnic background, age, gender, sexual identity, sexual orientation, disability status, religion, military status, geographic location, or economic status.
  • Candidate’s status as a current SOPHE member.
  • Candidate’s current/previous service in National SOPHE or in a SOPHE chapter.
  • Candidate’s leadership roles in other professional, nonprofit or business organizations.
  • Candidate’s interest in participating in the LEAD Fellowship as explained in the application.
  • Candidate’s strengths or potential based on two (2) letters of recommendation – one from a personal friend, colleague, etc., and one from a professional colleague, supervisor, etc.,
  • Candidate’s demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.

Deadline

  • Applications must be submitted by May 15, 2022.

SOPHE/CDC Injury Prevention Fellowship

Recognizes, assists, and trains students working on research or practice-based projects in unintentional injury prevention from the perspective of health education or the behavioral sciences.

Process

Qualifications

  • Applicants must be a full time student (9 credit hours or more) in a master’s or doctoral degree program in health education, health promotion, behavioral sciences or a related field.

Deadline

  • Applications must be submitted by June 1, 2022.

Student Fellowship in Patient Engagement

Recognizes, assists, and trains masters or doctoral students to advance the research and practice of patient-centered health care from the perspective of health education or the behavioral sciences.

Process

Qualifications

  • Proof of national SOPHE Membership.
  • Enrolled full-time student (9 credit hours or more) in a masters or doctoral degree program in health education, health promotion, behavioral sciences or a related field.
  • Proposed projects may be new or ongoing, and the applicant must have the primary role in conducting the project.

Deadline

  • Applications must be submitted by June 1, 2022.

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