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SPH Excellence Awards

Join us May 14 to celebrate exemplary staff, faculty and students for their dedication, service, and many contributions to SPH.

Tuesday, May 14, 2024, 4 – 6 p.m.

Hans Rosling Center, first floor


The University of Washington School of Public Health (UW SPH) continues to offer some of the best public health graduate education in the country, according to the 2024 rankings released by U.S. News & World Report. UW SPH ranked No. 7 among public health graduate schools and remains among the top 3 public schools in the annual rankings.  

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UW School of Public Health 2024 Graduation Celebration



TIME: 11 AM – 1:30 PM

  • Doors open at 10 am. 
  • Cake reception will follow right after.

Students must RSVP to participate. Please check back later for RSVP form.

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Graduation RSVP – Students

Please save the date for our SPH Graduation Celebration on Sunday, June 9 at Alaska Airlines Arena on UW Campus. We hope you will join us in celebrating the tremendous accomplishments of the class of 2024.

Please stay tuned for more information on the UWSPH Graduation Celebration or email SPH Student Academic Services staff at!

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The Academy Health Annual Research Meeting has several scholarships that are open for applications. Selected recipients of both scholarships will receive complimentary registration for the Anuucal Research Meeting on June 29 - July 2, 2024 in Baltimore, MD. 

Diversity Scholars Program

The AcademyHealth Diversity Scholars Program supports the professional development of underrepresented racial/ethnic minority groups in the field of health services research. This year, we are providing ten scholarships that include complimentary travel and registration for the Annual Research Meeting in Baltimore, MD, June 29 – July 2, 2024.

Application Deadline: Monday, March 11, 2024, at 5:00 p.m. ET


Alice S. Hersh Student Scholarship

The Alice S. Hersh Student Scholarship is designed to encourage professional and educational development in health services research and policy among student members. This year, the scholarship will provide free registration to the 2024 Annual Research Meeting for two selected applicants. Current AcademyHealth student members who are enrolled full-time in a masters or doctoral program are encouraged to apply.


Application Deadline: Monday, March 11, 2024, at 5:00 p.m. ET

The APHA Kaiser Permanente Community Health Fellowship provides an immersive year-long work experience for early-career professionals who have a conferred MPH, DrPH or PhD in public health from one of our partner universities. Fellows receive a $120,000 stipend and other benefits. For more information regarding the fellowship, please visit our website

Join Community Health Center, Inc.’s National Health Center Training and Technical Assistance Partners (NTTAP) for our 6-month Health Professions Student Training Learning Collaborative! This learning collaborative is aimed at supporting health centers in establishing a sustainable and effective model for training students.

This six-month participatory learning experience is designed to provide transformational strategies and coaching support to help organizations evaluate, replicate and sustain a health professions student training program. This opportunity includes presentations on replicable models to train the next generation.

Applications are open

Public Health Colombia: Health & Justice for Indigenous and Afro-Colombians 2024

This short visit will be an exploration of Colombia’s efforts to improve health for disenfranchised populations through a social justice lens. The visit will focus on the health and welfare of Indigenous and Afro-Colombian populations who have long been marginalized in Colombian society. The 12-day program will take place mostly in Bogota, Colombia, with one 3-day trip to Popayan and Cali. The experience has been designed by Sinergias, an interdisciplinary Bogata-based non-governmental organization dedicated to improving health and welfare for diverse populations throughout Colombia.

Apply by 12/01/2023

Funding Available for 2023–24 Student Projects

The Northwest Center for Public Health Practice has stipends to support student projects during the 2023–24 academic year.

Approximately twenty students will be awarded up to $3,500 each for public health projects conducted in Washington, Alaska, Idaho, and Oregon. Funds will be distributed directly to students and are intended to help them defray living expenses during their hands-on learning experience.

Stipends are available for undergraduate juniors and seniors and graduate students enrolled in public health, psychology, sociology, and social work degree programs. Individuals on temporary or student visas are not eligible.

Proposals will be evaluated based on public health practice focus, attention to underserved areas and populations, and feasibility.

Learn more about the application process and read about funded projects from past years. Contact Barb Rose for more information.

UW School of Public Health has a new MPH application process using SOPHAS.


To be considered for a UW MPH degree program, you must complete both a SOPHAS application and a UW Graduate School online application. You will start the application process in SOPHAS, which will guide you through both that application and the UW Graduate School application.



MPH Application




Applications to the PH-GH major for Winter 2024 admissions are due Friday, 10/13/23, at 11:59pm. 

The next application round opens on Friday March 1, 2024 and closes Friday March 29, 2024.

Application Information