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Funding Available from the UW School of Public Health

 

Currently available awards for Fall 2020

This section details the currently available awards for Fall 2020 in the Office of the Dean. Please note that every quarter we have differing awards available, so check back here for updates and details. If you do not see an award here that is of interest to you, refer to your home department or program. There may be additional funding opportunities that are not listed here or managed by the Office of the Dean.

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Double Eagle II Endowed Scholarship
$1,000-5,000
This is a need-based funding opportunity for University of Washington School of Public Health undergraduate students. The intent of the award is to support students who are studying public health and committed to ensuring healthier communities in our region and abroad. Funding can be used to help cover expenses for tuition, travel, books, fees, and other educational needs. 
Complete the application!
Application Due: August 30, 2020

 

Undergraduate Student Assistance Fund
$1,000 - $5,000
The fund supports the School’s commitment to developing a more diverse and culturally competent student body and workforce in order to better serve communities in our region and beyond. Considering academic achievement, professional promise, and financial need, the fund prioritizes support of students from diverse backgrounds and those who have overcome economic and educational disadvantages and/or personal adversity to pursue higher education. 
Complete the application!
Application Due: August 30, 2020

 

Undergraduate Awards

 

Double Eagle II Endowed Scholarship
$1,000-5,000
This is a need-based funding opportunity for University of Washington School of Public Health undergraduate students. The intent of the award is to support students who are studying public health and committed to ensuring healthier communities in our region and abroad. Funding can be used to help cover expenses for tuition, travel, books, fees, and other educational needs.  
Complete the application!

 

Undergraduate Student Assistance Fund
$1,000 - $5,000
The fund supports the School’s commitment to developing a more diverse and culturally competent student body and workforce in order to better serve communities in our region and beyond. Considering academic achievement, professional promise, and financial need, the fund prioritizes support of students from diverse backgrounds and those who have overcome economic and educational disadvantages and/or personal adversity to pursue higher education. 
Complete the application!

 

Rattlinggourd Scholarship 
$1,000 
The intent of this award is to foster public health advances in Native American & Alaska Native communities by providing support to students in the School of Public Health. 

 

Remak Scholarship
$1,000
The purpose of the Walter A. Remak Scholarship is to benefit undergraduate and/or graduate students in the School of Public Health who plan to pursue public health work in South Africa, regardless of the student’s country of origin.  The funds can be applied toward a variety of expenses, including but not limited to: tuition, travel, research-related expenses, practicum/internship-related expenses, housing, food, textbooks and lab fees.  The expenses must be related, implicitly or explicitly, to the student’s work in South Africa. 

 

Graduate Awards

School of Public Health Office of the Dean Master's Fellowships
$20,000

Beginning in 2017, the Office of the Dean will annually be making up to six Master's Fellowship Awards available to master's level students newly entering the School of Public Health. The intent of these awards is to help School master's-level programs attract and retain students with diverse experiences and perspectives.

In order to apply, interested applicants should complete a 300-word essay on: being the first in their family to pursue advanced schooling; overcoming personal or educational obstacles to pursue a master’s degree; personal experience with, and connection to, diverse cultures; and demonstrating commitment to promoting diversity within Public Health.

 

Grayston Day Fellowship (Departmental Nomination Only)
$10,000-$12,000 
The School of Public Health is committed to increasing the number of health professionals from diverse communities by funding the education of underrepresented students in the public health field. Funds from this award can be used to support financial need, academic merit, and potential contribution to the field of public health.  

 

Magnuson Scholars Fellowship (Departmental Nomination Only)
$30,000
Each of the six University of Washington Health Sciences Schools is invited to nominate a student for selection as a Magnuson Scholar. Magnuson Scholars are selected annually from applicants nominated by each of the six University of Washington Health Sciences Schools: Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health, and Social Work. Preference for candidates who are preparing for or engaged in research related to diabetes, its antecedents, or complications. 

 

Patrick-Beresford Fellowship in Social Epidemiology
$5,000
The UW School of Public Health is pleased to announce the availability of the Patrick-Beresford Fellowship in Social Epidemiology. The intent of this award is to support graduate students from any department in the School of Public Health who are engaged in the study of social epidemiology. 

 

Remak Scholarship
$1,000
The purpose of the Walter A. Remak Scholarship is to benefit undergraduate and/or graduate students in the School of Public Health who plan to pursue public health work in South Africa, regardless of the student's country of origin. The funds can be applied toward a variety of expenses, including but not limited to: tuition, travel, research-related expenses, practicum/internship-related expenses, housing, food, textbooks and lab fees. The expenses must be related, implicitly or explicitly, to the student's work in South Africa. 

 

School of Public Health Endowed Fellowship
$5,000
The School of Public Health is able to provide support to one PhD student and one Masters student currently enrolled in the School of Public Health who has completed at least one full academic year (3 quarters) in their graduate program at the time of award disbursement (Autumn 2020). Funds can be used to support tuition, books, fees, and other educational expenses. 

 

James A. McDermott, M.D. Global Health Endowed Fellowship
$3,000
The purpose of the James A. McDermott, M.D. Global Health Endowed Fellowship benefit graduate students in the School of Public Health with a demonstrated commitment to addressing international public health issues in areas of the world outside of the United States. The funds can be applied toward a variety of expenses, including but not limited to: tuition, travel, research-related expenses, practicum/internship-related expenses, housing, food, textbooks, and lab fees. The expenses must be related, implicitly or explicitly, to the student's work outside of the United States. 

 

For more information, please contact Jalen Smith, Manager for Outreach and Scholarships, at jalens@uw.edu or sphsas@uw.edu.

updated: July 22, 2020