Masters Funding - Community and Global Health

The following is a list of external scholarship and fellowship programs available to graduate students.  The list is organized according to the programs available at CGU, but students should check all sections for any applicable fellowships or grants. Please be aware that most of the funding opportunities are highly competitive, and that application deadlines vary throughout the year.  Most of the listings include hyperlinks for more information. This is not an exhaustive list.  Please check with your respective school for funding opportunities that may available within the department. 

PUBLIC HEALTH

CANFIT Scholarships (March Deadline)

Graduate scholarships are available for California African American, American Indian, Alaska Native, Asian American, Pacific Islander or Latino/Hispanic students expressing financial need to study public health in the state of California. By providing scholarships, CANFIT hopes to encourage more students to consider careers that will improve adolescent health. For more information: http://canfit.org/scholarships/

Fahs-Beck Fund for Research and Experimentation, Fahs-Beck Scholars Grant (April & November Deadlines)

Grants of up to $5,000 are available to help support dissertation expenses of doctoral students in the United States and Canada whose studies have the potential for adding significantly to knowledge about problems in the functioning or well-being of children, adults, couples, families or communities, or about interventions designed to prevent or alleviate such problems. The research for which funding is requested must focus on the United States or Canada or on a comparison between the United States or Canada and one or more other countries. For more information: http://www.fahsbeckfund.org/grant_programs.html

The Guttmacher Institute, The Cory L Richards Memorial Scholarship Program (Applications Open in February)

This scholarship seeks to nurture the development of future leaders by providing financial support to excellent students who are seeking advanced degrees in the disciplines of public health or public policy, and who plan to devote their careers to advancing public policy related to sexual and reproductive health and rights. Scholarships are offered each year for full-time graduate study at an accredited institution in the United States. For more information: https://www.guttmacher.org/cory-l-richards-memorial-scholarship

Hispanic Serving Health Professions Schools

The HSHPS Graduate Fellowship Training Program provides paid training opportunities for graduate and doctoral students and recent graduates interested in working on Hispanic health research. For more information: http://www.hshps.org/programs/gftp

Institute for Diversity in Health Management

The Institute for Diversity in Health Management currently offers three annual scholarships to graduate students who are pursuing a degree in healthcare administration or a comparable discipline. For more information: http://www.diversityconnection.org/diversityconnection/career-center/scholarships/Scholarship-Program-Assistance.jsp?fll=S4&sll=S41

Kennedy Krieger Institute, Dr. James A. Ferguson Emerging Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program (Applications Open November)

The program offers a paid 9-week summer program for students currently enrolled full-time in a medical, dental, pharmacy, veterinary, or public health graduate program and who are interested in learning more about infectious diseases and health disparities. For more information: http://www.kennedykrieger.org/professional-training/professional-training-programs/rise-programs/ferguson-fellowship

The Mickey Leland International Hunger Fellowship (Applications Open October)

The Mickey Leland International Hunger Fellows Program is a unique two-year international fellowship administered by the Congressional Hunger Center (CHC). Its mission is to develop leaders committed to finding lasting solutions to hunger and poverty worldwide through both direct programming and good policies. Leland Fellows are given the opportunity to develop new skills while actively working to alleviate hunger and poverty. During each two-year fellowship cycle, 12-15 Leland Fellows are placed with international development organizations that include international and local NGOs, U.S. government agencies and multilateral organizations. Fellows work on a variety of food security issues, such as agricultural development, nutrition, natural resource management, agribusiness development and women's empowerment. For more information: http://www.lelandapplication.org/

National Institutes of Health, Aging Research Dissertation Awards to Increase Diversity (Varying Deadlines)

The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to provide dissertation awards in all areas of research within NIA's strategic priorities to increase diversity of the scientific research workforce engaged in research on aging and aging-related health conditions. These awards are available to predoctoral students from backgrounds underrepresented in research who are enrolled in good standing in accredited research doctoral programs in the United States (including Puerto Rico and other U.S. territories or possessions).For more information: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-17-025.html

National Institutes of Health, Drug Abuse Dissertation Research (Varying Deadlines)

The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to provide dissertation awards in all areas of research within NIA's strategic priorities to increase diversity of the scientific research workforce engaged in research on drug abuse and related health conditions. These awards are available to predoctoral students from backgrounds underrepresented in research who are enrolled in good standing in accredited research doctoral programs in the United States (including Puerto Rico and other U.S. territories or possessions).For more information: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-17-025.html

Salvadoran American Leadership & Educational Fund (SALEF), "Fulfilling Our Dreams Scholarship" (June Deadline)

SALEF's offers financial assistance and support to MPH graduate students. Scholarships are open to all qualifying students regardless of immigration status. Must reside in greater Los Angeles area. For more information: http://www.salef.org/#!__programs

Siemens Foundation, PATH Fellowships

Launched in 2016, the Siemens Foundation has partnered with PATH, a leading global health organization to launch the Siemens Foundation PATH Fellowship Program. The program engages science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) students in innovative, hands-on assignments that serve society by accelerating high-impact, low-cost solutions to some of the world's most pressing health needs. Based in PATH's Seattle, Washington, office fellows are provided a meaningful research and laboratory experience and exposed to career opportunities in global health. The fellowship is a three-month, full-time assignment, May through August or June through September. The fellowship provides a monthly stipend, as well as a housing stipend. For more information: https://www.siemens-foundation.org/programs/siemens-foundation-path-fellowships/

Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) (September Deadline)

List of student member awards and fellowship offered by SOPHE. For more information: http://www.sophe.org/SOPHE_Student_Member_Awards.cfm

Tylenol Future Care Scholarship (June Deadline)

For 23 years, the makers of TYLENOL® have awarded more than $8.9 million in scholarships to students pursuing an education in healthcare. For more information: http://www.tylenol.com/news/scholarship

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