Region VII Public Health Expansion Scholarship
The University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Public Health was recently awarded the Public Health Scholarship Program by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA, Award Number: 1 T52HP46757-01-00).
The Region VII Public Health Expansion Scholarship (PHES) aims to strengthen the capacity of the current workforce who live and work in tribal, rural, and under-resourced communities in Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri, and Kansas, including tribal communities in South and North Dakota. Preparing a committed, invested and embedded workforce to capably respond to current and future community public health threats.
PUBLIC HEALTH EXPANSION SCHOLARSHIP DETAILS
Full tuition and fees for up to 37 students annually.
Scholarships will be awarded starting spring 2023 and fall 2023
Minimum eligibility requirements:
- Admission to an eligible certificate or degree program
- Employed by a local, state, or tribal health department, Federally Qualified Health Center, critical access hospitals, or public health nonprofits with focus on rural and tribal communities located in Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas or working with tribal communities in South Dakota or North Dakota
SCHOLARSHIP ELIGIBLE PROGRAMS - All programs are offered 100% online.
Certificate Programs – 12 to 18 credit hours
Eligible focus areas include: applied biostatistics, emergency preparedness, public health generalist, maternal and child health, occupational health and safety.
Master of Public Health – 42 credit hours
Concentrations in biostatistics, epidemiology, environmental and occupational health, emergency preparedness, maternal and child health, health promotion, and public health administration and policy.
Master of Health Administration – 41 credit hours
Doctorate of Public Health – 54 credit hours
Concentrations in epidemiology or emergency preparedness.
Learn more about the details of the PHES program video https://youtu.be/LbMUey-JOho
Upcoming PHES Q & A Session
FOR MORE INFORMATIONJessica Tschirren
Assistant Dean for Student Affairs