HSRA Scholarship

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. 


Full tuition and fees for up to 37 students annually.

Scholarships will be awarded starting spring 2023 and fall 2023

Minimum eligibility requirements:

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.  

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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.  

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Master of Health Administration – 41 credit hours 

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Doctorate of Public Health – 54 credit hours  

Concentrations in epidemiology or emergency preparedness.  

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Learn more about the details of the PHES program video https://youtu.be/LbMUey-JOho 

Upcoming PHES Q & A Session 


Jessica Tschirren 
Assistant Dean for Student Affairs 
Email: coph@unmc.edu