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Outside Funding and Scholarship Resources

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (US Dept of Health and Human Services)
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality at the Dept of Health and Human Services offers a number of grants and fellowships for research aimed at promoting improvements in clinical and health system practices

Air Force Association- Captain Jodi Callahan Memorial Scholarship
The Captain Jodi Callahan Memorial Scholarship provides a $1,000 scholarship to an active duty Air Force, full time Air National Guard or full time Air Force Reserve (officer or enlisted) pursuing a Master's Degree in a non-technical field of study.

American Indian Graduate Center (AIGC) Fellowship Program
Elligible applicants to the AIGC Fellowship should be pursuing a master, doctoral or professional degree as a full-time student at an accredited graduate school in the United States; be able to demonstrate financial need and; be an enrolled member of a US Federally recognized American Indian tribe or Alaska Native group or posess one fourth degree US Federally recognzied Indian blood.  Applicants do not have to be admitted into a graduate degree program at the time of application.  The application deadline is June 1.  Please visit the AIGC website for more information.

Armenian Professional Society
Formed in 1958 for the advancement of education among Armenians. See site.

Association of American Indian Affairs (AAIA) Scholarships
All scholarships are for students who are from federally recognized tribes and who are at least 1/4 Indian blood unless otherwise stated.

Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management:
A scholarship for students under 40.

Canadian Federation of University Women
Fellowships and awards.

Colgate-Palmolive/HDA Foundation
This scholarship program supports Hispanic students entering or participating in a Masters in an MPH or Dental Public Health program. For more information and an application please visit the foundation website.

David A. Winston Health Policy Scholarship Program
(available to entering HPM Policy Track students)
The objective of the David A. Winston Health Policy Scholarship Program is to increase the number and quality of individuals trained in healthcare policy at the state and federal level by awarding deserving health policy students financial support to further their education.

Doris Duke Fellowships for the Prevention of Child  Abuse and Neglect
The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago invite individuals who are interested in a career in the field of child abuse and neglect prevention to apply for the fellowships. For more details about the Doris Duke Fellowships for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect, please refer to our resources section. The application period for the 2012-2014 doctoral fellowship is open from August 15, 2011 through December 15, 2011.

Dr. Alma S. Adams Scholarship
Scholarships aimed at reducing tobacco use among what the American Legacy Foundation calls “priority populations,” or those populations who are disproportionately targeted by the tobacco industry, or who often lack the tools and resources to combat smoking in their communities.

Erma Byrd Scholarship
For individuals pursuing a course of study that will lead to a career in industrial health and safety occupations, including mine safety. Learn more about this scholarship.

Giva Student Scholarship
For students dedicated to social responsibility and community service. Click here to learn more.

Hebrew Free Loan Society
The Hebrew Free Loan Society (HFLS) administers four scholarship programs on behalf of the UJA-Federation of New York. Please visit the HFLS website for a description, criteria, and application for each scholarship.

Japanese Medical Society of America
The JMSA is dedicated to promoting the exchange of medical and educational information between the US and Japan. In chooshing scholarship recipients, the JMSA looks for candidates who demonstrate academic excellence; show a strong interest in the JMSA and achieving its goals; and propose a clear, achievable project that will benefit the JMSA and the Japanese community.  See JMSA Scholarship Application

Katie Evans Memorial Scholarship through the Foundation for Sustainable Development
For public health graduate students pursuing FSD international internships. (Learn more.)

Kellogg Health Scholars Program
KHSP, a two-year postdoctoral fellowship, develops new leadership in the effort to reduce and eliminate health disparities and to secure equal access to the conditions and services essential for achieving healthy communities. (Learn more.)

Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA)
Training grants, scholarships and fellowships for health professionals and doctorate students

LGBT HEART Scholarship
This dedicated scholarship is for lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender (LGBT)-identified students in graduate-level health programs. For more information and an application please see the LGBT HEART Scholarship application (PDF).

League of United American Citizens (LULAC) National Scholarship Fund:
The LULAC National Scholarship Fund (LNSF) was established in 1975 to provide scholarships to Hispanic students attending colleges and universities..

National Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Scholarships for Hispanic Individuals.

The National Science Foundation
The National Science Foundation promotes and advances scientific progress in the U.S. by competitively awarding funding for research and education in the sciences, mathematics and engineering.

The NEWAID Foundation
The NEWAID Foundation provides grants to public health scientists to conduct research abroad in areas of neglected infectious diseases.

NIH Opportunities

Office of University Partnerships (US Dept of Housing and Urban Development):
Office of University Partnerships offer funding and research opportunities to encourage and expand the efforts of institutions of higher education and urban scholars who are working with community groups.

Orphan Foundation of America (OFA)
Tina Raheem at OFA -- (800) 950-4673
John Emerson at Casey Family Programs -- (206) 270-4921

PEO International Peace Scholarship
A philanthropic organization that provides assistance in educating women through scholarships, grants, awards and loans.

SAMHSA Minority Fellowship Program
Materials describe the doctoral and postdoctoral fellowships available to those from ethnic minority backgrounds who wish to support and improve services for people with mental health or substance abuse disorders who are from an underserved minority population.

SOPHE/CDC Student Fellowship in Injury Prevention
This one-year fellowship is designed to assist and train students in either unintentional injury or violence prevention. The fellowship is a joint initiative of the Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) and the CDC's National Center for Injury Prevention and Control. For more information about selection criteria please visit the SOPHE website.

Southwest Tribal NARCH Student Support
The Southwest Tribal Native American Research Center for Health (NARCH) Scholarship Program is for American Indian Graduate Students.  The scholarship program is open to American Indian students working to complete a health science-related graduate degree with preference given to students pursuing dual degrees in medicine (MD) and public health (MPH).

Survivors' and Dependents' Educational Assistance Program (DEA):
The Dependents' Educational Assistance Program provides education and training opportunities to eligible dependents of certain veterans; the program offers up to 45 months of education benefits.

Zeta Phi Beta General Graduate Scholarship
Available to graduate women working on a professional degree, master’s, doctoral or enrolled in post-doctoral study. Learn more.