UT SPH Scholarships

UT SPH Scholarships

Students who meet the criteria for UTSPH scholarship are encouraged to apply. Applications are processed by the Office of Student Affairs and awarded by the UT School of Public Health Scholarship and Traineeship Awards Committee.

Scholarship Application Fall 2014-2015

Scholarship recipients should be notified by July 15, 2014.  Each recipient is required to write a formal letter of thanks addressed to the donor. Please review the award letter for instructions on where to mail the thank you letter.

Deadline March 15, 2014

UTSPH scholarships are monetary awards based on criteria designated by the donor who created the scholarship. Endowed scholarships allow the UT School of Public Health to award money to students each year on an ongoing basis. These monetary awards may be issued in one lump sum payment or throughout the academic year depending on the terms of the scholarship.

 Eligibility Criteria:   

  • Must be a currently enrolled School of Public Health student
  • Must be enrolled at the time of application for the scholarship and during the term of award
  • Must meet and maintain good academic standing  (C or better)
  • Open to part-time and full-time School of Public Health master’s and doctoral level students. Non-degree and certificate only students are not eligible
  • All applicants are required to submit one recommendation letter from their faculty advisor.  NOTE: Some of the scholarships require two recommendation letters
  •  Additional criterion varies with each scholarship

Value of Award:  The amount of each scholarship varies depending on the funding available for academic year.  The award amounts range from $500.00 to $1000.00.

Use of Award: The funds may be used for tuition and fees, books, travel or research.

Submit ApplicationPlease submit your application to:

Silvia P. Santiago
Student Affairs Office – RAS 201
1200 Pressler
Houston, TX  77030
 

Application Deadline: March 15, 2014

For more information, please contact Silvia Santiago at Silvia.P.Santiago@uth.tmc.edu or 713 500 9025.

General Endowed Scholarships

Reuel A. Stallones Memorial Scholarship

Continuing SPH student. Award is based solely on academic merit.

Lauren & Adam Strauss Endowed Scholarship

Continuing SPH student. Award is based on academic merit and financial need.

President James T. / Nancy Beamer Willerson Scholarship in Public Health

Continuing SPH student. Award is based on academic merit and financial need.

UT School of Public Health Dean’s Excellence Scholarship

Continuing SPH student Award is based on academic merit and financial need.

People with AIDS International Public Health Scholarship

Returning master’s or doctoral student conducting qualitative research on Human Immunodeficiency Virus, Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome or sexually-transmitted diseases with a focus on women, gender issues, or underserved communities.

People with AIDS Public Health in the Americas Scholarship

Returning master’s or doctoral student conducting qualitative research on Human Immunodeficiency Virus, Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome or sexually-transmitted diseases with a focus on women, gender issues, or underserved communities.

Mr. & Mrs. Ralph T. Hull Scholarship in Public Health

Continuing SPH student. Award is based on academic merit.

Dr. David W. Martin Memorial Scholarship

Continuing SPH student. Award is based on academic merit and financial need.

Catherine Tyrrell Campbell Scholarship in Public Health

Continuing SPH student. Award is based on academic merit and financial need.

Carolyn & Matt Khourie Endowed Scholarship in Nutrition

New or returning student whose academic and career plans include a focus on healthy nutrition as a critical component of public health. Award is based on academic merit and financial need.

Richard M. Grimes Scholarship in Public Health

Continuing SPH student. Award is based on academic merit and financial need.

Marion Zetzman Memorial Scholarship

Continuing SPH student. Award is based on academic merit and financial need.

Cadwalder Scholarship in Maternal and Child Health

Currently enrolled SPH student with particular interest in Maternal and Child Health with focus on postpartum depression and breastfeeding related issues. Award is based on academic merit.

Julius and Suzan Glickman Endowed Scholarship in Innovation

Continuing SPH student. Preference will be given to those students in the Innovation Program.  Award is based on academic merit.

Laura S. Moore and Don Sanders Scholarship

Current enrolled SPH student in the Dietetic Internship. Award based on merit.   Application Diatetic Internship Scholarship.

Beth Sanders Moore Scholar in Public Health

Continuing SPH student. Award is based on academic merit.

R. Palmer Beasley M.D. Travel Award in International Research

Continue SPH student working on important public health issues in a developing country of Asia, Africa or Latin American.  Funds can also be used to support travel costs of graduate students, post-doctoral students or junior faculty from developing countries to come to  the U.S. to work with SPH faculty. Application can be downloaded Beasley Travel Award

Biostatistics

Richard D. Remington Memorial Student Scholarship

Continuing Biostatistics student who has successfully completed a minimum of one semester. Two letters of recommendation are required. Award is based on academic merit.

Dr. M. Stewart West Memorial Scholarship in Biometry

Continuing Biostatistics student who has successfully completed a minimum of one semester. One letter of recommendation is required. Award is based on academic merit and need.

Robert H. Bigelow Endowed Scholarship

Continuing Biostatistics student. Award is based on academic merit. One letter of recommendation is required.

Girardi / Keese Scholarship in Biostatistics

Continuing Biostatistics student. Award is based on academic merit.

The Lem and Dixie Moye Endowed Scholarship in Biostatistics

Incoming or continuing Biostatistics student. Award is based on academic merit. One letter of recommendation is required.

Keith D. Burau, Ph.D. Scholarship

Continuing Biostatistics student with a preference given to student with disabilities. Award is based on academic merit. One letter of recommendation is required.

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

Leslie A. Chambers Endowed Scholarship

Continuing Environmental Sciences student. Award is based solely on academic merit.

Mickey Leland Center Scholarship in Environmental Health

Continuing Environmental Sciences student. Award is based solely on academic merit.

G. Roger Florky Memorial Scholarship

Must be an Industrial Hygiene or Occupational Health student. Student must partially support his/her education through employment. Award based on merit and need.

Marcus M. Key Scholarship in Occupational and Environmental Health

Continuing student in Occupational Health or Environmental Sciences discipline, who has successfully completed a minimum of one semester or new student with exceptional background, training and potential for excellence in Occupational Health. Two letters of recommendation are required. Award is based solely on academic merit.

D. Jack Kilian Memorial Scholarship

SPH student pursuing a degree in Cytogenetics, Genetic Toxicology, or Occupational Medicine. Award based on academic merit and financial need.

Richard K. Severs Endowed Scholarship

Must be a continuing Environmental Sciences student. Based solely on academic merit.

Texas Water Pollution Control Endowed Scholarship

Continuing Environmental Sciences student who has successfully completed a minimum of one semester with background, training and potential for excellence in the field of Environmental Sciences. Award is based on academic merit and need.

J. Fred Annegers Memorial Scholarship

A continuing student to the MS or PhD in Epidemiology program. Admissions recommendations will suffice for new applicants. Award based solely on academic merit.

Guy & Alissa McDaniels Memorial Scholarship in Oncology and Infectious Disease

Continuing student in the Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences, who has successfully completed a minimum of one semester and has a background, training and potential for excellence in oncology or infectious diseases research. Award is based on academic merit and financial need.

Susanne Savely Scholarship

Continuing female student in the M.S. Environmental Sciences Program. Funds can be used in purchasing supplies for her theses project. Award is based on merit.

Rufus K. Guthrie Scholarship in Environmental Sciences

Continuing Infectious Disease student. Award is based on academic merit and financial need.

Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences

Dr. Lawrence E. Lamb Scholarship

Student pursuing a DrPH degree in Health Promotion. Award is based on academic merit and financial need.

Ronald J. Lorimor Memorial Scholarship

Must be a PhD student in Behavioral Sciences. Two letters of recommendation are required. Award is based on academic merit and financial need.

The Dolan Mullen Family Scholarship in Public Health Education and Health Promotion

SPH student pursuing a degree in Health Promotion/Health Education. Award is based on academic merit and financial need. Two letters of recommendation are required.

Dr. Oddis Calvin Turner Endowed Scholarship in Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences

Continuing SPH student. Must be actively involved in community service, demonstrate leadership qualities, and be committed to working in an African American community after obtaining his/her degree. The award is based on academic merit and financial need.

Management, Policy & Community Health

Lu Ann Aday Scholarship in Management, Policy, and Community Health

Returning MPH, PhD or DrPH student whose research focus is on improving quality of care and/or community health. Award is based on academic merit and financial need.

Susan G. Sampson Endowed Memorial Scholarship

MPH student who has successfully completed at least two semesters with demonstrated interest in community health assessment and applications reflected by a written statement of goals and/or thesis topic. Award is based on academic merit and financial need.

Polly Sparks Turner MPH, DrPH Endowed Scholarship in Community Health

Continuing SPH student. Must be actively involved in community service, demonstrate leadership qualities, and be committed to working in an African American community after obtaining his/her degree. Award is based on academic merit and financial need.

Regional Campus Scholarships

Below are scholarships available at each regional campus.

Brownsville

Serafy Foundation Endowed Scholarship in Public Health

Continuing SPH Brownsville student. Award is based on academic merit.

San Antonio

The John E. Scanlon Memorial Scholarship

The Scholarship will be based on academic merit with first preference given to qualified candidate who has a focus in Tropical Diseases. If an appropriate candidate is not found, the scholarship will be used to support a student who has a focus in Global Health.

Baptist Health Foundation San Antonio Scholarship -  The online application will become available on May 1, 2014.

Awarded to a student whose primary residence is in the eight county service area and whose intent, following graduation, is to remain and seek employment in the Foundation’s eight county service area, awarded to a current US citizen, … [and is] merit and need based

 

El Paso

Hervey Foundation Scholarship – The online application will become available on May 1, 2014.

Awarded to El Paso Student

Austin

Ronald B. Harrist Scholarship in Public Health

Continuing SPH Austin student. Award is based on academic merit.