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School of Public Health Traineeships

Traineeships are in essence free money from various funding sources to support research or training opportunities and may be based on need. UTHealth  SPH traineeships are available for current students only.

Academic Year 2016-2017

How long can a student receive traineeship funding?

Traineeships are awarded per academic year and students must apply every academic year.

What criteria do students have to meet?

Must be a U.S. citizen, or in possession of a permanent resident visa.

Must be enrolled at time of applying for the grant and during the term of the grant.

Must not be in default or delinquent on any federally funded loans, grants or fellowships.

Meet and maintain academic standards of the school.

All applicants must complete an application.

All applicants are required to submit a letter of support from their faculty advisor.

Previous support does not guarantee funding.


For more information contact Silvia Santiago at 713-500-9025  or email