Application Information

Applications are open February 1 - March 15, 2019.


Eligibility Requirements:

  1. Doctoral student registered for Fall 2019 and Spring 2020
  2. Located in Houston, Texas. 

International students are eligible.


Submit applications through the School of Public Health scholarship portal.

Applications require:

  1. A completed application form
  2. A one-page statement of why the student is interested in addressing child obesity
  3. 2 letters of recommendation
  4. Copy of student grades and classes to date (unofficial transcript). 


For more information on the Sharma Doctoral Fellowship Program please contact:

Ru-Jye (Lindi) Chuang, DrPh, MS
Faculty Associate
Ru-Jye.Chuang@uth.tmc.edu