College of Public Health Diversity Scholarships

This is a diversity outreach scholarship for new incoming first-year students who are US citizens or permanent residents who qualified for direct admission to and are enrolled in the public health major. In addition, one or more of the following criteria must be met: race/ethnic background, socioeconomic factors (based on the results of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid filed on/after October 1), and/or first-generation college student. Up to two renewable scholarships will be given per year.

Award
Up to $2000 annually; renewable for an additional three years provided you maintain continuous full-time enrollment in the major and a 2.5 cumulative University of Iowa grade point average.
Scopes
College of Public Health
Deadline
01/15/2018
Supplemental Questions
  1. What do you think is the greatest challenge facing public health today and why?
  2. The UI College of Public Health believes that diversity in the classroom is a vital component of educating future public health professionals and scientists. We are committed to facilitating an atmosphere rich in cultural perspectives and actively supporting and promoting diversity in the college and the public health workforce. Given our commitment to these issues, how do you think you could enrich and contribute to our diverse community?
  3. What experiences have you had or activities have you participated in that have fostered your interest in public health?