College of Public Health Dean's Scholars

This scholarship is for incoming first-year students who are directly admitted to the public health major. The award is based on merit (standardized test scores and GPA).

The College of Public Health provides first year scholarship support to this select group of students with the expectation that these scholars will demonstrate a commitment to address the grand challenges in public health. The College of Public Health’s Dean’s Scholars are high-achieving students who are critical thinkers with a commitment to service and compassion. Through the Iowa Institute for Public Health Research and Policy, Dean’s Scholars are invited to participate in professional and social activities that will enhance their public health experience by providing opportunities to attend conferences and seminars and meet with nationally known public health experts.

Award: One-time award of $500-$2500, depending on merit. Amount may increase based on demonstrated financial need through a completed FAFSA. Award amount to be adjusted so as not to exceed the cost of attendance when all scholarships are combined.

One-time award of $500-$2500, depending on merit.
College of Public Health
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?