College of Public Health Diversity Scholarships

The College of Public Health Diversity Scholarships are diversity outreach scholarships for incoming first-year students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents who are directly admitted to the public health major. The award is based on merit (standardized test scores and GPA). Other criteria considered include whether students are from historically underrepresented populations (African American, Hispanic, Native American, Pacific Islander, Multiracial) at the University of Iowa, first-generation college students, and/or have demonstrated financial need through a completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Award: One-time award of $250-$1000, depending on merit and demonstrated financial need. Award amount to be adjusted so as not to exceed the cost of attendance when all scholarships are combined.

Award
One-time award of $250-$1000, depending on merit and demonstrated financial need.
Scopes
College of Public Health
Deadline
01/15/2019
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?