College of Public Health Dean's Scholars

This scholarship will support one or more new, first-year students who are directly admitted to the public health major. The award is based on merit (GPA) and responses to short essays.

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

Award: One-time award from $500-$2,000, depending on merit. Amount may increase based on demonstrated financial need through a completed FAFSA. Award amount will be adjusted so as not to exceed the cost of attendance when all scholarships are combined. This award is not renewable.

Eligibility to apply:
• Admitted to the College of Public Health
• Applications due January 15, 2022

One-time award of $500-$2,000, 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 is 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?