SOPHE Student Member Fellowships and Awards
SOPHE Doctoral Fellowship. This one-year doctoral student fellowship in health education and health promotion recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students who are pursuing research-based doctoral degrees at accredited U.S. institutions. In 2014, the one-year doctoral fellowship ($10,000) will be devoted to a student who will investigate, chronicle, and index SOPHE’s history with a primary focus on the years 2000-2015 and will produce products to make the history available to SOPHE members via the SOPHE website and other mechanisms.
Applications for the fellowship are due October 15, 2014.
SOPHE/CDC Student Fellowship in Injury Prevention. This one-year fellowship is designed to recognize, assist and train graduate students working on unintentional injury prevention projects from the perspective of health education or behavioral sciences. Please click on the Award Description below for full information and application instructions.
Applications for the 2014/2015 injury prevention fellowship are due September 12, 2014.
21st Century Scholarships Up to eight $500 21st Century conference participation scholarships will be awarded to full-time undergraduate and graduate students to attend the SOPHE Annual Meeting.
Applications for the 21st Century Scolarships are due October 31, 2014.
Vivian Drenckhahn Student Scholarship The Vivian Drenckhahn Student Scholarship is awarded annually to two deserving full-time graduate and undergraduate students who are national SOPHE members and who have excelled academically, demonstrated a commitment to addressing the public's health through a career in health education, and who have demonstrated financial need. Students applying for this award must currently be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student pursuing a health education degree (e.g., Health Education, Community Health Education, Public Health Education, School Health Education), and must have completed at least one-third of coursework required for their major.
Applications for the Vivian Drenckhahn Scholarship are due October 31, 2014.
Graduate Student Research Paper Each year, SOPHE recognizes one outstanding graduate student for creative and innovative research as illustrated by completion of a research paper. The recipient will be awarded $250 and complimentary registration at the 2014 SOPHE Annual Meeting, where he or she will be invited to give a conference presentation.
Applications for the Graduate Student Research Paper are due October 31, 2014.