Awards, Fellowships & Scholarships

2016-awards-banquetEvery year, SOPHE presents awards to faculty, practitioners, students and chapters in more than 15 categories.

Read about each award, fellowship or scholarship, the eligibility, requirements, and submit an application.

New! NCHEC’s Helen P. Cleary Scholarship

The Helen P. Cleary Scholarship provides financial support to students enrolled in a health education related degree program to take the national Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES®) examination.

Applications accepted April 15-20, 2019 only for the fall 2019 CHES®examination.

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Apply for the following until Friday, May 17, 2019

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21st Century Student Scholarship to attend SOPHE 2019 Advocacy Summit in Washington, D.C., October 19-21, 2019



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New!  21st Century Practitioner Scholarship to attend SOPHE 2019 Advocacy Summit in Washington, D.C., October 19-21, 2019



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R. Brick Lancaster Community Health Internship Award 2019-2020


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SOPHE Student Patient Engagement Fellowship 2019-2020


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SOPHE/CDC Student Fellowship in Injury Prevention Application 2019-2020


The following awards open in fall 2019.

Professional Awards

Student Awards

Award Presentations

Awards are presented annually at SOPHE’s Annual Conference.