21st Century Student Scholarship

This scholarship provides financial support to full-time undergraduate and graduate level students to attend the SOPHE Annual Conference* or the SOPHE Advocacy Summit.**

These experiences help SOPHE build a strong pipeline of health education leaders with the skills to address today’s health challenges.

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Students are eligible for a scholarship if:

  • They are sponsored by a faculty member in the student’s program. The faculty member must be a current member of National SOPHE.
  • They are a national or chapter SOPHE member in good standing at the time of application.
  • They have not received a scholarship in the past two years. Preference is given to students who have never received this award.

Application periods

Summer/Fall – applications accepted July through October to attend SOPHE’s Annual Conference.

Winter/Spring – applications accepted February through June to attend SOPHE’s Advocacy Summit.

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Note: Students who receive a SOPHE 21st Century Student Scholarship are not eligible for the Vivian Drenckhahn Student Scholarship Award during the same calendar year January–December.

**Advocacy Summit (winter/spring) applications accepted February through June.

*Annual Conference (summer/fall) applications accepted July through October.