SOPHE/CDC Student Fellowship in Injury Prevention

The Student Fellowship in Injury Prevention is funded by the CDC’s National Center for Injury Prevention and Control.

The fellowship recognizes, assists and trains students working on research or practice-based projects in unintentional injury prevention from the perspective of health education or the behavioral sciences.

Apply if your project is related to:

  • drug overdose
  • transportation/motor vehicle-related injury
  • older adult fall prevention
  • drowning
  • suicide
  • concussion/traumatic brain injury

This can include projects in surveillance and surveys, risk factor identification, educational and policy interventions, evaluations, replications, translation, economics, community promotion, dissemination research, and communications. Settings include schools, workplaces, health care, and communities.

Recipients of the award will receive the following:

  • $2,000 stipend.
  • Fellowship certificate of completion.
  • Free one-year SOPHE student membership.
  • Complimentary registration at SOPHE’s Annual Conference.
  • An opportunity to share your work via a poster session or an oral presentation during SOPHE’s Annual Conference.
  • SOPHE and CDC recognition.