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Public Health Scholarships and Stipends

University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public health students interested in public health can take advantage of scholarship and stipend opportunities to support their education and research. Opportunities are available for students in the Public Health Path of Distinction (PoD), MD-MPH Program, Wisconsin Academy for Rural Medicine (WARM) and Training in Urban Medicine and Public Health (TRIUMPH).

 

Contact Kelly Coffey (kcoffey3@wisc.edu) for more information about these funding opportunities.

 

Name of Funding

Purpose

Amount

Eligibility

Application

PRIME Scholar Project Stipends

 

Application procedures (pdf)

To promote public health and community-based service learning and/or research. Global health projects may be eligible.

Up to $2,500/year per student (up to 6 available per year, $250/week)

Any M1 MD student in the Path of Distinction (PoD) who is planning to work in a community setting during the summer between M1/M2 years. Priority given to community-based projects that focus on health disparities.

After reading the application procedures, apply online. Awards will be announced soon after application deadline to ensure enrollment in the required PHS 650-070. Applications are due February 1.

PRIME Madison (Prevention Innovations in Medical Education)

To connect students with a community project focusing on issues of health disparities here in the Madison area.

$2,500/year per student (5 projects available)

Any MD student in the Path of Distinction (PoD). Priority given to students who have an MPH or plan to pursue the MD-MPH dual degree option.

Applications are available online and are due January 4. Students may use their personal statement from their MPH application, if applicable. Awards will be announced no later than February 15 to ensure enrollment in the required PHS 650-070. Apply online

Wisconsin Medical Society (WMS) Foundation Summer Fellowship Program

To link medical students with practicing physician mentors (preferably WMS member) to work on community health initiatives over the summer.

$3,500/year per student (6 available statewide)

Any MD student in the School of Medicine and Public Health. May be used by MD-MPH students who pursue summer fellowship that may transition into the MPH field work.

Applications are available online and are due February 1. Approved fellows will be notified by March 15.

MD-MPH Dual Degree Scholarship


Application guidelines (pdf)

 

To support the tuition expenses for the MPH year for MD-MPH dual degree students who have a strong interest in working with underserved populations in Wisconsin.

$10,000/year per student (up to 6 available per year) and $15,000/year per student (1 available per year)

Any MD student planning to enroll in the MPH program. Cannot be combined with other sources of funding (e.g., paid project assistantship). The award is contingent upon matriculation into MPH program.

Applications are available online. Applications due by February 1 of the year the student plans to matriculate into the MPH program.

WMAA Perlson Scholarship

(TRIUMPH)

 

Application guidelines (docx)

To support TRIUMPH M4 students who have been committed to the TRIUMPH mission and have a strong likelihood of working with disadvantaged populations in Milwaukee.

$2,500/year per student (2 available per year)

Any M4 TRIUMPH student (full program) with a professional goal of serving an urban disadvantaged populations and/or likely to establish practice in Milwaukee.

Applications are available online. Applications due by February 1. A committee will determine the recipients, with advice provided by M4 TRIUMPH students.

 

WMAA Perlson Scholarship

(WARM)

 

Application guidelines (docx)

To support WARM M4 students who have been committed to the WARM mission and have a strong likelihood of practicing medicine in rural Wisconsin.

$2,500/year per student (2 available per year)

Any M4 student active in WARM electives and activities throughout 4 years of med school. Must have a demonstrated dedication to WARM mission, be likely to practice in rural Wisconsin and have an affinity for primary care.

Applications are available online. Applications due by February 1. Students can nominated by peers or by WARM site faculty/administrators, or be self-nominated. Nominated students submit a brief statement/application. Recipients selected by WARM director, assistant director and member of WARM admissions.

 

 


Public Health Scholarships and Stipends

Last updated: 12/06/2016
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