JUNEAU - The University of Alaska Foundation announces the availability of the Practicum in Public Health Scholarship available to graduate students enrolled in the Master of Public Health. The minimum award is $3,600 for the 2010-2011 academic year.
This scholarship is intended to be used for the support of studies in the field of Public Health, focused specifically in Alaska. Applicants must be willing to commit to a minimum of 240 hours of practicum over the course of a year to an organization within Alaska to support their master dissertation. Applicants must be an Alaskan resident enrolled in a Master of Public Health program. Alaska Native/American Indian students are preferred, however, all students interested in pursuing a career related to tribal health will be considered.
Applicants must submit a resume and a letter of commitment to practicum signed by both the applicant and mentor organization. The deadline for applying is June 15.