Arkansas Public Health Association Scholarship for High School Seniors

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Amount
Awarded

$1,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

April 1

Monday
Awarded By:

Arkansas Public Health Association

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be a resident of Arkansas.
  3. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  4. Must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher.
  5. Must be a high school senior at the time of application.
  6. Must be planning to major in a field related to public health.
  7. Must plan to attend a college or university in Arkansas.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This award is available for high school seniors in Arkansas who plan to major in a field related to public health. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and demonstrate unmet financial need. Applicants must become a student member of the state APHA organization (student memberships are $5) to be eligible.

Application requirements for the Arkansas Public Health Association Scholarship for High School Seniors are:

  • Official Transcript
  • Personal statement
  • Recommendation letter
Additional Information: The Arkansas Department of Health traces its history back 100 years to February 25, 1913, when the first permanent state Board of Health was established. Over the last 100 years, public health advancements--including controlling contagious diseases, immunizing children and adults, preventing infant deaths, providing good prenatal care to expectant moms, assuring safer food and drinking water--have added 25 years to the life expectancy in the United States. In the spirit of this tradition, scholarships are provided annually to deserving students who plan to pursue a career in public health.

Award Amount: $1,000 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $1,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Monday, April 1

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Monday, April 1

Applications and information are available online at the Arkansas Public Health Association website. In addition to the completed application, students must submit a letter of recommendation, a personal statement about why public health is important to them, and a official copies of high school transcripts. All applications and supporting documentation must be received prior to the deadline date.
Contact: n/a
Address: P.O. Box 250327 Little Rock, Arkansas 72225

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