NEHA/AAS Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$1,250

Awarded

Application Deadline

March 1, 2021

Monday
Awarded By:

National Environmental Health Association

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Three awards offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be enrolled in an approved college/university that is accredited by the Environmental Health Accreditation Council or is a NEHA Educational or Sustaining Member School. For a current list of accredited environmental health programs, please visit www.ehacoffice.org.
  3. Must be majoring in environmental health.
  4. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  5. Must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program at time of application.

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

Description: This award is for U.S. students majoring in environmental health who are enrolled in an approved college/university that is accredited by the Environmental Health Accreditation Council or is a NEHA Educational or Sustaining Member School. For a current list of accredited environmental health programs, please visit www.ehacoffice.org.

Application requirements for the NEHA/AAS Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Recommendation letter (3)
  • Official Transcript
Additional Information: The National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) and the American Academy of Sanitarians (AAS) have established education in environmental health as one of their principle goals. The purpose of the NEHA/AAS Scholarship program is to encourage early commitment by students to pursue a career in environmental health and to stimulate past and present graduates to pursue postgraduate studies in environmental health sciences. The program offers financial assistance to individuals with a demonstrable need, and serves to introduce adequately trained professionals into the environmental health workforce. The National Environmental Health Association prohibits any discrimination in employment or in the administration of any program or service offered by NEHA on the basis of race, color or national origin. Furthermore, this policy prohibits any discrimination on the basis of gender, age, physical handicap, religious affiliation or sexual orientation.

Award Amount: Three undergraduate awards of $1,000 annually, non-renewable. One graduate award of $2,000 annually, non-renewable. The scholarship will be paid directly to the college or university for the fall semester of the award.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $1,250.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Monday, March 1, 2021

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Monday, March 1, 2021

The application deadline date has not yet been finalized for this year, but is expected to remain the same as last year. The deadline date shown here is tentative based on last year's date. Please check back in January for a refreshed application deadline date. Applications are available on the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) website. Applications and information about the award can be found by clicking on the 'Scholarships' tab. Undergraduate applicants must attach three letters of support. One letter must be from an active NEHA member. The other two must be from faculty members at an accredited college or from faculty members at a NEHA Institutional/Educational or Sustaining Member school in which the applicant is currently enrolled. The applicant must specifically note which letter is from a current NEHA member (a total of three letters from different people must be received). Graduate applicants must attach three letters of support. One letter must be from an active NEHA member. The other two must be from faculty members at a recognized college or university with a declared curriculum in environmental health sciences and/or public health. The applicant must specifically note which letter is from a current NEHA member (a total of three letters from different people must be received). The applicant must attach a sealed copy of his/her official transcript from the school in which he/she is currently enrolled. The applicant must mail all components of the application to NEHA in one package. Nothing should be sent separately. The completed application and all supporting materials must be received by the deadline date or the application will not be eligible for review.
Contact: Jonna Ashley
Address: 720 S. Colorado Blvd. Suite 1000-N Denver, Colorado 80246-1926

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