Scholarships

The KU MPH Program offers two scholarships for its current and continuing students to be used for the upcoming semesters. Students may apply for one or both of the scholarships but are eligible for only one MPH scholarship at a time. Recipients of the Kansas Health Foundation Partial Tuition Reimbursement Scholarship are not eligible to apply for this award.

A total of four scholarships will be awarded to MPH students in Kansas City and Wichita. Upon receipt of the award, students must demonstrate academic success by achieving grades of B or better in the first semester in order to receive the remaining scholarship funds in the second semester. Students may not receive the same scholarship two consecutive years in a row.  Late applications will not be accepted.

Call for applications are usually announced near the end of every spring semester. For more information, please contact thonderick@kumc.edu (Kansas City) or marmstro@kumc.edu (Wichita).

KU-MPH Diversity Scholarship

The KU-MPH program values diversity among its students. Diverse experiences may include but are not limited to: life experiences in rural, inner city, or diverse communities; life experience with individuals from other cultural backgrounds; bilingual or multilingual capability; life experiences in non-western or third world countries; or experience overcoming financial, social, family, physical, or educational barriers or adversity due to societal biases.

The KU-MPH Diversity Scholarship Award confers a stipend for two semesters of MPH coursework. Upon receipt of the award, students must demonstrate academic success by achieving grades of B or better in the first semester in order to receive the remaining scholarship funds in the second semester. Scholarship must be used in two consecutive semesters.

KU-MPH Leadersip Scholarship

The KU-MPH program values leadership and academic excellence among its students. Leadership and academic excellence may include but are not limited to: undergraduate GPA; community service activities; personal goals; commitment to public health; and previous research in public health practice.

The KU-MPH Leadership Scholarship confers a stipend for two semesters of MPH coursework. Upon receipt of the award, students must demonstrate academic success by achieving grades of B or better in the first semester in order to receive the remaining scholarship funds in the second semester. Scholarship must be used in two consecutive semesters.

John T. Stewart Scholarship (eligible for current MD/MPH students only)

The John T. Stewart III Scholarship is awarded to students enrolled in the University of Kansas School of Medicine who have been accepted into the MD/MPH 5-year dual degree program. Preference will be given to Kansas residents who have demonstrated leadership and community involvement, who are in good academic standing and who have a strong preferece to remain in Kansas after graduation.

Students who choose either Wichita or Kansas City for their third or fourth years of medical school may qualify for the scholarship.

The University of Kansas was awarded this scholarship by the Kansas Health Foundation to honor John T. Stewart III for his service to the University of Kansas Endowment Association and the Kansas Health Foundation. The John T. Stewart III Scholarship provides $5000.00 a year for 3 years ($15000) for tuition, books and/or room and board. Students who receive the scholarship will receive funding as follows:

  • Year completing MPH Degree: $5000
  • Third year of Medical School: $5000
  • Fourth year of Medical School: $5000

 

 

 

Last modified: Aug 19, 2014
Accreditation

CEPH
The University of Kansas Master of Public Health Program (KU-MPH) is proud to announce that we have been reaccredited by the Council of Education on Public Health (CEPH) until July 1, 2018.

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Member, Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) .

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