Traineeships & Fellowships
Supporting Our Students
The School of Public Health offers a number of federal research traineeships to support our graduate students. Public Health Traineeships are federally funded and typically are awarded as payment of tuition and fees, either in part or whole depending on the availability of funds. In order to qualify, a student must be either a U.S. citizen or permanent resident at the time of application
Many of the traineeships, except for the Public Health Traineeship, are housed within individual academic divisions.
Office of the Dean
The Dean’s office offers two school-wide traineeships. Public Health Traineeships are federally funded and typically awarded as payment of tuition and fees, either in part or whole depending on the availability of funds. In order to qualify, a student must be either a U.S. citizen or permanent resident at the time of application. Click on the links below to learn more about the programs.
Note: The HRSA Public Health Traineeship is no longer funded due to the sequestration but we are committee to reapplying should funds become available again.
Community Health Sciences
Community Health Sciences offers traineeship opportunities through the following programs
Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Division
EOHS allows students to acquire specialized training in Industrial Hygiene, Hazardous Substances, and Occupational Medicine. These opportunities are made possible by the Occupational and Environmental Health and Safety Education and Research Center, a NIOSH-funded Education and Research Center
- Industrial Hygiene
- Hazardous Substances Academic Training
- Occupational Medicine Residencies
Epidemiology and Biostatistics
The UIC Komen Cancer Epidemiology and Health Disparities Fellowship was developed in 2011 and focuses on training of Masters and Doctoral level students to become cancer epidemiology and health disparities researchers. For further information, please contact Judith Sayad (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Health Policy and Administration
UIC's Fogarty UIC AIDS International Training and Research Program fosters scientific discoveries that address the AIDS epidemic in Chile, China, Indonesia, and Malawi.
Institute for Health Research and Policy
Established in 1992 with funding from the National Cancer Institute, Cancer Education and Career Development Program aims to control and prevent cancer through predoctoral and postdoctoral fellowships.