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Public Health Scholarship Program

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The Public Health Scholarship Program at the UIC School of Public Health supports Master of Public Health (MPH) students to gain critical public health training and leadership skills to prepare them to respond to public health needs and public health emergencies statewide. All in-state students with demonstrated financial need who are committed to working or serving in public health in Medically Underserved Areas of the state are eligible to apply.

The next application period is now open through March 22. Any accepted, eligible student can apply. Funding will include the Fall 2024, Spring 2025 and Fall 2025 terms.

Learn more about the MPH application process. For more information, contact

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Scholarship benefits Heading link

  • Support Tuition and fees coverage (see FAQs below).

  • Lead Gain public health leadership skills and competencies.

  • Serve Address health inequities in Medically Underserved Areas.

Scholarship eligibility Heading link

  • Your background

    You are an in-state resident.

  • Your commitment

    You are committed to pursuing a public health career in medically underserved communities.

  • MPH degree

    You are admitted to the in-person MPH program.

  • Demonstrated need

    You have a demonstrated financial need.

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