Faculty Scholarships, Pre, & Post Doc Opportunities, Week of April 29, 2015


33rd Graduate Summer Institute of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, held at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health June 15- July 3, 2015 

The Institute offers intensive basic and advanced level courses in epidemiology and biostatistics intended to develop an understanding of the principles, methodologic strategies and practical aspects of epidemiological research.  Institute courses include Principles of Epidemiology, Introduction to Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis, Health Situation Analysis, Bayesian Adaptive Trials, Epidemiology in Evidence-Based Policy and Comparative Effectiveness Research: Outcome Measurement. Three new onsite courses this summer are Global Cancer Epidemiology, Epidemiology and Prevention of Obesity and a one day workshop on Design and Analysis for Human Genomic Sequencing Data. Our online course options include Principles of Genetic Epidemiology I and II and Power and Sample Size for the Design of Epidemiological Studies.

  • Courses are offered in one, two or three-week formats, as one-day workshops and online.
  • Participants can register for professional development, to enhance current skills, or for academic credit for those interested in applying the course work towards a degree program. 
  • The tuition rate for professional development is $510 /course unit; $1020/course credit for academic credit

Giva Semi-Annual Student Scholarship and Worldwide Community Ambassador Award - Deadlines June 1 and December 1

Giva's Corporate Student Scholarship and Worldwide Community Ambassador Award is for anyone attending a college or university worldwide. This scholarship grant is aimed at assisting undergraduate or graduate students further their education as well as expand their social responsibility and community service footprint in the world. There is no specific course of study or major required.

VA Quality Scholars Fellowship

The VA Quality Scholars Fellowship is actively recruiting for this fellowship for the next cohort, which begins July 1, 2015 (and ends June 30, 2017).  PhDs and DNPs may apply (pre-docs may apply; post-docs are preferred).Any questions?  Please contact Patricia Patrician, RN, PhD at ppatrici@uab.edu

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announces openings for the 2015 – 2016 academic year of its Interprofessional Fellowship Program in Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Recovery Oriented Services for Veterans with serious mental illness. The Fellowship Program is a state-of-the-art clinical training program that focuses on the theory and practice of psychosocial rehabilitation and recovery. Individualized, mentored clinical education is combined with a curriculum that emphasizes a comprehensive psychosocial rehabilitation approach to service delivery, education, and implementing change in a mental health care setting. Fellows will work with Veterans with serious mental illnesses and receive training in delivering a range of evidence-based services. The purpose of the Interprofessional Fellowship Program is to develop future mental health leaders with vision, knowledge, and commitment to transform mental health care systems in the 21st century by emphasizing functional capability, rehabilitation, and recovery. Applications will be accepted and reviewed at each site until all positions are filled.


September Due Dates

Birmingham Black Nurses Association Scholarship

BBNA is committed to fostering the professional and personal growth of future nurses through its scholarship and mentoring program. The BBNA mentoring program provides activities that enable growth and empowerment of nursing students for future service in nursing. BBNA awards an annual scholarship to a nursing student enrolled in a pre-licensure nursing program in the state of Alabama. The BBNA scholarship is awarded in November of each year at our Annual Scholarship Reception.

Have a Scholarship Opportunity you would like to share? 
email Lauren Antia at lar@uab.edu