MPA Alumni Society

All graduates from the MPA program automatically become a member of the MPA Alumni Society. Our annual gathering is usually held in April of every year but activities occur throughout the year. Before you go anywhere after graduation, please send your contact information to the MPA program coordinator, contact one of the officers through the Society's Facebook and LinkedIn groups, or fill out this form.

MPA Alumni Society Scholarships

Dedicated to promoting the excellence of the UAB MPA Program, the MPA Alumni Society invites current UAB MPA students to apply for the following scholarships:

MPA Alumni Endowed Scholarship Application

An Academic Scholarship up to $3,000


This scholarship is awarded to full-time, regular degree-seeking graduate students. Students selected as finalists will be interviewed by the Scholarship Committee in the final phase of the application process.


MPA Study Away Scholarship Application

A $3,000 scholarship for a student working a Summer internship in D.C. 2019


This scholarship is donated by Ann Bridges Steely, a UAB MPA Alumni who believes it is important to support students through service learning opportunities in Washington, D.C. Students may apply for this scholarship while also applying for internships.


Joy O’Neal Leadership Scholarship Application

A $500 scholarship in honor of Joy O’Neal


The UAB MPA Alumni Society Board has elected to honor our immediate past president with this one-time scholarship. Joy is a servant leader who has been instrumental in the development of the MPA Alumni Society’s Board of Directors. We are indebted to her service and grateful for her example.




MPA program alumni gather at the annual luncheon.