Students in the lobby of the Ryals Public Health building. Tuition

The UAB School of Public Health continues to be one of the most affordable options among all accredited schools and programs of public health. Detailed information on tuition and fees can be found on UAB's Paying for College website.

Scholarships

We also offer a variety of scholarships for talented students who demonstrate the potential to make an impact in the field of public health. Eligibility requirements for specific scholarships can be found below.

All applications for UAB and School of Public Health scholarships should be submitted through BSMART, UAB’s comprehensive scholarship management tool.

Applicants are also encouraged to visit Financing Your Degree at the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health website for strategies on applying for scholarships and additional scholarship opportunities in public health.

Eligibility

The following are general eligibility requirements for applicants pursuing Master’s degrees in the School of Public Health. Note: all doctoral applicants should contact their department directly to discuss funding opportunities.

  • Domestic students (U.S. citizens and permanent residents) with greater than 3.0 GPA are eligible for scholarships as of the first Fall semester in which they are enrolled. Apply by February 1 through BSMART for full consideration.
  • International students with greater than 3.0 GPA are eligible for scholarships during their second year of enrollment. Students should apply by February 1 (Spring semester of their first full year) through BSMART for full consideration.
  • Students applying for scholarships prior to enrolling in the UAB School of Public Health should submit a letter of recommendation from a former college instructor, advisor, or an employer.
  • All current students should submit a letter of recommendation from a UAB School of Public Health faculty member.

Some scholarships have additional eligibility requirements. They are noted in the descriptions below.

Association for Professional in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) Scholarship

Eligibility criteria include 9 hours of enrollment per semester and:

  • 3.0 GPA
  • Epidemiology students with an interest in hospital epidemiology and/or infection prevention and plan to work in the State of Alabama following graduation.

About

APIC - Alabama (Association for Professional in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Alabama Chapter) has made a generous pledge for the purpose of creating a scholarship at the University of Alabamat at Birmingham (UAB). Funds from the scholarship will be used to assist deserving students who are enrolled in the graduate program in the School of Public Health at UAB.

Recipients

  • 2017-2018: Demetria Hubbard, MSPH, Epidemiology
  • 2016-2017: Demetria Hubbard, MSPH, Epidemiology

Alfred A. Bartolucci Scholarship

Eligibility criteria include 9 hours of enrollment per semester and:

  • 3.5 GPA
  • students in Biostatistics

About

Friends, colleagues, and admirers of Alfred A. Bartolucci have made generous gifts for the purpose of creating a scholarship at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). Spendable earnings from the scholarship will be used to assist deserving students who are enrolled in the School of Public Health, Biostatistics program at UAB.

Recipients

  • 2016-2017: Phillip Hunter Allman, MS, Biostatistics
  • 2014-2015: Dongning He, MS, Biostatistics

Bill and Judy Bridgers Endowed Scholarship

Eligibility criteria include 9 hours of enrollment per semester and:

  • 3.0 GPA

About

This scholarship was established by alumni, colleagues and friends to recognize our founding dean (William F. Bridgers, MD, 1932-2006) and his wife Judy for their years of leadership and service to public health. Special consideration is given to those who demonstrate a commitment to pursuing a career in public health.

Recipients

  • 2015-2016: Leonardo Carrubba, MPH, Epidemiology
  • 2014-2015: Erik Perkins, MPH, Health Behavior
  • 2013-2014:
    • Gabrielle Rocque, MPH, Health Behavior
    • Katherine Wood, MPH, Health Care Organization and Policy
  • 2012-2013:
    • Kathryn Drumhiller, MPH, Epidemiology
    • Stephanie Mathis, MPH, Health Behavior
  • 2011-2012: Bailey Murphy, MPH, Health Care Organization and Policy
  • 2010-2011:
    • Jordan Morgan, MPH, Epidemiology
    • Alla Mahdi, MPH, Health Care Organization and Policy
  • 2009-2010:
    • Laura Chamlee, MPH, Health Care Organization and Policy
    • Allison Tohme, MPH, Health Behavior

Sonny Callahan Student Scholars Program Scholarship

Eligibility criteria include 9 hours of enrollment per semester and:

  • 3.5 GPA
  • participation and leadership in extracurricular activities and community service

About

Friends, colleagues, and admirers established this scholarship to Representative Sonny Callahan for his years of service to our State and Country. Specific criteria include a minimum 3.5 cumulative grade point average (based on a 4.0 scale) on all undergraduate and/or graduate work. Special consideration is given to those whose background experience indicates a desire to be an effective citizen by participation and leadership in extracurricular and/or community activities.

Recipients

  • 2016-2017:
    • Alysse Sephel, MPH, Epidemiology
    • Victoria Quadrini, MPH, Epidemiology
    • Aundrea Bevis, MPH, Epidemiology
  • 2015-2016:
    • Alexandra Hunter, MPH, Epidemiology
    • Erica Mann, MPH, Health Care Organization & Policy
  • 2014-2015:
    • Erin Schmale, MPH, Epidemiology
    • Kimberly Phillips, MPH, Health Behavior
    • Mariel Parman, MPH, Health Behavior
  • 2013-2014: Kathryn McGriff, MPH, Health Care Organization & Policy
  • 2012-2013:
    • Tamara Hue, MPH, Epidemiology
    • Kelly Kotarek, MPH, Health Behavior
  • 2011-2012:
    • Scott Russell, MPH, Environmental Health Sciences
    • Carrie Kilpatrick, MPH, Health Behavior
  • 2010-2011:
    • Ben Davis, MPH, Epidemiology
    • Anatasia Hartzes, MPH, Epidemiology
  • 2009-2010:
    • Jamie Stiller, MPH, Health Behavior
    • Taylor Poston, MPH, Environmental Health Sciences
    • Kelsey Eliasson, MPH, Health Behavior

Isaac E. Capilouto Endowed Scholarship

Eligibility criteria include 9 hours of enrollment per semester and:

  • 3.0 GPA
  • preference is given to international students

About

Family, friends, and admirers of Dr. Isaac Capilouto established this scholarship in his memory and legacy. Special consideration is that to the extent permitted by law, preference will be given to international students (non-U.S. citizens/permanent residents). In addition, consideration will also be given to TOEFL scores, past professional experience, and clarity of future career goals.

Recipients

  • 2016-2017: Stevie Nappoe, MPH, Health Care Organization and Policy
  • 2015-2016: Bigyan Mainali, MPH, Epidemiology
  • 2014-2015: Oluwole Adegbala, MPH, Epidemiology
  • 2013-2014: Henry Ogbeifun, MPH, Health Care Organization and Policy
  • 2012-2013: Ugochukwu Maduforo, MPH, Health Care Organization and Policy
  • 2011-2012: Anastasia Arynchyna, MPH, Health Care Organization and Policy
  • 2010-2011: Collins Aigbogun, MPH, Epidemiology
  • 2009-2010: Herpreet Thind, Ph.D., Health Behavior

Billy R. Cox Endowed Scholarship

Eligibility criteria include 9 hours of enrollment per semester and:

  • 3.0 GPA
  • students who demonstrate an interest in public health in the LGBT population

About

Family, friends, and admirers of Billy R. Cox established this scholarship in his memory and legacy. Specific criteria include students who demonstrate an interest in public health for the gay, lesbian, bi and transgender populations.

Recipients

  • 2016-2017: Amy Ball, MPH, Health Behavior
  • 2015-2016: Asia Sullivan, MPH, General MPH (Dual PA/MPH)
  • 2013-2015: Shaquita Borden, PhD, Health Behavior
  • 2009-2013: Tommie Watkins, PhD, Health Behavior

Dean's Merit Scholarship

Eligibility criteria include 9 hours of enrollment per semester and:

  • 3.5 GPA

About

Each academic year the Dean offers first year MPH, MS, and MSPH degree-seeking graduate students the opportunity to apply for the distinguished Dean's Academic Excellence Merit Scholarship. The primary purpose of this scholarship is to award those individuals who have demonstrated academic excellence and who exemplify outstanding leadership potential to pursue studies and careers in the field of public health. Due to federal and state funding regulation, first year international students are not eligible to receive this scholarship.

Department of Epidemiology Endowed Scholarship

Eligibility criteria include 9 hours of enrollment per semester and:

  • 3.0 GPA
  • students in Epidemiology

About

This scholarship was established by Dr. Donna Arnett, alumni, faculty, and friends of the Department of Epidemiology. Specific criteria include recipients being full-time students in the Department of Epidemiology.

Recipients

  • 2016-2017: Sophia Guan, MPH, Epidemiology
  • 2014-2015: Anna Faurot, MPH, Epidemiology
  • 2013-2014: Matthew Honkanen, MPH, Epidemiology
  • 2012-2013: Erica Johnson, PhD, Epidemiology
  • 2011-2012: Steven Wise, MPH, Epidemiology

H. Kenneth Dillon Endowed Scholarship

Eligibility criteria include 9 hours of enrollment per semester and:

  • 3.0 GPA
  • students in Environmental Health Sciences

About

In recognition of his service as a scholar, mentor, teacher, and friend, this scholarship was established by family, alumni, friends, and admirers in his honor and memory. Specific criteria include recipients being full-time students in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences.

Recipients

  • 2015-2016: Kailtin Pridemore, MPMPHH, Environmental Health Sciences
  • 2014-2015:
    • Yesenia Rector, MPH, Environmental Health Sciences
    • Jordan Roberts, MPH, Environmental Health Sciences
  • 2013-2014: Sharia Hudson, MPH, Environmental Health Sciences
  • 2012-2013: Alisha Sledge, MPH, Environmental Health Sciences
  • 2011-2012: Rahil Khan, MSPH, Environmental Health Sciences
  • 2010-2011: Brittany Travis, MPH, Environmental Health Sciences
  • 2009-2010: Adrienne King, PhD, Environmental Health Sciences

Robert P. Ginter Endowed Scholarship

Eligibility criteria include 9 hours of enrollment per semester and:

  • 3.0 GPA
  • students in Health Care Organization & Policy

About

This scholarship was established by family and friends to honor the memory of Mr. Ginter and his years of service to our country, his family, and community. Specific criteria include recipients being full-time students in the Department of Health Care Organization and Policy.

Recipients

  • 2016-2017: Hannah Craft, MPH, Health Care Organization and Policy
  • 2015-2016: Amelia Russell, MPH, Health Care Organization and Policy
  • 2014-2015: Philip Dockery, MPH, Health Care Organization and Policy
  • 2013-2014: Rebekah Smay, MPH, Health Care Organization and Policy
  • 2012-2013: Sarah Jones, MPH, Health Care Organization and Policy
  • 2011-2012: Anne Epstein, MPH, Health Care Organization and Policy
  • 2010-2011: Karen Williams, MPH, Health Care Organization and Policy
  • 2009-2010: Olivia Telle, MPH, Health Care Organization and Policy

Theresa A. Habshey Scholarship

Eligibility criteria include 9 hours of enrollment per semester and:

  • 3.0 GPA
  • special consideration is given to students who demonstrate financial need

About

Theresa A. Habshey has made a generous gift for the purpose of creating a scholarship at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). Spendable earnings from the scholarship will be used to assist deserving students who are enrolled in the graduate program in the School of Public Health at UAB.

Recipients

  • 2016-2017: Megan Lacy, MPH, Health Care Organization and Policy

William Randolph Hearst Foundation Endowed Scholarship

Eligibility criteria include 9 hours of enrollment per semester and:

  • 3.0 GPA
  • underrepresented, low income, or minority students

About

The William Randolph Hearst Foundation created this scholarship to support minority public health students. Specific criteria include the following: recipients must be from under-represented, low-income, minority populations with a demonstrated financial need, and a commitment to pursue a future career in public health. The recipient must also be a U.S. citizen who plans to permanently reside in the U.S. after completion of degree.

Recipients

  • 2016-2017:
    • Anondo Banerjee, MPH, Health Behavior
    • Bria Wilson, MPH, Health Behavior
    • Khushbu Khatri, MPH, Health Care Organization and Policy
    • Tierra Warrick, MPH, Health Care Organization and Policy
  • 2015-2016:
    • Essence Leftride, MPH, Health Care Organization and Policy
    • Kisa Harris, MPH, Epidemiology
    • Myrline Gillot, MPH, Epidemiology
  • 2014-2015:
    • Raina Brooks, MPH, Epidemiology
    • Jalysia Roberts, MPH, Health Care Organization and Policy
    • Alyssa Carodine, MPH, Health Behavior
    • Tiffany Chambers, MPH, Epidemiology
  • 2013-2014:
    • Yasmine Cargill, MPH, Health Care Organization and Policy
    • Haglaeeh Contreras, MPH, Health Care Organization and Policy
  • 2012-2013:
    • Noruwa Agho, MPH, Health Behavior
    • Sherri Hudson, MSPH, Environmental Health Sciences
    • Cecilia Robinson, MPH, Health Care Organization and Policy
  • 2011-2012:
    • Abena Afriyie, MPH, Epidemiology
    • Ashley Hardeman, MPH, Epidemiology
    • Chenoia Bryant, MPH, Health Care Organization and Policy
    • Orrin Ware, MPH, Health Behavior
  • 2010-2011:
    • Chenoia Bryant, MPH, Health Care Organization and Policy
    • Whitney Garner, MPH, Health Behavior
    • Shermetria Massingale, MPH Health Behavior
  • 2009-2010:
    • Tommie Watkins, PhD, Health Behavior
    • Bennie Taylor, MPH, Epidemiology
    • Malorie Givan, MPH, Epidemiology
    • Cheri Holmes, DrPH, Health Behavior

Herman Lehman Jr. Endowed Scholarship

Eligibility criteria include 9 hours of enrollment per semester and:

  • 3.0 GPA
  • legal residents of the state of Alabama

About

This scholarship was created by a group of grateful alumni and friends to honor the memory of a beloved founding faculty member of the School. Specific criteria include recipients being legal residents of the State of Alabama.

Recipients

  • 2016-2017: Brenna Terry, MPH, Environmental Health Science
  • 2014-2015: Alexander Thompson, MPH, Health Behavior
  • 2013-2014: Bellamy Hawkins, MPH, Epidemiology
  • 2012-2013: Karen Hart, MPH, Epidemiology
  • 2011-2012: Sarah Frazier, MPH, Health Care Organization and Policy
  • 2010-2011: Chad Calvert, MPH, Health Care Organization and Policy
  • 2009-2010: Marry Ellen Debardeleben, MPH, Health Care Organization and Policy

Charlotte and Robert Lowder Endowed Scholarship

Eligibility criteria include 9 hours of enrollment per semester and:

  • 3.0 GPA

About

The law firm of Sirote and Permutt established this scholarship to honor Robert and Charlotte Lowder for their years of devoted community service.

Recipients

  • 2014-2015: Matthew Whipple, MPH, Epidemiology
  • 2013-2014: Stephanie Tison, MPH, Epidemiology
  • 2012-2013: Gaybrielle Moore, MPH, Health Behavior
  • 2011-2012: Antionette Smith Epps, DrPH, Health Care Organization and Policy
  • 2010-2011: Michelle Pickett, MPH Health Care Organization and Policy
  • 2009-2010: Sarah Hemmings, MPH, Environmental Health Sciences

Max Michael First Generation Endowed Scholarship

Eligibility criteria include 9 hours of enrollment per semester and:

  • 3.0 GPA
  • special consideration is given to first-generation college students

About

Marian Cooper Wilson and Mark E. Wilson have made a generous gift for the purpose of creating a scholarship at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). Spendable earnings from the scholarship will be used to assist deserving students who are enrolled in the undergraduate or graduate program at the School of Public Health at UAB.

Ira L. Myers Scholarship

Eligibility criteria include 9 hours of enrollment per semester and:

  • 3.0 GPA
  • members of the Alabama Public Health Association (AlPHA)

About

The scholarship is awarded to honor Ira L. Myers, former Alabama State Health Officer, for his 40 years of dedicated service to the citizens of the State of Alabama.

Eligibility requirements for the Ira L. Myers Scholarship include membership in the Alabama Public Health Association (AlPHA). Students must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average (4.0 scale) and be fully admitted (not on academic probation) to the School of Public Health. Special consideration is given to U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

Recipients

  • 2016-2017: Jessica Blair, MPH, Epidemiology
  • 2015-2016: Carolyn Robbins, MPH, Epidemiology
  • 2014-2015: Anna Bianchi, MPH, Health Care Organization and Policy
  • 2013-2014: Anna Bianchi, MPH, Health Care Organization and Policy
  • 2012-2013: Evan Floyd, PhD, Environmental Health Science
  • 2011-2012: Sherri Davidson, PhD, Epidemiology
  • 2010-2011: Loyd Leslie, MPH, Maternal and Child Health
  • 2009-2010: Jonathan Drewry, DrPH, Maternal and Child Health

National Alumni Society Dean's Scholarship

Eligibility criteria include 9 hours of enrollment per semester and:

  • 3.0 GPA

About

This scholarship was established by the University of Alabama at Birmingham National Alumni Society.

Recipients

  • 2016-2017: James Friedman, MPH, Health Behavior
  • 2015-2016:
    • Ambika Srivastava, MPH, Epidemiology
    • Caroline Keller, MPH, Health Behavior
    • Asia Sullivan, BS, Public Health
    • Sarahanne Davidson, BS, Public Health
  • 2014-2015:
    • Carl Okerberg, MPH, Health Care Organization and Policy
    • Fatima Iqbal, MPH, Health Behavior
  • 2013-2014:
    • John Sides, MPH, Health Behavior
    • Ebony Townsend, MPH, Epidemiology
  • 2012-2013:
    • Thomas Skinner, MPH, Epidemiology
    • Sinkfield, Tiara, MPH, Health Care Organization and Policy
  • 2011-2012: Kachina Kudroff, MPH, Health Behavior
  • 2010-2011: Katherine Haralson, MPH, Health Care Organization and Policy
  • 2009-2010: Michelle Kenney, MPH, Environmental Health Sciences

Juan M. Navia Endowed Scholarship

Eligibility criteria include 9 hours of enrollment per semester and:

  • 3.0 GPA
  • must demonstrate a commitment to international aspects of public health

About

This scholarship was established by alumni, colleagues, and friends to recognize the second dean of the school and the first director of the Sparkman Center for International Public Health Education (Juan M. Navia, Ph.D., 1927-2010) for his years of leadership and service to public health. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to the international aspects of public health as was a priority of Dr. Navia. Preference will be given to first year Master of Public Health (MPH) students.

Recipients

  • 2015-2016: Jessica Austin, MPH, Health Care Organization and Policy
  • 2014-2015: Modupeluwa Durojaiye, PhD, Health Care Organization and Policy
  • 2013-2014: Chloe Bennion, MPH, Health Behavior
  • 2012-2013: Elizabeth Adie, MPH, Health Care Organization and Policy
  • 2011-2012: Melonie Walcott, DrPH, Epidemiology

Donna Lee Rickert Endowed Scholarship

Eligibility criteria include 9 hours of enrollment per semester and:

  • 3.0 GPA
  • students in the maternal and child health program in Health Care Organization & Policy

About

This scholarship was established by family, colleagues, and friends of Donna Rickert to honor her memory and commitment to public health. Specific criteria include recipients being students in the maternal and child health program in the Department of Health Care Organization and Policy. Special consideration will be given to those students who demonstrate an interest in epidemiology and/or international health as it relates to maternal and child health.

Recipients

  • 2016-2017: Jade Whitaker, MPH, Health Care Organization and Policy
  • 2012-2013: Allison Cooke, MPH, Health Care Organization and Policy
  • 2011-2012: Angelica Trammell, MPH, Health Care Organization and Policy
  • 2010-2011: Robyn Davis, MPH, Health Care Organization and Policy
  • 2009-2010: Sally Dover, MPH, Health Care Organization and Policy

Vernon E. Rose Endowed Scholarship

Eligibility criteria include 9 hours of enrollment per semester and:

  • 3.0 GPA
  • students in the Industrial Hygiene Program

About

Named for the founder of the school's Industrial Hygiene Program, Dr. Vernon Rose, this scholarship was established by grateful alumni, colleagues, and friends. Specific criteria include recipients being in the industrial hygiene program in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences.

Recipients

  • 2015-2016: Hayley Seaman, MPH, Environmental Health Sciences
  • 2014-2015:
    • Jeffrey Hall MPH, Environmental Health Sciences
    • Garrett Godsey MPH, Environmental Health Sciences
  • 2013-2014:
    • Tasha Stanfield MPH, Environmental Health Sciences
    • Jonghwa Oh, PhD, Environmental Health Sciences
  • 2012-2013:
    • Samantha Connell, MPH, Environmental Health Sciences
    • Joseph Fruehbrodt, MPH, Environmental Health Sciences
    • David Houston, MPH, Environmental Health Sciences
  • 2011-2012: David Mark Houston, MPH, Environmental Health Sciences
  • 2010-2011:
    • Catherine Fitzgerald, MPH Environmental Health Sciences
    • Kendra Sparks, MPH Environmental Health Sciences
  • 2009-2010:
    • Patrick Smith, MPH, Environmental Health Sciences
    • JoAnne Balanay, PhD, Environmental Health Sciences

Kathleen Ellis Ryals Endowed Scholarship

Eligibility criteria include 9 hours of enrollment per semester and:

  • 3.0 GPA

About

Frank and Kathleen Ellis Ryals Building. This scholarship was established by Dr. Jarvis Ryals to honor the memory of his mother, Mrs. Kathleen Ryals. Dr. Ryals had previously honored his mother and father by donating funds toward the construction of the School's building which is named them.

Recipients

  • 2014-2015: Louis Boohaker, MPH, Epidemiology
  • 2013-2014: John Young, MPH, Health Care Organization and Policy
  • 2012-2013: Brice Lambert, MPH, Epidemiology
  • 2011-2012: James Kiage, MSPH, Epidemiology
  • 2010-2011: Sajith Azerf, MPH, Epidemiology
  • 2009-2010: Tarah Fron, MPH, Health Behavior

School of Public Health Endowed Scholarship

Eligibility criteria include 9 hours of enrollment per semester and:

  • 3.0 GPA

About

Fund Established in 1990 by faculty, staff, alumni, and friends of the School.

Recipients

  • 2016-2017:
    • Madison Bell, MPH, Health Behavior
    • Latoya Goncalves, MPH, Epidemiology
  • 2012-2013:
    • Adetola Adeyeye, MPH, Health Behavior
    • Phillip G. Cochran, MPH, Health Organization and Policy
    • Gregory Gabbert, MPH, Health Behavior
    • Emily Gardner, MPH, Health Behavior
    • Megan Moore, MPH, Environmental Health
    • Kathryn Van Marter-Sanders, MPH, Health Behavior
    • Hilary Vaughan, MSPH, Epidemiology
    • Jason Zolak, MPH, Epidemiology
  • 2011-2012:
    • Isabelle Fagan, MPH, Health Care Organization and Policy
    • Sara Jabeen, MPH, Epidemiology
    • Carrie Kilpatrick, MPH, Health Behavior
    • Jason Leger, MPH, Health Care Organization and Policy
    • Kristen Olson, MPH, Health Behavior
    • Ivy Singletary, MPH, Health Care Organization and Policy
  • 2010-2011:
    • Ashley Aaron, MPH, Health Behavior
    • Sajith Azerf, MPH, Epidemiology
    • Margaret Compton, MPH, Health Behavior
    • Britney Crawford, MPH, Health Behavior
    • Sarah Frazier, MPH, Health Care Organization and Policy
  • 2009-2010:
    • Jennifer Harris, DrPH, Epidemiology
    • Leslie Loyd, MPH, Health Care Organization and Policy

School of Public Health Endowed Scholarship in Public Health Practice

Eligibility criteria include 9 hours of enrollment per semester and:

  • 3.0 GPA
  • special consideration given to applicants who have previously worked in public health practice and who intend to return to a career in public health practice

About

This scholarship was established by Dr. Michael Maetz, VMD, MPH Special consideration is given to applicants who have previously worked in public health practice and who intend to return to a career in public health practice. Preference will be given to first year MPH students.

Recipients

  • 2015-2016: Hannah Brown, MPH, Health Behavior
  • 2014-2015: John Sides, MPH, Health Behavior
  • 2013-2014: Joanne Perley MPH, Health Behavior
  • 2012-2013: Carrie Kilpatrick, MPH, Health Behavior
  • 2011-2012: Jonathon Drewry, DrPH, Maternal and Child Health

Irtaza and Shana Siddique Endowed Scholarship

Eligibility criteria include 9 hours of enrollment per semester and:

  • 3.0 GPA
  • special consideration is given to students who demonstrate financial need

About

This scholarship was established by alumnus Irtaza Siddique, DVM, MS, MPH, PhD, and his wife Shana Siddique. Special consideration is given to a student with demonstrated financial need.

Recipients

  • 2012-2013: Olusola Olubowale, MPH, Health Care Organization and Policy
  • 2011-2012: Asundep Ntui, DrPH, Epidemiology
  • 2010-2011: Franklin Njoku, MPH, Health Care Organization and Policy
  • 2009-2010: Sandeep Mishra, DrPH, Epidemiology

Moses Sinkala Travel Scholarship

Eligibility criteria include 9 hours of enrollment per semester and:

  • Undergraduate and graduate students in good academic standing.
  • Note: Deadlines for this scholarship are different from those above. See website linked below for deadlines.

About

In honor of the late Dr. Moses Sinkala, the Sparkman Center for Global Health and the Office of the Vice Provost for Student and Faculty Success have established the Moses Sinkala Travel Scholarship. This annual award is designed to assist UAB students complete an international internship or research opportunity.

For more details, visit the Moses Sinkala Travel Scholarship page.

UAB School of Public Health Global Health Foreign Travel Award

Eligibility criteria include 9 hours of enrollment per semester and:

  • Undergraduate and graduate students in good academic standing.
  • Note: Deadlines for this scholarship are different from those above. See website linked below for deadlines.

About

The Sparkman Center for Global Health (Sparkman Center) and the Dean’s Office of the School of Public Health (SOPH) will provide travel funding for eligible SOPH students who are travelling internationally and attending an extracurricular academic/professional conference, training activity, Education Abroad program, or internship/practicum related to global health. These travel awards provide support for international educational experiences that enrich UAB SOPH students. The award may cover expenses related to transportation, lodging, poster printing, registration, and other international travel-related eligible expenses as specified by the travel regulations of the UAB Financial Affairs.

For more details, visit the UAB School of Public Health Global Health Foreign Travel Award.