Healthy and Active Lifestyles and Energetic (HALE) Graduate Fellowship

The HALE fellowship supports advanced studies and research in healthy and active lifestyles and energetics topics. It is open to PhD program applicants for Health Education and Health Promotion degree. Fellows receive a monthly stipend, tuition, and health insurance benefits.

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Who Should Apply?

Are you interested in:

  • Becoming a leading researcher and practitioner in health promotion/education?
  • Developing skills to plan, implement, and evaluate healthy lifestyle-related interventions?
  • Advancing your theoretical knowledge from related social and behavioral sciences?

Do you want to take advanced courses in:

  • Research and statistical methods?
  • Social and behavioral sciences?
  • Obesity, nutrition, and physical activity elective options?

The Health Education and Health Promotion degree offers flexible course of study designed by the student in consultation with an academic advisor, research and grant writing opportunities, and research experience and additional dissertation support.

How to Apply

Interested applicants may send inquiries (including a cover letter and C.V.) to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for consideration by the UAB School of Public Health — the only school in Alabama accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH).

Applicants from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Submissions will be accepted continuously. Please refer to our general admission requirements regarding application deadlines.

All applicants must meet the general graduate school admission criteria. Information about the UAB Graduate School is available on their website.