Six Public Health Scholarships Available

The Illinois Public Health Association announces the availability of six (6) scholarships for the 2018-19 academic year for qualified graduate students in Public Health!


IPHA Scholarship for Graduate Study in Public Health

Four scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each


Edith Heide Memorial Scholarship

Two scholarships in the amount of $2,000 each


Eligibility:  Must be a citizen of the United States, a resident of Illinois and enrolled in a public health related graduate degree program at a recognized and accredited university in Illinois.

Guidelines:  Scholarship assistance may be used toward the payment of tuition and fees only.  Recipients of scholarships may apply and be considered for support for a second year.

Award:  The two applicants with the highest scores will each receive an Edith Heide scholarship and the third through sixth place applicants will each receive an IPHA Scholarship for Graduate Study in Public Health.  The six scholarship recipients will be invited to attend the awards ceremony at the IPHA Annual Conference on September 6, 2018 to receive their scholarship certificate. If the scholarship recipient is not a current IPHA member, they will be given a one-year student membership.      

Disbursement:  Upon verification of enrollment, the Illinois Public Health Association will send the scholarship funds directly to the financial aid office of the recipient’s college or university.


Applications MUST be received by July 6, 2018!


Applications may be mailed to the IPHA office or sent via e-mail to     


View IPHA Scholarship Overview

Download IPHA Scholarship Application


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