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Upcoming Events & Opportunities
Student Leaders in Public Health (SLPH) Program
The Rocky Mountain Public Health Training Center (RM-PHTC) is offering financial support to 27 higher education students during the 2023-2024 academic year. Each student will receive $3,500 to aid in their public health-focused field placements and collaborative projects with faculty. The program's aim is to bolster the public health workforce in the Rocky Mountain Region, with a focus on underserved communities and populations. This initiative, funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), encourages applications from historically marginalized groups and those working with medically underserved areas. Applicants must meet specific qualifications and project requirements. Requirements and full details are attached to this email. The next application deadline is on December 15, 2023.
Submit your application: www.rmphtc.org/student-leaders-in-public-health/
Funding Opportunity for Students
Northwest Center for Public Health Practice is now accepting applications to support student projects during the 2023-24 school year.
Approximately twenty students will be funded up to $3,500 each. Applications will be evaluated based on the project’s public health practice focus, attention to underserved areas and populations, and feasibility.
Newly enrolled students in a healthcare career pathway may be eligible for up to $10,000 toward the cost of completing a qualified healthcare program within a 2-year timeframe. Preference given to those enrolled in a Nursing or Behavioral Health Pathway; however other healthcare career pathways are eligible.
How to Apply
The first application window will be November 1, 2023 through December 8, 2023 for those enrolling for the Spring 2024 semester.
The second application window will be mid April through May 31, 2024 for those enrolling for the Fall 2024 semester.
Application forms and additional information can be found at the WyHealthTrain website. If you have any questions or need clarification as you are completing the application, please contact the WyHealthTrain team for assistance at firstname.lastname@example.org
December 7th: Action Steps to Disrupt Inequitable Health Outcomes: The Role of Policy in Advancing Health Equity.
NACCHO and Pfizer's Multicultural Health Equity Collective (The Collective) are hosting this webinar to sustain a focus on practical policy solutions that can help disrupt inequitable health outcomes and achieve health equity. Innovation in local, state, and federal health policy are essential to this goal and collaborative approaches across industry sectors can help move the mission forward. Hear from some of the partners that contributed to the 2022 Health Equity in Action Summit and the subsequent community-developed action guide that focuses on generating solutions in policy, workforce pipeline, research and data, and healthcare facilities and systems. Register here.
WPHA Memorial Student Scholarship Fund
The WPHA Memorial Student Scholarship for Outstanding Student in Public Health was established by WPHA in 2005 to honor those individuals who are pursuing higher education and who have distinguished themselves through their leadership, commitment, and contributions to the field of public health.