Student Research Opportunities


Week of December 13, 2017

Student Research Opportunities

RAND Postdoctoral Training Program in the Study of Aging - The RAND Postdoctoral Training Program in the Study of Aging enables outstanding junior scholars in demographic and aging research to sharpen their analytic skills, learn to communicate research results effectively, and advance their research agenda. Housed within the Labor and Population Program, the program blends formal and informal training and extensive collaboration with distinguished researchers in a variety of disciplines. Fellows must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and must have completed a Ph.D. (or its equivalent) in a relevant discipline before they begin the program. The RAND Fellows program is open to new scholars in the field of demographic and aging research, as well as individuals who already have research experience on these topics. Application Due Date: January 31, 2018.

Additional Funding Resources

50+ Public Health & MPH Scholarships--Students who are seeking an MPH degree have a lot of financial options for their education. Because of the growing demand in the public health sector, there are plenty of scholarships, grants, and other aid solutions that will support students who are walking down this career path. Being able to reduce your financial burden will make it easier for you to get the degree that you need. Ultimately, there is no reason to pay for your education if it isn’t absolutely necessary. With MPH scholarships and grants, it can be easy to find someone else to foot the bill.

Public Health Scholarships---It's possible to offset some of the costs of earning a public health degree by tapping into a variety of available public health scholarships. Application processes and award amounts vary from program to program, but students may apply for multiple scholarship simultaneously. Here is a sample listing of public health scholarships currently available.

Financing your degree---One main concern students express is how to finance their degrees. The following section includes tips and tricks to obtaining a scholarship and a list of external funding sources for prospective students of public health.

Funding Opportunities---As a service to its members, ASPPH’s grants staff regularly provide timely information about grant opportunities for faculty.

Preventive Medicine and Public Health Training grant program---Preventive Medicine and Public Health Training grants fund; * The planning, development (including curricula development), operation, and participation in an accredited residency or internship program in preventive medicine and public health; *The establishment, maintenance or improvement of academic administrative units in preventive medicine and public health or programs that improve clinical teaching in preventive medicine and public health.

Non-NIH Funding Opportunities for Predoctoral and Graduate Researchers---Funding opportunities listed here target predoctoral and graduate researchers.

Open study/research award--- 2018-2019 Competition Deadline: October 6, 2017 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time ---Applicants for study/research awards design their own projects and will typically work with advisers at foreign universities or other institutes of higher education.