Dean's Ambassador Program


A group of 10 students (maximum) are selected for the Dean’s Ambassador Program and represent the dean and the School of Public Health at various functions and activities. Ambassadors also participate in special events with the dean, at his request, to help promote the School. These events may be in state or out of state. 

Members of the program must represent the highest standards of professionalism consistent with the School's values.

Criteria for Eligibility

  • 3.5 or higher GPA in a School of Public Health degree program
  • Must be able to travel with some advance notice, but at times with short notice
  • Must be in good academic standing within the program
  • Must be enrolled as a full-time (9 hours) student
  • Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds, put up displays and carry boxes
  • Must have a driver’s license and good driving record
  • Be willing to make a commitment of time and energy to this effort
  • Must be a Master of Public Health student who has completed at least one semester of coursework in his or her respective program

Application Process

Applicants must complete the application form plus the following:

  • An essay (800-word limit) typed and double spaced, explaining how serving as an Ambassador helps to promote public health and the School.
  • Two letters of reference from nonrelatives; at least one must be from someone outside the School of Public Health. Letters from other students won't be accepted.
  • Applicants will be reviewed and interviewed by a committee that will decide the final makeup of the group.
  • Applicants must provide a CV or resume.
  • Members of the program are eligible for Dean's Ambassador Scholarships. 

2017 deadline TBA

Please submit your application packet to:

Dean's Ambassador Program
School of Public Health Office of the Dean
P.O. Box 9190
Morgantown, WV 26506-9190


For more information, please email us.