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For Public Health majors

Dr. Jay L. and LeVenia S. Allen Scholarship Award Criteria

The purpose of the Jay L. and LeVenia S. Allen Memorial Scholarship Award is to provide awards for meritorious students in Public Health and to create a lasting memorial to Jay L. and LeVenia S. Allen. Candidate for the award must:

  1. Be a rising Junior or Senior.
  2. Be a declared Public Health major.
  3. Have a recognized financial need.
  4. Have a minimum 3.0 GPA on all college work.

Online Application

Learn More About Dr. and Mrs. Allen

2018 Recipients: William Haulbrook and Casey Lunceford

Haulbrook and Lunceford

Frist Global Health Scholars

In 2004, Senator Bill Frist established the nonprofit organization Hope Through Healing Hands. The purpose of Hope Through Healing Hands is to promote and increase quality of life for citizens and communities “using health as a currency for peace.” Hope Through Healing Hands addresses these issues by sponsoring global health programs including the Frist Global Health Leaders program. The Frist Global Health Leaders program provides students with the opportunity to travel to underserved countries around the globe and to improve the health of people living in those countries.

The Frist Global Health Leaders program may provide up to $2,500 per selected student. This amount cannot exceed 80% of the total expenses for the international field experience. Students will be responsible for the remaining 20% of total expenses.

Application is available in the Global Public Health Internship Scholarships and Field Handbook.

2018 Recipients: Gregory Wykoff and Jessica Murray

 Greg Wykoff

Jessica Murray

Bruce A. and Amelia R. Goodrow Endowment

The purpose of the Bruce A. and Amelia R. Goodrow Endowment is to provide scholarships for ETSU students who are planning a career in public health.

Award Criteria:

  • Preference will be given to candidates who are veterans of the military force of the United States residing in East Tennessee; to students who are residents of either Hawkins or Grainger County, Tennessee or from any other rural East Tennessee county, in that order.
  • Candidates must demonstrate academic potential and ability, and be committed to a successful career in a public health profession.  Preference will be given to candidates majoring in Community Health, Public Health Administration, Epidemiology, and Environmental Health.
  • Candidates must meet all requirements for entrance into the university and into their chosen health major.
  • The scholarship may be awarded to students on any classification level, but in order to receive this scholarship in subsequent semesters, the scholarship holder must complete at least 12 semester hours of course work each semester and must maintain the following minimum GPA schedule: 
      • Freshman-3.0
      • Sophomore-3.0
      • Junior-3.25
      • Senior-3.25;
      • and Gradudate-3.5.

Qualified graduate students must also have a minimum of 2 years of documented real-world public health experience prior to applying.

Applications can be submitted by March 1 to the Office of the Dean for consideration by the College of Public Health Scholarship Committee. 

Online Application

Learn More About the Goodrows.

2018 Recipients: Briana Bishop, Blaire Brooks, William Haulbrook, Hannah Jones, Dylan Kenkel, Miranda Liner, Casey Lunceford, Kristi Mathis, Tessa Trombley, Samantha White

Goodrow 2018 recipients

John P. Lamb, Jr. Scholarship Criteria

John P. Lamb, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Endowment
Candidates for the award must:

  1. Be a rising junior or senior.
  2. Be a declared Public Health major.
  3. Have a minimum 3.0 GPA on all college work.
  4. Have a potential to succeed in a public health career and
  5. Demonstrate leadership.

Online Application

More about John P. Lamb, Jr.

2018 Recipient: Sydney Burchell

Sydney Burchell

Dr. Robert D. Patton Health Policy Internship Scholarship

Each applicant must have:

  1. Have demonstrated financial need
  2. Have maintained a 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale during the previous two years of study

Preference for the award will be given to:

  1. Rising Juniors majoring in Public Health with a Community Health Concentration or a first year Master of Public Health student with a Community Health concentration
  2. Qualified students from the state of Tennessee

Online Application

More about Dr. Robert D. Patton

2018 Recipient: Chase Price

Chase Price

Payton and Angela Ward Pruett Public Health Scholarship Criteria

Payton and Angela Ward Pruett Public Health Scholarship Criteria

The purpose of this award is to provide scholarship assistance to deserving students enrolled in the College of Public Health at East Tennessee State University.

Candidates for the award must:

  1. Be either an undergraduate or graduate Public Health student with an interest in environmental health sciences.
  2. Have demonstrated financial need.
  3. Have a minimum 3.2 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) or other significant accomplishment
  4. Participate in at least one professional student organization

More about Payton and Angela Ward Pruett

Online Application

2018 Recipient: Jonathan Beck

Jonathan Beck

For Environmental Health majors

Bruce A. and Amelia R. Goodrow Endowment

The purpose of the Bruce A. and Amelia R. Goodrow Endowment is to provide scholarships for ETSU students who are planning a career in public health.

Award Criteria:

  • Preference will be given to candidates who are veterans of the military force of the United States residing in East Tennessee; to students who are residents of either Hawkins or Grainger County, Tennessee or from any other rural East Tennessee county, in that order.
  • Candidates must demonstrate academic potential and ability, and be committed to a successful career in a public health profession.  Preference will be given to candidates majoring in Community Health, Public Health Administration, Epidemiology, and Environmental Health.
  • Candidates must meet all requirements for entrance into the university and into their chosen health major.
  • The scholarship may be awarded to students on any classification level, but in order to receive this scholarship in subsequent semesters, the scholarship holder must complete at least 12 semester hours of course work each semester and must maintain the following minimum GPA schedule: 
      • Freshman-3.0
      • Sophomore-3.0
      • Junior-3.25
      • Senior-3.25;
      • and Gradudate-3.5.

Qualified graduate students must also have a minimum of 2 years of documented real-world public health experience prior to applying.

Applications can be submitted by March 1 to the Office of the Dean for consideration by the College of Public Health Scholarship Committee. 

Online Application

Learn More About the Goodrows.

2018 Recipients: Briana Bishop, Blaire Brooks, William Haulbrook, Hannah Jones, Dylan Kenkel, Miranda Liner, Casey Lunceford, Kristi Mathis, Tessa Trombley, Samantha White

Goodrow 2018 recipients

Focused on specific majors, students are eligible for scholarships awarded on a competitive basis. Scholarships for Tennessee residents cover full in-state tuition and most course fees for a maximum of eight semesters of study. Out-of-state scholarships cover the out-of-state portion of tuition.
Joe F. Lynch Memorial Scholarship Endowment

Criteria for eligibility:

  • Environmental Health major
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Minimum GPA of 2.7 on previous high school or college work
  • Resident of Carter, Washington, Blount, or Sevier Counties in TN
  • First preference will go to children of employees of the State of TN, thereafter,all candidates meeting all other criteria will be considered.

Application deadline: March 1
Apply to the Department of Environmental Health

2018 Recipient: Briana Bishop

Briana Bishop

 

Dr. M.T. Morgan Scholarship

This scholarship honors the long and distinguished career of Dr. M.T. Morgan and provides funding to deserving students in the Department of Environmental Health.

Criteria for eligibility:

  1. Be a member of the ETSU men's football team or the ETSU marching band
  2. Be majoring in ENVH
  3. Be a resident of Northeast TN (Carter, Cocke, Greene, Hamblin, Hancock, Jefferson, Johnson, Sevier, Sullivan, Unicoi and Washington Counties) or Madison County, NC
  4. Have a minimum 2.5 GPA on all previous high school and/or college work
  5. Have documented financial need in the ETSU Office of Financial Aid
  6. In the event that there is not a student who meets the first qualification, the committee may select another student majoring in ENVH who meets the other criteria.

Online Application

2018 Recipient: Chase Price

Chase Price

Payton and Angela Ward Pruett Public Health Scholarship Criteria

Payton and Angela Ward Pruett Public Health Scholarship Criteria

The purpose of this award is to provide scholarship assistance to deserving students enrolled in the College of Public Health at East Tennessee State University.

Candidates for the award must:

  1. Be either an undergraduate or graduate Public Health student with an interest in environmental health sciences.
  2. Have demonstrated financial need.
  3. Have a minimum 3.2 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) or other significant accomplishment
  4. Participate in at least one professional student organization

More about Payton and Angela Ward Pruett

Online Application

2018 Recipient: Jonathan Beck

Jonathan Beck

State of Franklin Environmental Society Scholarship Endowment

Criteria for eligibility:

  • Environmental Health major (BSEH program Only) (entering freshmen are eligible to apply)
  • Resident of Washington or Greene Counties TN
  • Gain an understanding of the State of Franklin Environmental Society through reading the history
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Maintain satisfactory academic standing

Application deadline: Contact the Department of Environmental Health
Apply to the Department of Environmental Health

2018 Recipients: Tessa Lollar and Miranda Liner

Tessa Lollar and Miranda Liner

Departmental Scholarships

For more information on Department of Environmental Health scholarships, contact Chuck Patton at  

 

For Health Sciences majors

Adkins Microbiology Scholarship 

David M. Adkins, a 1990 graduate of ETSU, established this fund to honor and memorialize part and current professors in the Microbiology department.  The fund provides financial assistance to deserving undergraduate students pursuing a degree in Health Sciences with a concentration in Microbiology.

To express interest in this or other Health Sciences departmental scholarships, contact Eric Jones as .

2018 Recipient: Dylan Foster

Dylan Foster

Focused on specific majors, students are eligible for scholarships awarded on a competitive basis. Scholarships for Tennessee residents cover full in-state tuition and most course fees for a maximum of eight semesters of study. Out-of-state scholarships cover the out-of-state portion of tuition.
Payton and Angela Ward Pruett Public Health Scholarship Criteria

Payton and Angela Ward Pruett Public Health Scholarship Criteria

The purpose of this award is to provide scholarship assistance to deserving students enrolled in the College of Public Health at East Tennessee State University.

Candidates for the award must:

  1. Be either an undergraduate or graduate Public Health student with an interest in environmental health sciences.
  2. Have demonstrated financial need.
  3. Have a minimum 3.2 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) or other significant accomplishment
  4. Participate in at least one professional student organization

More about Payton and Angela Ward Pruett

Online Application

2018 Recipient: Jonathan Beck

Jonathan Beck

Departmental Scholarships

Additional Health Sciences scholarships are available; contact Eric Jones at

 

For graduate students

Frist Global Health Scholars

In 2004, Senator Bill Frist established the nonprofit organization Hope Through Healing Hands. The purpose of Hope Through Healing Hands is to promote and increase quality of life for citizens and communities “using health as a currency for peace.” Hope Through Healing Hands addresses these issues by sponsoring global health programs including the Frist Global Health Leaders program. The Frist Global Health Leaders program provides students with the opportunity to travel to underserved countries around the globe and to improve the health of people living in those countries.

The Frist Global Health Leaders program may provide up to $2,500 per selected student. This amount cannot exceed 80% of the total expenses for the international field experience. Students will be responsible for the remaining 20% of total expenses.

Application is available in the Global Public Health Internship Scholarships and Field Handbook.

2018 Recipients: Gregory Wykoff and Jessica Murray

 Greg Wykoff

Jessica Murray

Bruce A. and Amelia R. Goodrow Endowment

The purpose of the Bruce A. and Amelia R. Goodrow Endowment is to provide scholarships for ETSU students who are planning a career in public health.

Award Criteria:

  • Preference will be given to candidates who are veterans of the military force of the United States residing in East Tennessee; to students who are residents of either Hawkins or Grainger County, Tennessee or from any other rural East Tennessee county, in that order.
  • Candidates must demonstrate academic potential and ability, and be committed to a successful career in a public health profession.  Preference will be given to candidates majoring in Community Health, Public Health Administration, Epidemiology, and Environmental Health.
  • Candidates must meet all requirements for entrance into the university and into their chosen health major.
  • The scholarship may be awarded to students on any classification level, but in order to receive this scholarship in subsequent semesters, the scholarship holder must complete at least 12 semester hours of course work each semester and must maintain the following minimum GPA schedule: 
      • Freshman-3.0
      • Sophomore-3.0
      • Junior-3.25
      • Senior-3.25;
      • and Graduate-3.5.

Qualified graduate students must also have a minimum of 2 years of documented real-world public health experience prior to applying.

Applications can be submitted by March 1 to the Office of the Dean for consideration by the College of Public Health Scholarship Committee. 

Online Application

Learn More About the Goodrows.

2018 Recipients: Briana Bishop, Blaire Brooks, William Haulbrook, Hannah Jones, Dylan Kenkel, Miranda Liner, Casey Lunceford, Kristi Mathis, Tessa Trombley, Samantha White

Goodrow 2018 recipients

Dr. Robert D. Patton Health Policy Internship Scholarship

Each applicant must have:

  1. Have demonstrated financial need
  2. Have maintained a 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale during the previous two years of study

Preference for the award will be given to:

  1. Rising Juniors majoring in Public Health with a Community Health Concentration or a first year Master of Public Health student with a Community Health concentration
  2. Qualified students from the state of Tennessee

Online Application

More about Dr. Robert D. Patton

Payton and Angela Ward Pruett Public Health Scholarship Criteria

Payton and Angela Ward Pruett Public Health Scholarship Criteria

The purpose of this award is to provide scholarship assistance to deserving students enrolled in the College of Public Health at East Tennessee State University.

Candidates for the award must:

  1. Be either an undergraduate or graduate Public Health student with an interest in environmental health sciences.
  2. Have demonstrated financial need.
  3. Have a minimum 3.2 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) or other significant accomplishment
  4. Participate in at least one professional student organization

More about Payton and Angela Ward Pruett

Online Application

2018 Recipient: Jonathan Beck

Tessa Lollar and Miranda Liner

Carruth J. Wagner Scholarship for Eastman Valleybrook for Project EARTH

Carruth J. Wagner Scholarship for Eastman Valleybrook for Project EARTH

Project EARTH: Employing Available Resources to Transform Health

Master of Public Health students can apply for one of three opportunities for Project EARTH at the Eastman Valleybrook Campus.

  • One Graduate Assistantship Available, assistantship for Project EARTH at the ETSU Eastman Valleybrook Campus
  • Four Scholarships Available for $1800 per semester that requires a student to work 150 hour per semester at Project EARTH at the ETSU Eastman Valleybrook Campus
  • One Scholarship Available for $1000 per semester that requires a student to work 75 hours per semester for Project EARTH at the ETSU Eastman Valleybrook Campus

More about Carruth J. Wagner

Online Application

2018 Recipients: Carrie Hodges and Braydon Sexton

Carrie Hodges and Braydon Sexton

The Wykoff Public Health Student Scholarship 

In honor of his mother and father who inspired in him a passion and commitment to global health, Dean Randy Wykoff created the Wykoff Public Health Student Scholarship for international experiences. This fund is to be used to support international experiences for students pursuing a graduate degree in the College of Public Health by providing up to two $500 scholarships per year. The funds are to be used to help off-set international travel and related costs for graduate students participating in organized and approved field placement programs as part of their formal academic training. Preference is given to students from Tennessee who have had little or no international field work experience. 

2018 Recipient: Jessica Murray

 Jessica Murray

 

Other Scholarships/Financial Aid


Eddie Williams, Jr. Memorial Rural Health Scholarship

Deadline: March 1

Requirements:

  • Rising juniors or seniors with an interest in rural health issues
  • Residents of northeast Tennessee, southwest Virginia or western North Carolina
  • A 500-word essay describing applicants interest in rural health issues is required (contact the scholarship office for more information)
  • Minimum GPA 2.5
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Recipients will be required to make at least one public presentation about their work/interest in rural health while receiving this scholarship

How to Apply:

Complete the Online scholarship application between October 1 and March 1.

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