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UMiami: New Public Health Scholarship Program to Launch in Fall 2020

The University of Miami Department of Public Health Sciences announced a new scholarship program for Master of Public Health (MPH) and Master of Science in Public Health (MSPH) students who will enroll in the Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 semesters. Eligible candidates will receive up to 25 percent in tuition scholarship awards.

Students who are awarded the scholarship are required to complete either the MPH. or MSPH program, both of which are 45-credit degrees. All of the credits must be completed within the department. The scholarship does not cover transfer credits from other institutions or in an instance where a student is receiving an internal or external tuition discount or scholarship.

Currently, there are also financial support options for students in their other masters and doctoral programs. Scholarships are available for students in the Master of Science in Prevention Science and Community Health program, which consists of 33 credits, as well as in the Master of Science in Climate and Health, which consists of 36 credits.

Other opportunities for financial assistance include an application fee waiver, travel awards for conferences, such as the American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting and Exposition, funding for the capstone program and thesis project, support for the Certified in Public Health exam, as well as graduate, research, and teaching assistant positions.

For inquiries on admissions or about the scholarship program, contact Ms. Andria Williams, MBA, director of admissions, at (305) 243-0291 or at, or Ms. Ginelle Bou Nassar, MPA, senior program coordinator for admissions, at (305) 243-7246 or at

Read more about the new scholarship program.

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