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Population Health Workforce Development Scholarship

The mission of the School of Population Health is to educate and train leaders prepared to transform health care delivery and the health of Mississippians. Engaged and productive faculty and staff members with exposure to population health principles are essential for the growth of UMMC and the School of Population Health.

To meet this need, and through support of the Bower Foundation, the school has established the Population Health Workforce Development Scholarship. This program provides tuition support for nine credit hours per semester and a book allowance for a maximum of two years to support up to six employees. 

Eligible recipients will meet the following criteria:

  • Applicant must be a full-time faculty or clinical staff eligible for a faculty appointment in SOPH for 1 year prior to the application and have the recommendation of their immediate supervisor, approved HR performance evaluation of 3.0 or higher, and approved by the SOPH Dean’s office
  • Employee must be accepted and enrolled in the MSPH (2 year) or eMSPH (1 year) program
  • Employee must maintain satisfactory academic progress toward timely degree completion
  • Employee must agree to a service commitment (equal to the length of the scholarship period) after the completion of the degree program

Qualified candidates may access the application hereApplication deadline is Monday, June 3, 2019, 5 p.m. CST.