Grants are available for:
- Masters and doctoral students actively enrolled in the School of Public Health.
- Undergraduate juniors or seniors actively enrolled in the School of Public Health.
Students shall only apply for an award once per academic year. While receiving an award is competitive and not guaranteed, students shall receive no more than two awards during each academic program.
Each application must include a letter of support and a signature from the sponsoring faculty member using the template provided with the application.
Proposals will be evaluated competitively, based on the quality of the application and its focus on public health practice and research, attention to underserved areas and populations as well as feasibility.
Students requesting assistance with publication fees for peer-reviewed papers must be the first author of the manuscript.
It is expected that students have requested funding from other sources available, including but not limited to the Associated Students of the University of Nevada (ASUN), Graduate School, and the Western Regional Public Health Training Center before applying for a Development Award.
Awarded funds may not be used for:
Students shall only apply for an award once per academic year. Awards will be distributed as follows:
- Doctoral student: Up to $1,000
- Graduate student: Up to $500
- Undergraduate student: Up to $250
Students whose proposals are selected for an award are required to provide a final progress report to the Committee (see Award Procedures).