FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Feb. 10, 2014
NEHA Announces Scholarship Opportunities for Environmental Health
Students and Professionals
National Environmental Health Association
(NEHA) announces applications are now being accepted for three
scholarship and award opportunities for environmental health
students and professionals.
Awarded through a partnership between NEHA and the American
Academy of Sanitarians (AAS), the
encourages early commitment by students to a career in environmental
health and strives to stimulate past and present graduates to pursue
post graduate studies in environmental health sciences and/or public
health. Funded in part by a contribution from
American Public University,
the program offers financial assistance to individuals with a
demonstrable need and serves to introduce adequately trained
professionals into the environmental health workforce. Specific
requirements and applications are located on the NEHA
or at the web address below.
The deadline to submit an application is February 14.
Software Company is
hosting an essay contest to award scholarships for 15 environmental
health professionals to attend the NEHA 2014 AEC. All environmental
health professionals are encouraged to submit an essay. The topic of
the essay is open to the writer, but should be focused on innovative
ideas in the environmental health field. More information can be
found at Decade Software Company’s website. The
deadline to submit an essay is March 10.
The International Federation of Environmental Health (IFEH)
is hosting an essay contest for their prestigious
Roy Emerson Award.
Students who are affiliated with an
are invited to submit an essay and presentation on this year’s
theme: “The Climate Change Challenge: Engaging the Environmental
Health Practitioner.” The winner will receive airfare to Las Vegas,
hotel accommodations, and a full conference registration to accept
the award in person at the
NEHA 2014 Annual Educational Conference (AEC)
held in partnership with the IFEH 13th World Congress.
Details and rules of the essay competition can be found
or at the web address listed below. All entries should be submitted
to Peter Davey, IFEH President, at
The deadline to submit an essay is April 30.
NEHA/AAS Scholarship Details.
Roy Emerson Award Details.
Decade Software Company Scholarship Details.
About the National Environmental Health Association
Located in Denver, Colorado, the National Environmental Health
Association (NEHA) stands as a strong professional society with over
4,500 members in the public and private sectors as well as in
universities and uniformed services. NEHA's mission, "to advance the
environmental health and protection professional for the purpose of
providing a healthful environment for all" is represented in the
products and services offered by NEHA to advance the environmental
health professional through training, education, networking,
professional development, and policy involvement opportunities. The
basis for the association’s activities is the belief that the
professional who is trained, educated, and motivated is the
professional who will make the greatest contribution to the
healthful environmental goals, which we all seek. Learn more about
AEC will be held at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, July 7th –
10th, 2014. Information about the conference can be found