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Scholarship Information

The NEHA/AAS/APU Scholarship is available to applicants pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Health or Postgraduate Degree in Environmental Health Sciences.

Sponsored by:

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Purpose

The purpose of the NEHA/AAS Scholarship program is to encourage early commitment by students to a career in EH and to stimulate past and present graduates to pursue postgraduate studies in EH sciences. The program offers financial assistance to individuals with a demonstrable need, and serves to introduce adequately trained professionals into the EH workforce.

Eligibility

Undergraduate

The undergraduate scholarships are available to students who are enrolled in an approved four-year college or university that is either accredited by the Environmental Health Accreditation Council (EHAC) or is a NEHA Educational or Educational Member School. The undergraduate scholarship is to be used toward the tuition and fees associated with either the junior or senior year of college studies.

Must have at least one full year, (fall and spring semester) of coursework remaining to be eligible for these scholarships. 
 

Graduate

The graduate scholarship is available to those students or career professionals who are enrolled in a graduate program at a recognized college or university with a declared curriculum in EH sciences.  The graduate scholarship is to be used toward tuition and fees associated with graduate studies.

Must have at least one semester, of coursework, remaining to be eligible for this scholarship. 

Duration

The scholarship is awarded for one academic year.  Renewal applications are considered and reviewed as new applications.

 

Review Board

The NEHA/AAS Scholarship Committee and the Executive Director of NEHA (Ex-Officio) constitute the review board. The review board reviews all applications and supporting documentation.

 

Awards

There will be two awards presented, one $2,000 award to a graduate and three $1,000 awards to the undergraduates.

 

How to Apply

NEHA is not accepting scholarship applications at this time.