Top 36 Best Scholarships for MPH Degrees

Scholarships for MPH Degrees

These easy scholarships for eligible graduate students appear in order of the highest composite score calculated from criteria, including relevance to public health degrees and MPH programs, the amount of competition involved in each scholarship award, how easy the scholarship is to apply for, the frequency of awards and the amount of each award.

At the time of this writing, all scholarship application deadline dates, scholarship award amounts and eligibility criteria are accurate. However, you are encouraged to double check the scholarship pages for any updates or changes.

1. Worgul Law Firm Scholarship

Apply for scholarship: https://www.pittsburghcriminalattorney.com/worgul-law-firm-scholarship/
Scholarship Amount: $5,000
Application Deadline: May 31, 2018

Pittsburgh DUI lawyers at the Worgul Law Firm have renewed this scholarship for the 2018-2019 school year.

To be eligible, applicants must:

– be accepted or enrolled in an accredited undergraduate program at a college or university in the US ;
– be a US citizen or permanent resident of the US;
– maintain a 3.0+ GPA;
– demonstrate high initiative to pursue further education;
– demonstrate strong academic performance; and
– demonstrate outstanding community service.

2. Rentacomputer Cares Scholarship

Apply for scholarship: https://www.rentacomputer.com/cares/scholarships
Scholarship Amount: $2,000
Application Deadline: May 31, 2018

This scholarship will be awarded to students create compelling 2 minute video essays describing their goals and dreams.

To be eligible, applicants must:

– be currently enrolled or planning to attend an accredited college or university within 12 months;
– be a US citizen;
– maintain a 2.5+ GPA.

3. Discover Scholarship Award

Apply for scholarship: https://www.discover.com/student-loans/scholarships/award.html
Scholarship Amount: $10,000
Application Deadlines: March 31, 2018 || June 30, 2018 || September 30, 2018 || January 31, 2019

The Discover Student Loans Scholarship Award is a sweepstakes with no purchase required.

To be eligible, applicants must:

– be 16 years of age or older;
– be high school senior students who will be or college students who are enrolled at least half-time in a Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree program or graduate program at an eligible school or parent/legal guardians of students that satisfy these requirements.

Click here for a list of eligible colleges and universities.

4. Digital Privacy Scholarship

Apply for scholarship: http://www.digitalresponsibility.org/digital-privacy-scholarship/
Scholarship Amount: $1,000
Application Deadline: June 30, 2018

The purpose of this scholarship award is to help students understand why it is important to be cautious about what you post online. To enter, applicants must submit a 140 character statement that completes this statement: “I’m taking responsibility for my digital profile by…” Ten finalists will be chosen to write a 500-1000 word essay on the topic of digital privacy. The winner will be chosen based on the essays submitted.

To be eligible, students must:

– be a high school freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior or a current or entering college or graduate school student of any level and of any age. Home schooled students are also eligible.
– be a U.S. citizen or legal resident.

5. Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship

Apply for scholarship: http://www.genkellyscholarship.com/
Scholarship Amount: $1,000
Application Deadline: July 31, 2018

The Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship is a merit-based program based on a 250 word essay. The scholarship is named for Gen and Kelly Tanabe, best-selling authors on education, who fund the program.

To be eligible, students must:

– be a student in 9th-12th grade, a college student, or graduate student (including adult students);
– be a legal resident of the US;
– be currently attending school or enrolled to start school within the next 12 months.

6. E-waste Scholarship

Apply for scholarship: http://www.digitalresponsibility.org/ewaste-scholarship
Scholarship Amount: $1,000
Application Deadline: April 30, 2018

This scholarship is designed to spread awareness about the impact of e-waste.

To be eligible, students must:

– be a high school freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior or a current or entering college or graduate school student of any level and of any age. Home schooled students are also eligible.
– be a U.S. citizen or legal resident.

7. Goldberg & Osborne Don’t Text and Drive Scholarship

Apply for scholarship: https://1800theeagle.com/scholarships/
Scholarship Amount: $1,000
Application Deadline: March 31, 2018

This scholarship was created to help students afford college and to help spread awareness about distracted driving.

To be eligible, students must:

– be currently attending school in the US;
– pledge to not text and drive.

8. Return2College Scholarship

Apply for scholarship: http://www.return2college.com/awardprogram.cfm
Scholarship Amount: $1,000
Application Deadline: January 31, 2018

The Return2College Scholarship is open to those who are starting a program of higher education (college or graduate school) within the next 12 months or are currently enrolled. Applicant must share in three sentences or less why they are getting their degree.

To be eligible, applicants are required to:

– be a US citizen;
– be currently attending college or graduate school, or starting a degree program within the next 12 months;
– be 17 years of age or older.

9. B.Davis Scholarship

Apply for scholarship: http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm
Scholarship Amount: $1,000
Application Deadline: May 22, 2018

This scholarship is applied for by writing an essay of less than 1,000 words on the following topic: Describe the three characteristics of leadership you value most.  Discuss why you believe that these traits are so important and how you feel that they are developed in an individual.

To be eligible, students must:

– be a high school junior or senior, or a student currently registered in any post secondary institution.

10. Goedeker’s Appliances College Book Scholarship

Apply for scholarship: https://www.goedekers.com/college-scholarship
Scholarship Amount: $500
Application Deadline: July 8, 2018

This scholarship is awarded to cover the cost of college textbooks. One $500 scholarship is awarded as a grand prize and two honorable mention entries will receive $100 each. Applicants are required to write a 300 word minimum essay.

To be eligible, students must:

– maintain a 3.0+ GPA;
– be enrolled in an accredited college or provide proof of acceptance to an accredited college;
– be a US citizen.

11. Mark A. Forester Scholarship

Apply for scholarship: http://www.rockymountainmattress.com/company/mark-a-forester-scholarship.php
Scholarship Amount: $1,000
Application Deadline: June 1, 2018

The Mark Forester Foundation scholarship fund is having an essay contest for this $1,000 scholarship. To enter, students are to submit a 300 – 500 word essay about how they honor American military heroes.

To be eligible, applicants must:

– be currently enrolled in an accredited college or university in the US;
– be current military or veteran, or child of military/veteran.

12. Don’t Text and Drive Scholarship

Apply for scholarship: http://www.digitalresponsibility.org/dont-text-and-drive-scholarship
Scholarship Amount: $1,000
Application Deadline: September 30, 2018

This scholarship is to raise awareness about the risks of texting while driving. Applicants will complete this sentence, “I pledge to not text and drive because…” in 140 characters. Ten finalists will be chosen to write a full essay and the winner will be chosen from the full essays.

To be eligible, applicant must:

– be a high school freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior or a current or entering college or graduate school student of any level and of any age. Home schooled students are also eligible.
– be a U.S. citizen or legal resident.

13. Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship

Apply for scholarship: http://www.digitalresponsibility.org/technology-addiction-awareness-scholarship
Scholarship Amount: $1,000
Application Deadline: January 30, 2019

This scholarship is to help bring awareness about the negative effects of too much screen time. To enter, applicants must complete this sentence in 140 characters: “Instead of spending time with technology, I’d rather…” Ten finalists will be chosen to write a full essay. These essays will be judged to determine the scholarship winner.

To be eligible, students must:

– be a high school freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior or a current or entering college or graduate school student of any level and of any age. Home schooled students are also eligible.
– be a U.S. citizen or legal resident.

14. Moverscorp.com Scholarship

Apply for scholarship: http://www.moverscorp.com/moving_scholarship/
Scholarship Amount: $500
Application Deadline: January 15, 2018

This scholarship is sponsored by a moving company and requires applicants to write a 500 – 800 word essay about personal moving experiences.

To be eligible, students must:

– be a high school, college or university student;
– be a US citizen;
– maintain a 2.5+ GPA
– be enrolled in an accredited program in the US that is two years in length or longer

15. ZZL College Scholarship Essay Contest

Apply for scholarship: http://www.yourdelawareworkerscompensation.lawyer/scholarship/
Scholarship Amount: $1,000
Application Deadline: June 30, 2018

Students who apply for this bi-annual scholarship are required to submit a 500 – 600 word essay based on the following prompt:

“The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that close to half of professional carpenters and plumbers have suffered some degree of hearing loss from repeated loud banging and drilling.  Companies who employ workers in such high-risk environments are required to provide adequate protective gear for employees who are regularly exposed to loud noises. However, many times the protective gear is worn, damaged, or defective and does not sufficiently protect from hearing loss. What do you think companies can do in order to better protect workers from hearing loss? What degree do you believe employees should go to in order to protect themselves from hearing loss?”

In order to be eligible, students must:

– be currently enrolled or planning to enroll in an accredited college or university in the US.

16. Duffy Law Scholarship

Apply for scholarship: http://www.duffylawct.com/duffy-law-llc-1000-scholarship/
Scholarship Amount: $1,000
Application Deadline: July 15, 2018

Students who apply for this scholarship must submit a 500+ word essay based on the following prompt:
“Should college athletes be paid to play? Why or why not?”

To be eligible, applicants must:

– be currently attending or have been accepted to college or graduate school.

17. Zavodnick & Lasky Future Leaders Scholarship

Apply for scholarship: https://www.zavodnicklaw.com/scholarship/
Scholarship Amount: $1,000
Application Deadline: April 15, 2018

This bi-annual scholarship is open to students attending college or graduate school in the US. Applicants must write an essay about how a personal injury has impacted their life.

To be eligible, students must:

– be 18 years of age or older at the time of the scholarship award;
– be a US citizen or legal resident of the US;
– be enrolled in a college, university or graduate school;
– like the Zavodnick, Zavodnick & Lasky, LLC Facebook and Google+ pages and watch for the announcement of the scholarship winner.

18. Guiding Light Scholarship

Apply for scholarship: https://nfcperformance.com/pages/guiding-light-scholarship
Scholarship Amount: $500
Application Deadline: July 1, 2018

Students who apply for this scholarship are required to submit a 500 – 100 word essay about positive influences in their life.

To be eligible, students must:

– be a legal US resident;
– be 18 years of age or older;
– enrolled in an accredited college or university.

19. Michael D. Marion Health and Wellness Scholarship

Apply for scholarship: https://mdmarion.com/scholarship/
Scholarship Amount: $1,000
Application Deadline: July 31 each year

Students who apply are required to submit a brief essay on how plastic surgery can positively affect self-esteem, ways to accentuate different body shapes and draw attention to your favorite features or a related topic.

To be eligible, applicants must:

– be a student.

20. Interreligious Peace Scholarship

Apply for scholarship: http://www.jessyjudaica.com/interreligious-peace-scholarship/
Scholarship Amount: $1,500
Application Deadline: April 15, 2018

This scholarship is intended to fund the educational pursuit of interreligious collaboration, tolerance, and peace. Students who apply are required to submit an essay that answers the following question:
“How does interreligious dialogue and understanding impact conflict resolution and peacemaking?”

To be eligible, students must:

– be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent U.S. resident;
– be accepted to or already enrolled at an institution of higher learning;
– be graduating high school or receiving GED within 9 months.

21. Personality Type Scholarship

Apply for scholarship: http://www.typologycentral.com/forums/scholarship.php
Scholarship Amount: $2,000
Application Deadline: June 23, 2018

This scholarship is for undergrad and graduate students. Applicants must submit a 1,000 word essay, which should convey a personal statement about about the use of personality type systems.

To be eligible, students must:

– be attending or planning to attend an accredited college or university.

22. Izenda Embedded BI & Analytics Scholarship

Apply for scholarship: https://www.izenda.com/embedded-bi-and-analytics-scholarship/
Scholarship Amount: $1,000
Application Deadline: March 31, 2018

Applicants for this scholarship are required to submit an essay of 500 words or less explaining how data will be important in your intended career.

To be eligible, students must:

– be a US citizen, national, or permanent resident;
– be an undergraduate or graduate student currently enrolled in an accredited college or university in the US.

23. Because College is Expensive Scholarship

Apply for scholarship: http://cedaredlending.com/scholarship/
Scholarship Amount: $500
Application Deadline: June 30, 2018 and December 31, 2018

This scholarship sweepstakes application is as easy as we’ve ever seen. Submit one simple form and you are entered in a random drawing for a $500 scholarship. You can enter once per month.

To be eligible, students must:

– be 13 years of age or older;
– be a student or planning to enroll within 24 months;
– be a legal resident of the US or an international student with a valid visa.

24. Active Life Financial Literacy Scholarship

Apply for scholarship: http://www.getupgetactive.org/scholarship/
Scholarship Amount: $1,000
Application Deadline: March 31, 2018

This scholarship promotes financial literacy and may be used at any college for any major. Applicants are required to write 3 – 5 sentences based on a financial literacy prompt.

To be eligible, applicants must:

– be a current student in college, graduate school or an adult learning program.

25. Driving Geeks College Scholarship

Apply for scholarship: http://www.drivinggeeks.com/for-students/
Scholarship Amount: $500
Application Deadline: April 15, 2018

Applicants for this scholarship are required to submit an original 1,000 – 2,500 word essay on the theme:
“What Impact Will Self-Driving Cars Have on Society and the Economy?”

To be eligible, applicants must:

– be a US citizen or legal US resident or an international transfer student enrolling in a US college or university;
– be accepted into an accredited undergraduate/post graduate program or college located in the US;
– be enrolled full-time.

26. LendEDU Scholarship

Apply for scholarship: https://lendedu.com/blog/scholarship-application/
Scholarship Amount: $1,000
Application Deadline: April 15, 2018

This scholarship will award two students $1,000 each to help cover college tuition, textbooks or housing. Students who apply for this scholarship are required to submit an essay of 750 words or less, based on the following prompt:
“How do you plan to manage your finances in college and after graduation to be financially prosperous as a young adult?”

To be eligible, applicants must:

– be a US citizen;
– be a current high school senior or a full-time college student;
– maintain a 2.5+ GPA.

27. Feldco Windows, Siding and Doors Scholarship

Apply for scholarship: https://www.4feldco.com/scholarship/
Scholarship Amount: $1,000
Application Deadline: June 15, 2018

Students who apply for this scholarship are required to submit a 700 – 1000 word essay based on the following prompt:
“How has your family contributed to who you are today?”

To be eligible, applicants must:

– be a legal US resident;
– be a current undergraduate college student or a current high school student that will be enrolled in a college/university.

28. Mommasbaby Scholarship

Apply for scholarship: http://www.mommasbaby.com/scholarship/
Scholarship Amount: $500
Application Deadline: June 15 each year

Applicants for this scholarship are required to submit an essay of 600+ words about themselves.

To be eligible, applicant must:

– be a current undergraduate or graduate student or an in-coming full-time student who is currently enrolled.

29. AfterCollege Scholarships

Apply for scholarship: https://www.aftercollege.com/scholarships/
Scholarship Amount: $1,000
Application Deadline: March 31, 2018

Applicants must submit a personal statement of 200 words or less, in resume style. This statement should describe your goals and the value that you bring in an academic and/or professional context. Students may also upload an introductory video or picture and add links to samples of your work or projects.

To be eligible, applicants must:   

– be currently enrolled in an accredited program, working toward a degree (AA, AS, BA, BS, MA, MS, MFA, PhD, MD, JD, etc.) in any discipline
– maintain a 2.5+ GPA

30. Resume Companion Scholarship

Apply for scholarship: https://resumecompanion.com/scholarship/
Scholarship Amount: $1,000
Application Deadline: July 15, 2018

This scholarship is awarded to the student who can create the best resume, based on the life of any fictional or non-fictional character, from TV, history, literature or myth.

To be eligible, applicant must:

– be enrolled, or due to be enrolled, in full time university education for the semester they are applying to receive the scholarship fund.

31. Achieve Today Scholarship Fund

Apply for scholarship: https://www.achievetoday.com/scholarships
Scholarship Amount: $2,000
Application Deadline: August 31, 2018 and December 31, 2018

To apply for this scholarship, students must submit a video or audio file of three to five minutes in length or submit an essay of 800+ words. Applicants should choose a topic from the list.

To be eligible, applicants must:

– be 18 years of age or older;
– be a current student of an accredited college or university in the US.

32. AES Engineering Scholarship

Apply for scholarship: http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.php
Scholarship Amount: $500
Application Deadline: October 6, 2018

This scholarship is awarded on the basis of character, as gleaned by the judging of essays between 500 and 1000 words based on the writing prompt:
“When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful? What relationships or accomplishments will be important on this journey?”

To be eligible, applicants must:

– be a high school senior or student enrolled in an accredited college or university. There is no requirement to take engineering courses for this scholarship.

33. Albertson & Davidson, LLP Scholarship

Apply for scholarship: http://www.aldavlaw.com/scholarship/
Scholarship Amount: $1,500
Application Deadline: April 26, 2018

This scholarship is awarded to three recipients who come in first, second and third place in the infographic scholarship contest. The infographic should be designed to address the following topic:
“With advancements in medicine, there are more elderly Americans in the year of 2017. Unfortunately, as many as 5 million Americans over the age of 60 are victims of elder abuse each year. According to the Nursing Home Abuse Center, only 1 out of every 14 incidents of elder abuse are reported to local or state authorities. Based on your research, create an infographic to help the public better understand this silent epidemic.”

To be eligible, applicants must:

– be a student of a college or university in the US;
– be 18 years of age or older.

34. The Clubs of America Scholarship Award for Career Success

Apply for scholarship: https://www.greatclubs.com/scholarship/
Scholarship Amount: $1,000
Application Deadline: August 31, 2018

To apply for this scholarship, students are required to submit a 600+ word essay about career aspirations and how your degree will help you reach your goals.

To be eligible, applicants must:

– be a student of an accredited college or university in the US;
– maintain a 3.0+ GPA.

35. Arctic Physical Therapy Scholarship

Apply for scholarship: https://www.physicaltherapyfairbanks.com/physical_therapy_fairbanks.php
Scholarship Amount: $500
Application Deadline: August 31, 2018

To apply for this scholarship, applicants must write an essay of 1000 words or less about the benefits of physical therapy.

To be eligible, applicants must:

– be enrolled in an accredited college or university no later than January 2019;
– be a resident of the US or Canada;
– maintain a 3.0+ GPA.

36. Love Your Career Scholarship

Apply for scholarship: https://www.jonestshirts.com/scholarship
Scholarship Amount: $1,000
Application Deadline: September 10, 2018

To apply, students are required to write an essay of 1000 words or more outlining three steps they plan to take over the next year to bring them closer to a career they will love. Applicants must also interview an experienced professional in the field they plan to go into.

To be eligible, applicants must:

– be a student in an accredited college or university in the US by the application deadline.

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