Apply Now: Robert M. Worth Epidemiology Scholarship

The Robert M. Worth Epidemiology Scholarship Fund was established by his wife Annie, his son Jonathan and other family and friends to provide tuition assistance to full-time students in a JABSOM graduate degree program in epidemiology. The selected recipient(s) will receive up to $2,000 to be used toward tuition costs. Recipients are eligible for scholarship renewal for two years total so long as all criteria are met. Preference shall be given to: 1) American licensed health care professionals with a desire to refocus their careers on a public health track; 2) employees of health departments who desire graduate level academic training in public health to allow them to better serve their communities; and 3) Hawaii state residents.

Applicant Criteria:

  • Classified student enrolled in a graduate degree program in epidemiology at JABSOM with demonstrated financial need.
  • A minimum of two years experience in a health-related field.
  • Self-identified commitment to serve the populations of Hawai‘i or a Pacific Island jurisdiction after graduation.
  • Registering for full-time status (8+ degree-related credits/6 degree-related credits for graduate assistants/1 credit of PH 800) in Fall 2014.

Application Requirements:

  • A letter of application addressing the scholarship criteria, including a brief financial statement indicating the amount of funds available to you for the Fall 2014 semester as well as the source of your funding.
  • A 3-5 page typed, double-spaced essay explaining why you should be selected for this award. Include academic and practical accomplishments as well as future goals and aspirations.
  • If relevant, provide a list of publications (conference proceedings, reports, articles), presentations (local, national, international) and awards.
  • Awardee(s) will be required to sign a statement confirming that he/she will register for a minimum of 8 degree-related credits in Fall 2014.

Applications must be received by March 28, 2014. Contact OGSAS if you have any questions.


This is an announcement. It was posted Feb 26, 2014 at 11:30am and last updated Apr 15, 2014 at 8:48am.

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