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Scholarships and Other Funding Opportunities for the MPH program


SONHES  Public Health Workforce Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship

Two scholarships of up to $2,500 each 

Fall application deadline is 5/1 and Spring application deadline is 12/17


Must be an accepted full-time (3 or more classes per semester) student in the MPH program in order to receive the scholarship.
Must be a member of a group that is historically underserved and underrepresented in the public health workforce (Black or African-American, AAPI, Native American, Hispanic/Latinx)
Demonstrated interest in health equity and inclusion work

Application process

Use this link and submit:

  1. 500-750 word essay that addresses: interest in public health equity and inclusion, including how that will be applied at TCNJ and in the future; previous health health related experience (personal, volunteer or employment related); and professional goals for your MPH.
  2. Resume that includes work and volunteer experiences

Here are some guides and examples for creating strong resumes-


AY 22/23 Awardee – Horacio Hernandez (click the name for more info)


Graduate Assistantships

Require 15 hours of work per week during each of the fall and spring semesters while the college is in session. Graduate Assistants will be awarded a tuition waiver of $10,000.00 per academic year ($5,000 per semester for fall and spring only).

Only full-time (minimum 9 credits/semester), matriculated graduate students in good academic standing with a minimum undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.0 are eligible for selection as a Graduate Assistant.

For more information and application link:


TCNJ Financial Aid Office



Master of Public Health
Trenton Hall, Room 206
The College of New Jersey
P.O. Box 7718
2000 Pennington Rd.
Ewing, NJ 08628

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