Public Health Traineeships Program

This announcement solicits applications for the Public Health Traineeship (PHT) Program.

 The purpose of this program is to provide grants to accredited schools of public health and/or other public or nonprofit private institutions accredited for the provision of graduate or specialized training

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in public health to support traineeships in severe workforce shortage disciplines to eligible individuals enrolled in a post-bachelor¿s degree certificate program, a master¿s program, or a doctoral program in public health.

 The PHT Program will provide traineeship support to cover the costs associated with tuition, fees, stipends, and allowances (including travel and subsistence expenses and dependency allowances) for students pursuing graduate level education in one of six disciplines (epidemiology, environmental health, biostatistics, toxicology, nutrition, and maternal and child health), representative of current severe workforce shortage areas as identified in the statutory language.

 The traineeship support is to encourage students to pursue and continue their training in the public health shortage disciplines identified.  Students receiving traineeship support must also participate in public health practice-based field placements particularly in state and local health departments and/or underserved communities as part of their training.
Related Programs

Prevention and Public Health Fund (PPHF) Public Health Traineeships

Department of Health and Human Services

Who's Eligible

Relevant Nonprofit Program Categories

Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
Not Available

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Any accredited school of public health accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH), and/or other public or nonprofit private institutions accredited by a body recognized for the purpose of providing graduate or specialized training in public health, is eligible to apply for a PHT grant.

Faith-based and community-based organizations are eligible to apply for these funds if otherwise eligible.  Tribes and Tribal Organizations are eligible to apply for these funds if otherwise eligible.

Proof of CEPH accreditation or another form of accreditation must be included in the application package under Attachment 1.

Full Opportunity Web Address:

Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, HRSA Grants Application Center, 910 Clopper Road, Suite 155 South, Gaithersburg, MD, 20878CallCenter@HRSA.GOV

Agency Email Description:
Contact HRSA Call Center at 877-Go4-HRSA/877-464-4772 or email CallCenter@HRSA.GOV

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