The MPH program offers awards several scholarships for current MPH students each Spring. Most applications are due in March. Deadlines will be posted as they become available.


MD-MPH Dual Degree Scholarship

  • The MPH Program has new Penn Public Health Scholarships available on a competitive basis. In 2012-2013, each scholarship will covered 2 - 10 cu's of tuition. Applications for admission (including scholarships) are due by November 1st of the third year of medical school. Contact Dr. Rosemary Frasso ( for more information.


Other awards

The Shiriki Kumanyika Award for Public Health Leadership

  • This award is presented to a Penn MPH student each year in recognition of the personal commitment and innovative visioning that could result in a measurable difference in the field of public health. This individual has demonstrated the ability to inspire and motivate and improve the health and well being of others.
  • 2015: Harriet Okatch
  • 2014 Recipient: Adina Lieberman
  • 2013 Recipient: Gretchen Evans


The Nathanson Fellowship in Global Public Health

  • 2014 Recipients: Eunice Chay & Christian Stillson
  • 2013 Recipients: Dianna Burnett & Sean Hammer


The Marjorie A. Bowman Award for Undergraduate Public Health Service

  • Deadline: Friday, May 8, 2015 at 11:58 pm EST. Application
  • This award is presented to a Penn undergraduate student each year in recognition of leadership, personal commitment to the field of public health and a plan for future work dedicated to improving the health and well being of underserved populations. This individual has demonstrated leadership in volunteer and/or service-based activities and holds great promise for graduate level training in public health.
  • 2015 Recipients: Bernadette D'Alonzo & Steven Pintauro
  • 2014 Recipient: Robert Hsu
  • 2013 Recipient: Samuel Ware