UPHA Scholarships

Meghan Arnold Emerging Leader Scholarship 

The Emerging Leader Conference Scholarship was established in honor of Meghan Arnold, former co-President for the UPHA Student Assembly and a rising leader in public health.  This scholarship recognizes emerging student leaders in Utah for their extraordinary contributions to the field of public health by funding 1 attendee to the Annual Utah Conference for Public Health, covering registration fees and hotel accommodations for 1 night. The scholarship recipient will be selected by the UPHA Conference Planning Committee. The student's university will be notified of the award.

Find the Meghan Arnold Emerging Leadership Scholarship application here: WORD / PDF

Past Scholarship Recipients

2018  Annette Harris
2017  Sterling Johnson

University of Utah Graduate Student Endowed Scholarship Fund

The Graduate Student Endowed Scholarship Fund was established in 2005 by UPHA and the University of Utah Division of Public Health. The Fund currently awards a $500 scholarship to 1 qualified applicant each year.

Applicants must:

  • Be a member of UPHA
  • Be a matriculated student in the master’s or doctoral degree program in the University of Utah Public Health Program and have completed the core public health requirements with a grade ‘B’ or higher
  • Complete an application form and personal statement

Scholarship recipient will be determined by a selection committee and announced at the Utah Conference for Public Health in the spring.

Contact Anne Berger with the University of Utah Division of Public Health for an application form and deadline.

Past Scholarship Recipients

2018    Joshua Meyers
2017    Rachel Taylor Forrest
2016    *
2015    *
2014    Hilary Kohler
2013    Rachel Sippy
2012    Kendra Keenan
2011    Katelyn Long
2010    Travis Green
2009    Daisy Krakowiak
2008    Cameron Nelson
2007    Connie Kitchens
2006    Ilene Risk

Westminster Graduate Student Scholarship Fund 

The Westminster Graduate Student Scholarship Fund was established in 2012 by UPHA and the Westminster Public Health Program. The Fund currently awards a $200 scholarship to 1 qualified applicant each year.

Applicants must:

  • Be a member of UPHA
  • Be a matriculated student in the master’s or doctoral degree program in the Westminster Public Health Program and in good academic standing
  • Demonstrate exemplary leadership skills and a passion for the field of public health

Scholarship recipient will be determined by a selection committee and announced at the Utah Conference for Public Health in the spring.

Contact John Contreras with the Westminster Public Health Program with any questions.

Past Scholarship Recipients

2018    Laura Haug
2017    Carol Okumura
2016    *
2015    *
2014    Heather Bertotti Sarin
2013    Holdunn Rutkoski