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Navy ROTC Offers Youth a Chance to Attend Historically Black Colleges
The Florida A&M University (FAMU) is soliciting your help in finding qualified minority candidates interested in attending FAMU or one of the other Historically Black College or Universities (Morehouse, Norfolk, Prairie View, Savannah State and Southern) on a Navy ROTC Scholarship.
External link Emerging Leaders in Public Health Fellowship Exit Disclaimer
The Emerging Leaders in Public Health Program is designed to prepare the next generation of public health leaders by identifying and training those individuals with the talent to serve in significant leadership capabilities in the next decade.
External link CDC Public Health Prevention Service
The Public Health Prevention Service (PHPS) is a unique 3-year training and service program for master's level public health professionals. The program focuses on public health program management and provides Prevention Specialists with experience in program planning, implementation, and evaluation through specialized hands-on training and mentorship at CDC and state and local health agencies. In addition to on-the-job training, the PHPS program provides formal instruction in program management, epidemiology, surveillance, emergency response, and project evaluation. Prevention Specialists participate in a variety of activities, such as seminars, evaluation projects, web-based training, temporary duty assignments, and conferences that are designed to provide them with essential public health program management skills. The selection process for entrance into PHPS is highly competitive, and candidates are recruited from schools, universities and public health/management programs across the country. Applications are typically accepted September through February.
External link The U.S. Public Health Service (PHS) Commissioned Corps Senior Commissioned Officer Student Training and Extern Program (SRCOSTEP)
SRCOSTEP) is designed to assist students financially during the final academic year of their qualifying degree in return for an agreement to work for the U.S. Public Health Service (PHS) Commissioned Corps after graduation. The payback service obligation is equal to twice the time sponsored, i.e., an 18-month employment commitment for 9 months of financial support.
External link The U.S. Public Health Service (PHS) Commissioned Corps Junior Commissioned Officer Student Training and Extern Program (JRCOSTEP)
The JRCOSTEP allows students to gain valuable professional experience with the PHS early in their education. JRCOSTEP participants serve in assignments throughout the country during their official school breaks for periods from 31 to 120 days. Although opportunities can be offered throughout the year, most JRCOSTEP participants are hired for the summer months (June, July, August).
External link NIH Research and Training Opportunities
Search the National Institutes of Health’s site for a variety of research and training programs designed for a student and post graduates. Some of the opportunities include loan repayment programs, summer internships, post baccalaureate research, graduate education programs, post doctoral training, clinical and research training programs.
External link Emerging Leaders
The Emerging Leaders Program is a two year program that will allow you to explore diverse career fields, involving your educational background, within the Department of Health and Human Services, while providing you with the skills and experience needed for a career with the Federal Government. During the program you will have unique professional opportunities, including close interaction with various agency executives, as well as with public, private, non-profit, and advocacy organizations. If selected for the program, you will be hired at the GS-9 level. After 1 year in the program, you will be considered for a promotion to a GS-11. At the end of the program, graduates are advanced to a GS-12 level. Recruitment typically occurs annually from September-March.
External link Indian Health Service (IHS) Scholarship Program
The goal of these three interrelated scholarship programs is to train the professional health personnel necessary to staff I H S health programs serving the Indian people. Both full and part-time student opportunities are available. Eligibility information: Applicant must be an American Indian or Alaska Native.

Applications are processsed on a rolling basis.

External link Presidential Management Fellows Program
The Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program is your passport to a unique and rewarding career experience with the Federal Government. It was established by the President through an Executive Order in 1977 to attract outstanding leaders from a variety of academic disciplines and career paths who have a clear interest in, and commitment to, excellence in the leadership and management of public policies and programs to Federal service. In order to enter the program, prospective PMFs must be nominated their school’s Dean, Chairperson, or Academic Program Director, or Nominating Official of their graduate program in order to be considered for the PMF Program. Nominees undergo a competitive assessment and selection process to become PMF finalists. Finalists then become eligible for appointment by a Federal Agency. Federal agencies appoint Fellows to an excepted service position at the GS-9, GS-11, or GS-12 level, depending on the candidate's qualifications. Appointments are made under this authority for two years. Upon completion, a Fellow may be promoted up to the GS-13 level. PMF assignments may involve domestic or international issues, technology, science, criminal justice, health, financial management, and many other fields in support of public service programs. Deadline: Annual, October.
Psychiatry Research Fellowships, American Psychiatric Institute for Research and Education (APIRE)
The annual application deadline for research fellows is December 1 and for summer medical students is April 1.

Announcement of fellowships, specifically for ethnic minority psychiatrists who have completed their psychiatry residency and are searching for research fellowship opportunities.
External link Congressional Black Caucus Spouses Education Scholarship Fund Exit Disclaimer
The CBC Spouses Education Scholarship was established in response to federal cuts in spending for education programs and scholarships.
External link American Psychological Association Minority Fellowship Program Exit Disclaimer
The MFP's objective is to increase the knowledge of issues related to ethnic minority mental health and to improve the quality of mental health treatment delivered to ethnic minority populations.
External link Pre and Post Doctoral Training Program in Health of Older Minorities Exit Disclaimer
The Sealy Center on Aging at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) in Galveston, Texas has openings available for pre-doctoral and post-doctoral positions. Pre-doctoral fellows will earn a Ph.D. degree in Sociomedical Sciences or Health Services Research curricula in the Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, the Institute for Medical Humanities, or other relevant doctoral programs at UTMB. Funded by a training grant from the National Institute on Aging, these positions are for research focusing on the health of older minorities, with a particular emphasis on older Hispanics.

Applications will be considered until the position is filled.

External link SSRC-Mellon Mays Fellowship Program Exit Disclaimer
Supported by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the SSRC-Mellon Mays Fellowship Program nurtures the development of scholars pursuing PhDs in the arts and sciences with a demonstrated commitment to diversity on the faculties of American colleges and universities.
External link The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans Exit Disclaimer
The purpose of The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans is to provide opportunities for continuing generations of able and accomplished New Americans to achieve leadership in their chosen fields.
External link The Jackie Robinson Foundation Exit Disclaimer
Founded in 1973 by Rachel Robinson, the Jackie Robinson Foundation is a public, not-for-profit, national organization that awards four year college scholarships to academically gifted students of color with financial need, enabling them to attend the college of their choice.
External link FastWeb Scholarship Site Exit Disclaimer
Scholarship site 600,000 scholarships Free Application for Federal Student AID Apply on-line for student financial aid... The Scholarship Book Funding your college education... The Princeton Review Free, on-line test preparation courses;...
External link 200 Free Scholarships For Minorities Exit Disclaimer
This 200 Free Scholarship List is created by Black Excel, and it's our latest. We have featured over 1,000+ scholarships at our website. Remember that most groups provide scholarships on an annual basis, so don't stress yourself over any one particular deadline. Students are advised to target "good" scholarship sources...and apply every year.
Target Invites Applications for All-Around Scholarship Program
Each year, the Target Corporation awards more than six hundred $1,000 all-around scholarships each year -- including one $25,000 scholarship to a high school senior and college student aged 24 or younger. The scholarships recognize volunteer work as well as academic achievement. High school seniors, high school graduates, and current undergraduate college students (age 24 and under) who are legal U.S. residents are eligible to apply.

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