IEHA Seeks Applicants for 2013 Student Stipend Award

The Awards Committee is currently accepting applications for the 2013 O.L. Meyer Student Stipend Award. Undergraduate and graduate students actively engaged in an environmental health program or environmental health related program with two years of study toward that degree, while attending a college or university in the State of Illinois or an Illinois student attending an out-of-state school, are encouraged to apply for the stipend. An application (including Attachments A and B) is available at: the IEHA website: .

Scholarship applications are available at the Financial Assistance website:

We will post information about available scholarships here, so please check often for postings. You may also want to visit the National Environmental Health Association and the American Public Health Association for scholarship opportunities.

Useful Web Sites

National/International Sites:

  • AAAS – American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • AAHE American Association for Health Educators
  • APHA – American Public Health Association
  • CDC – Centers for Disease Prevention and Control
  • EHAC – National Environmental Health Science and Protection Accreditation Council
  • HHS – US Department of Health and Human Services
  • NAWHO – National Asian Women’s Health Organization
  • NEHA – National Environmental Health Association
  • NIH – US National Institutes of Health
  • WHO – World Health Organization
  • Public Health Online

State Sites:

  • DHS – Illinois Department of Human Services
  • IDPH – Illinois Department of Public Health
  • IEPA – Illinois Environmental Protection Agency
  • IPHA – Illinois Public Health Association
  • Illinois – State of Illinois
  • IEHA – Illinois Environmental Health Association

Other Sites:

The HPCareerNet Partner Network connects with many organizations that provide links to many education, career, and professional opportunities. Please visit their HPCareer.Net student web page to get started.

The Association of Environmental Health Academic Programs sponsors a web site that discusses EH careers, degree programs, education funding opportunities, and EH job links. Follow this link for Careers in Environmental Health.

Freeresource for students interested in master’s in public health programs
including job & career options and free online courses: MPH Programs List