FIU Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work

Florida International University - Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work
Florida International University - Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work

Path Science Prize

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The Path Science Prize recognizes a current doctoral student or doctoral graduate of FIU Stempel College has had a paper accepted for publication or published in the previous six months. The doctoral graduate need not be enrolled to receive the prize, but must be no more than one semester or six months post-graduation. For the student or doctoral graduate to be considered for the award, s/he must be the paper’s first author. 

A prize of $1000 will be awarded in each of the fall semester, the spring semester and the summer terms. The prize will be awarded during commencement activities.

Selection and Support Criteria at a glance

  • To be considered for a PATH Science Prize you must submit an application.
  • The application must include a letter explaining the paper and your role in developing the research and the paper.
  • The application must include a copy of the manuscript; if published a copy of the printed manuscript, if not published a copy of the manuscript as submitted.

  • If the manuscript is not yet published, a letter from the journal editor accepting the paper for publication.
  • A letter from a member of College's faculty familiar with your work. The faculty member's letter must provide an evaluation of the quality of the research, the applicant's role in the research and developing the manuscript, and an evaluation of journal in which the paper was or will be published.
  • Late applications will not be considered.

Deadlines

  • Fall: October 1, 2016

The College Scholarship Committee will evaluate applications based on the quality of the paper, quality of the journal in which the paper was published or accepted for publication, and the faculty member’s letter.

PATH Science Prize winners will be notified by email and by letter.  An email will also be sent to the student’s department chair/school director.

Application

Submit complete application to:

Office of Student & Alumni Affairs
Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work
11200 SW 8th Street, AHC5 145
Miami, FL  33199
305-348-7777
305-348-0289 (fax)
stempelinfo@fiu.edu

CONTACT US

Office of Student & Alumni Affairs
Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work
Florida International University
Modesto A. Maidique Campus, AHC5 145
11200 SW 8th Street
Miami, FL 33199

Phone: 305-348-7777
Email: stempelinfo@fiu.edu