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Funding Your Education

 

At Stempel College, we understand that academic success can be affected by financial aid and funding opportunities. Our students have access to myriad funding options by degree level (bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral) and by academic discipline (Public Health, Dietetics & Nutrition, Social Work, and Disaster Management). Remember: we are always here to help, so if you need someone to brainstorm with, need feedback on your scholarship essay, or if you are just having trouble finding the right award at the right time, don’t hesitate to schedule a meeting with us. The Stempel College Office of Student & Alumni Affairs is located in AHC5-145. You can ask to see Irene Abad (iabad@fiu.edu) or Magnolia Hernandez (mehernan@fiu.edu) for scholarship questions.

Financial Aid and your FAFSA Application

Before you carefully consider your options, you should submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and list FIU as the institution that should receive your FAFSA records and Student Aid Report (SAR). Depending on your unique situation and status, you may be eligible for federal aid. Additionally, most scholarship or fellowship applications may require completion of a FAFSA application.

The FAFSA application: https://fafsa.ed.gov/

To learn more about the type of aid that is available (e.g., grants, loans, work-study jobs, etc.), visit https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/types

Stempel College Scholarship Collection

Stempel College offers a core set of scholarships that are awarded on a competitive basis in various categories, including but not limited to merit awards for academic excellence, travel awards for conference presentations and practicum or internship awards, to name a few.

C.V. Starr Scholarship

The C.V. Starr Scholarship http://www.starrfoundation.org/ assists students from Latin America and The Caribbean, who are interested in pursuing a doctoral degree in one of the three major disciplines at Stempel College, with an award of up to $24,541. The recipient is awarded a fixed stipend that may be applied toward University tuition, fees, books and supplies, housing/living expenses and travel. Students may also receive a full tuition waiver when the scholarship amount is equal to the amount required by the University Graduate School to obtain a tuition waiver for doctoral studies. Recipients are selected competitively based on academic performance, commitment to social or public health and financial need. Upon successful completion of the program, students who have retained the C.V. Starr Scholarship funding throughout their enrollment are referred to as “Starr Scholars.”

Criteria

Applicants must meet/fulfill these requirements: Be from a country in Latin America or The Caribbean—or provide evidence of Latin American or Caribbean origin. Meet the minimum admission requirements for their respective doctoral programs and have submitted a completed graduate admissions application at the time of CV Starr Scholarship application.

Award Recipients must meet/fulfill these requirements: Must be fully admitted to a doctoral program in the Stempel College, maintain full-time enrollment status and a 3.0 GPA throughout the term of the scholarship, conduct research, teach or do community service activities under the direction of a faculty advisor, and deliver a culminating project (i.e., dissertation, scholarly paper, etc.) on a topic relevant to their home country.

It is the student’s responsibility to obtain necessary visas and to arrange for transportation and housing. FIU’s Office of International Student Services may be of assistance in these matters. Recipients must re-apply for C.V. Starr Scholarship funding each academic year. Continuation of the scholarship for the selected recipient(s) will depend on his/her academic performance and other criteria indicated below. The application package must include:

  • The completed application form.
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV).
  • A pdf copy of your unofficial transcripts.
  • A typed personal statement (double spaced, three-pages maximum) which includes:
  • A one-paragraph summary of your research accomplishments/interests and career plans.
  • A description of your Latin American or Caribbean heritage and your vision for research or community service activities in social or public health that will benefit your home country.
  • Your goals as a doctoral student and how the financial assistance of this scholarship will help you fulfill those goals.

Applications are accepted beginning November 2020  for coverage of the fall, spring, and summer semesters of the upcoming 2021-2022 academic year. The deadline is February 8, 2021. **The award does not renew automatically. Eligible doctoral students must re-apply for C.V. Starr scholarship funding each year.

To access the application, please click here.

For more information, please contact Irene Abad at the Stempel College Office of Student and Alumni Affairs at iabad@fiu.edu or 305-348-4692.

Stempel Research Award for Newly Admitted Master's Students

Introduction
The Ernest Stempel Foundation provides support to selected charities and organizations that focus on education, the environment, medical research and the disadvantaged. FIUStempel College of Public Health & Social Work is honored to distribute this award, which provides financial support to incoming students joining the Dietetics & Nutrition, Public Health, or Social Work programs.

The Stempel Research scholarship provides new master’s students (beginning in fall 2020) with the opportunity to engage in a research project with a faculty member. Students will receive hands-on research experience working alongside a faculty member on a pre-determined topic or project for two consecutive semesters. Students can apply for a project in any discipline.

The recipient receives a one-time, non-renewable fixed scholarship that may be applied towards University tuition, fees, books and supplies, housing/living expenses and travel. The recipient will be selected based on specific criteria. Continuation of support from one semester to the next will be based on the student’s academic and research progress during the scholarship year. This is a one-time award, provided to the recipient in the first year of study in a master’s program.

Criteria

Applicants must:
• Be a new/entering student
• Motivated to work on a research project with a faculty member
• Meet the minimum admission requirements for their respective master’s program and must have been fully admitted into the program at the time of the award. 
• Have a minimum of a 3.4 undergraduate GPA.
• Submit an essay, current resume, and recommendation form
• Meet the qualifications for the identified project
• Submit the endorsement/approval from project leader (form provided by the faculty)

Recipients must:
• Be fully admitted to the master’s program, maintain full-time enrollment status, and good academic standing (3.0 or higher) throughout the term of the scholarship. 
• Complete a FAFSA form with the Office of Financial Aid (if applicable).
• Work closely with the assigned faculty member on the pre-determined research project for the fall and spring semester
• Maintain regular communication with the assigned faculty member who monitors the student’s progress in the project. 
• Maintain good academic standing and make sufficient progress on the assigned research project in order to keep the award 
• Have satisfactory evaluation on mid-year progress report

Application Procedures
• Eligible applicants are asked to complete all portions of the application at: https://fiu.academicworks.com/ 
• Applicants must review the call for research projects and send the faculty project leader(s) an email with their resume and brief statement of interest for working on the project. Applicants must obtain a preliminary approval (form provided by the faculty) in order to proceed with the application process (students may obtain approval for more than one research project; list of projects and faculty contact information is located under the questions section).
• Rank their project preferences (up to three but must rank at least two)
• Application will not be reviewed if the faculty preliminary approval form is not included (form provided by the faculty)
• Submit a typed personal statement (double spaced, two-page maximum) that will address the applicant’s: 

1. Practice/research interests and goals for a career in the applicant’s academic discipline; 
2. The chosen research project(s) of interest and why it is of interest to the applicant. 
3. Any prior research experience, if any, conducted individually or as part of a team (not required);
4. Knowledge, skills and abilities that will contribute to the research project;
5. How the scholarship’s financial assistance will help the applicant fulfill his or her educational, personal and professional goals.

Faculty Recommendation Form
The application must include a recommendation form from a faculty member who is familiar with the applicant’s academic work. The applicant must send the request via Academic Works. The faculty member’s responses must detail: 
• The applicant’s academic performance, dependability, and consistency in completing course requirements and assignments. 
• The applicant’s experience and potential to contribute to the research project;
• The relevance of the research project to the applicant’s background and future aspirations

Post-Acceptance Process
• Students must submit an appropriate photo to include with application. No selfies, please.
• Student must provide name of faculty advisor/mentor. 
• Brief bio, notable achievements, etc. 
• A letter to the donor that expresses how the project has helped the student both financially and academically.

The application portal for spring is now open. For additional requirements and application materials, please visit the FIU Academicworks Scholarships website. The application deadline is April 24, 2020.

You may also contact Irene Abad at the Stempel College Office of Student and Alumni Affairs at iabad@fiu.edu or 305-348-4692.

Stempel Publication Award

The Stempel Publication Award recognizes a current doctoral student or doctoral graduate of FIU Stempel College who has had a paper accepted for publication or published in the previous twelve (12) months. The doctoral graduate need not be enrolled to receive the award, but must be no more than one semester or one year post-graduation. For the student or doctoral graduate to be considered for the award, s/he must be the research article or paper’s first author in a peer-reviewed journal. This is a one-time award. Previous Stempel Publication awardees are not eligible to reapply for the award.

A scholarship of $1,000 will be awarded in the spring term to two awardees. The scholarship will be awarded during the Stempel College Graduation Reception at the end of the semester.

Criteria
• Must be a doctoral student or recent doctoral graduate (graduated in the last twelve months) of any of the three doctoral programs at Stempel College (Dietetics & Nutrition, Public Health, Social Welfare).
• Must be a current doctoral student or doctoral graduate of FIU Stempel College who has had a paper accepted for publication or published in the previous twelve (12) months
• Must be the first author on the research paper or article in a peer-reviewed journal. 
• This is a one-time award. Previous Stempel Publication (previously known as Path Science) award recipients are not eligible to reapply for the award.

Application Materials

Manuscript
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.

Acceptance/Acknowledgement
A letter of acceptance or acknowledgement of the submission of the manuscript from the journal is desirable.

Applicant Statement
The application must include a letter from the applicant explaining the paper, clearly describing the applicant’s role in developing the research and writing the manuscript, and addressing its contribution to the discipline.

Faculty Letter of Support
A letter from a member of College’s faculty who is very familiar with your work. The faculty member’s letter must provide an evaluation of the quality of the research included in the manuscript, the applicant’s contribution to in developing the research and writing the manuscript, and an evaluation of the journal in which the paper was or will be published.

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.

Post Acceptance:
• Students must submit an appropriate photo to include with application. No selfies, please.
• Student must provide name of faculty advisor/mentor. 
• Brief bio, notable achievements, etc. 
• Thank you note to the donor.

The application deadline is January 31, 2020. For additional requirements and application materials, please visit the FIU Academicworks Scholarships  website.

For more information, please contact Irene Abad in OSAA at iabad@fiu.edu or 305-348-4692.

Stempel Travel Award

The Stempel Travel Scholarship provides support to graduate students in FIU Stempel College to attend virtual conferences, scientific meetings or workshops to present papers, posters or for their participation in professional development workshops. Graduate students (master’s or PhD) in the College’s four programs, dietetics and nutrition, public health, social work and disaster management, may apply. Awards will be based on the quality of the paper or poster, the applicant’s response to the questionnaire on academic works, the faculty member’s letter of support, quality of the scientific conference or meeting/workshop, and adequate progress by the candidate toward completion of the degree.

A total of 5 Stempel Travel scholarships in the amount of $750 each will be awarded in the fall semester.

Criteria:
• Must be a graduate student in the college (master’s or PhD)
• Applicant must have submitted an abstract; have had an abstract accepted for presentation at a conference or meeting; or must have applied and been accepted to attend a workshop for professional development. 
• Students who are presenting can only apply if the abstract has been accepted.
• Stempel College graduate students are eligible to apply for up to one travel award per academic year.
• Priority will be given to students who are traveling in the semester in which the award is disbursed.

Application materials:

Applicant Statement
The application must include a statement from you that includes the following: statement of professional purpose; research interests and goals for a career in your academic discipline; how the conference or meeting fits in the scope of your presentation; description of the research that you will be presenting and the contribution of the research to your discipline; your contribution to the research and writing of the paper or poster; relevance of the abstract/presentation/workshop and how it aligns with your professional goals; how the funding will help you achieve those goals.

For professional development, include a statement of professional purpose; research interests and goals for a career in your academic discipline; relevance of the professional development event and how it aligns with your professional goals; what you will be doing at the event and what skills you will gain or learn that relate to your field; how the funding will help you achieve those goals. We highly recommend including an agenda for the event.

Submission or Acceptance Notification
The application must include a copy of the paper or poster to be presented. 
The application must include a copy of the letter or email regarding acceptance of the manuscript/abstract or poster for presentation.
If you are attending a professional development event, please include a copy of the registration and/or email confirmation that you registered.

Faculty Letter of Support
The application must include a letter of support from a member of College’s faculty familiar with your work. The faculty member’s letter must detail your progress toward completing the degree, an evaluation of the quality of the paper or poster to be presented, your role in the research and development of the paper or poster presentation, and the relevance of the workshop or presentation as it aligns with your professional enhancement.

Post-Award Process
• Students must submit an appropriate photo to include with application. No selfies, please.
• Student must provide name of faculty advisor/mentor. 
• Brief bio, notable achievements, etc. 
• Thank you note to the donor will be appreciated.

The application deadline is September 11, 2020. For additional requirements and application materials, please visit the FIU Academicworks Scholarships  website.

Scholarships for Social Work Students

 

FIU Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training Fellowship for MSW Students

All interested students entering their MSW clinical practicum (MSW II) in Spring 2021 with at least a 3.25 GPA  may apply for the FIU Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training Fellowship. All applicants must be admitted into the MSW program for Spring 2021. If selected as a Behavioral Health Fellow, you will receive:

  • Placement at one of the following agencies:

– Banyan Health Systems

– Citrus Health Network

 – FIU Green Family Foundation NeighborhoodHELP

– The Village South

  • Additional weekly interprofessional integrated course (IHS 6948)
  • $10,000 stipend
  • Tuition waiver – up to 9 credits for one semester

Application deadline is 12:00 pm on Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Please send the following application materials to Zenaida Pirri (zpirri@fiu.edu) in PDF format:

> Name, panther ID, email and current GPA

> Current Resume

>Personal statement of interest (narrative of maximum 500 words) responding to the following question:

O> Why are you interested in social work practice focused on behavioral health with underserved and marginalized communities

O> Make sure to discuss in the narrative, your thoughts about:

> Integrated behavioral health primary care

> Interprofessional approach to patient care

> Social determinants of health

 

If you have any questions, please contact Prof. Elise Linder (eslinder@fiu.edu) or Dr. Mary Helen Hayden (haydenm@fiu.edu). 

Marian Dumaine Scholarship for MSW Students

This scholarship honors the memory of Dr. Marian Dumaine, former field coordinator for the School of Social Work. The award provides funding for Master of Social Work students entering the field practicum, or field internship, component of their coursework. Students must demonstrate financial need as well as a high level of commitment to the field of social work through academic achievements and community engagement. One Dumaine Scholarship for $500 is awarded each semester to help recipients balance the extra costs of field practicum.

Criteria

Applicants must be fully admitted into the MSW and must be accepted into the field practicum for the semester during which the scholarship is awarded. Applicants must have demonstrated financial need as well as high commitment to the field of social work through academic achievement and community engagement. Please note applicants are ineligible to apply for the Dr. Marian Dumaine scholarship if they received a scholarship or fellowship of $5,000 or more from the School of Social Work or the Stempel College.

This application must include:
1. Essay: In no more than 1000 words, describe your commitment to the field of social work and how your field practicum experience will assist you in furthering this commitment and your professional goals.
2. Letter of support: Include a letter of support from a member of the School’s faculty familiar with your academic achievements. The faculty member’s letter must detail academic aptitude and participation in School, College, University and community activities.
3. Current resume

Post-Award Process
• Students must submit an appropriate photo to include with application. No selfies, please.
• Brief bio of notable achievements, etc.
• Thank you note to the donor will be appreciated.

 For additional requirements and application materials, please visit the FIU Academicworks Scholarships website. The application portal for fall is open now. The application deadline is December 1, 2020.  

Social Workers on the Front Line of the Opioid Epidemic

We are excited to announce a scholarship and learning opportunity for 8 students entering their BSSW I or MSW II practicum in Fall 2020 as part of FIU School of Social Work’s participation in Social Workers on the Front Line of the Opioid Epidemic Learning Collaborative. Our School is one of only nine other schools of social work in the country participating in this initiative.

If selected, you will:

  • Be placed at a field placement site that offers substance use and/or addiction related services;
  • Take at least one School of Social Work elective in addictions in fall 2020 or spring 2021 (BSSW students will be able to take SOW 5710 Current Issues in Addiction Practices as SOW 4932 Current Topics in Social Work);
  • Participate in additional training in substance use and/or addiction related services in fall 2020 and spring 2021;
  • Receive a $5625 stipend.

This will be a selective process. Criteria will be:

  • Personal statement, resume, applicants’ interest in and commitment to learning about addictions, and references

Last day to apply: Tuesday, September 1, 2020 by 12pm (noon)

Please send the following application materials to Zenaida Pirri (zpirri@fiu.edu) in PDF format:

  1. Name, panther ID, and email
  2. Current resume
  3. Two reference letters from faculty or previous field instructor
  4. Personal statement of interest (narrative of maximum 500 words) responding to the following questions: 
    • What interests you about providing substance use and/or addictions related services?
    • Make sure to discuss in the narrative:
      1. How participating in this program will relate to your future goals
      2. Your commitment to additional learning opportunities

If you have any questions, please contact Prof. Jennifer Abeloff (abeloffj@fiu.edu). 

Welker Mitchell Scholarship for MSW Students

This scholarship honors the memory of Dr. Welker Mitchell by providing funding for MSW students who demonstrate financial need as well as a high level of commitment to the field of social work through their academic achievement and community engagement. Dr. Welker was a two-time FIU alumnus, obtaining both his MSW and Ph.D. in Social Welfare from the School of Social Work. He held a number of positions including Director of the Professional Development Center, Assistant Dean in CHUA, Associate Director for Social Work, and after his retirement, he returned to a teaching position in Social Work as Visiting and then Clinical Instructor.

Criteria

Applicants must be fully admitted into the MSW program for the semester during which the scholarship is awarded. Applicants must have demonstrated financial need as well as high commitment to the field of social work through academic achievement and community engagement. Please note applicants are ineligible to apply for the Dr. Welker Mitchell scholarship if they received a scholarship or fellowship of $5,000 or more from the School of Social Work or the Stempel College.

This application must include:

  1. Essay: In no more than 1000 words, describe your commitment to the field of social work and how this award will assist you in furthering this commitment and your professional goals.
  2. Letter of support: Include a letter of support from a member of the School’s faculty or a work or internship/volunteer supervisor familiar with your commitment to your social work education. The letter must detail how the individual knows the applicant, for what period of time, and how the applicant demonstrates a commitment to receiving a social work education.
  3. Current resume

Post-Award Process

  • Students must submit an appropriate photo to include with application. No selfies, please.
  • Brief bio of notable achievements, etc.
  • Thank you note to the donor will be appreciated.

For additional requirements and application materials, please visit the FIU Academic works Scholarships website. The application portal for spring is open now. The application deadline is December 1, 2020.  

Scholarships for Dietetics & Nutrition Students

 

Auslander Family Scholarship for Master's Students in Dietetics & Nutrition

The Department of Dietetics & Nutrition is proud to offer the Auslander Family Scholarship. The Auslander Family Scholarship is intended to recognize and provide financial support for outstanding students who wish to become a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist.  The recipient must have a proven academic and achievement record and have the potential to make a major contribution to the profession of dietetics.

Award The number of awards and amount of each award varies. All scholarship awards are paid through the University to the recipient’s University account.

Eligibility Criteria The Auslander Family Scholarship will be awarded on a competitive basis to candidates who demonstrate financial need and the ability to be an excellent dietetic student.  Applicants will only be considered for the scholarship if they meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • be seeking a master’s degree in the Department of Dietetics & Nutrition
  • be accepted into the Department’s dietetic internship
  • demonstrate financial need
  • exemplify the values and ethical principles of the Code of Ethics for the profession of dietetics as set forth by the Academy of  Nutrition and Dietetics

Selection Criteria  The Auslander Scholarship Committee will review and score the applications according to a rubric.  The three applicants with the highest scores will be interviewed. After the interviewing phase, a decision will be rendered. The Department reserves the right to revoke the scholarship in the event the student is not fulfilling the requirements of the coordinated program/dietetic internship. Application deadline is March 27, 2020. For additional requirements and application materials, please visit the FIU Academicworks Scholarships website.

Scholarships for Disaster Management Students

 

Paul C. Bell, Jr. Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) Scholarship for Master’s students in Disaster Management

Paul C. Bell, Jr. dedicated his life to serving others. His career started as a missionary, then continued with with U.S. Peace Corps, the Inter-American Foundation, the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Refugee Programs, the U.N. Disaster Relief Office. In the mid-1980s, Mr. Bell helped establish the U.S. Agency for International Development’s Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA) Latin America and Caribbean regional office in San Jose, Costa Rica, and served as the senior regional advisor until he passed away in 2003.

This scholarship will be awarded to any student working or volunteering for an NGO (e.g., Save the Children, OXFAM, American Red Cross, Salvation Army, The Southern Baptist Disaster Relief) at time of admission.

Eligibility:

> Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA at the time of admission.
> Must demonstrate financial need per the U.S. Department of Education Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form.
> Must demonstrate that he or she is working or volunteering for an NGO.

Award Amount:

Student will be awarded $5,000 for the forthcoming academic year to be used for tuition. Award will disburse in the Fall and Spring term.

For additional requirements and application materials, please click here.

Major Phil May Scholarship for Master’s students in Disaster Management

Major Phil May’s career in emergency management started back in 1979 when he served as Congressman Jack Edward’s liaison to FEMA following Hurricane Frederick’s strike on Alabama. Two years later, he was appointed by President Ronald Reagan to become the regional administrator of FEMA’s Region IV’s office, which oversees preparedness, response, and recovery activities for the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. He continued to serve as regional administrator until 1994, returning to the same position in October 2006. After years of dedicated service, Mr. May retired in July 2014. Throughout his time with FEMA, he enthusiastically guided the development of both people and programs. His legacy includes establishing the first Regional Hurricane Program to further the development of regional hurricane evacuation studies. This initiative led to closer ties between emergency managers and weather forecasters, and ultimately the establishment of the Hurricane Liaison Team – a mainstay of current FEMA-state operations. He had an accomplished and distinguished career in emergency management, and earned both the Distinguished Meritorious Service Award and the Distinguished Civil Service Medal. The Department of Health and Human Services also presented him with its first national Disaster Medical Services Award. Sadly, Mr. May left us in November 2017. A supporter of the Academy from the very beginning, this scholarship honors his dedication to the field of emergency management and the people he has mentored and impacted over the years.

This scholarship will be awarded to a student demonstrating the dedication to advance their studies in emergency preparedness and disaster management.

Eligibility:

> Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA at the time of admission.

Award Amount:

Student will be awarded $5,000 for the forthcoming academic year to be used for tuition. Award will disburse in the Fall and Spring term.

For additional requirements and application materials, please click here.

David Paulison Exceptional Student Scholarship for Master’s students in Disaster Management

David Paulison is a nationally and internationally recognized leader in emergency and disaster response and recovery. After beginning his career as a firefighter, Mr. Paulison rose through ranks and become fire chief of Miami-Dade Fire Rescue and oversaw Miami Dade’s Office of Emergency Management in 1992, the same year Hurricane Andrew devastated South Florida. After 30 years in the fire service, on September 20, 2001, President George W. Bush appointed Chief Paulison as the head of the U.S. Fire Administration. In 2003, President Bush appointed Chief Paulison to serve as the director of the newly created National Preparedness Division of the Emergency Preparedness & Response Directorate. This distinctly Department of Homeland Security Directorate was later made part of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). In 2006, Chief Paulison was unanimously confirmed and sworn in as the first Under Secretary for FEMA and served as its administrator until 2009.

This scholarship will be awarded to a student demonstrating exceptional academic achievement and contributions to the community.

Eligibility:

  1. The award is based on competitive merit and will be selected from applicants possessing a minimum GPA of 3.5 at the time of admission.

Award Amount:

Student will be awarded $5,000 for the forthcoming academic year to be used for tuition. Award will disburse in the Fall and Spring.

For additional requirements and application materials, please click here.

William Averette Anderson Fund for Master’s students in Disaster Management

African-American and other minority representation in hazard and disaster mitigation is very important. Research has shown that racial and ethnic minorities often have increased difficulty evacuating prior to a crisis and are more likely to experience disproportionate physical and financial loss during disasters. Our focus now is on students who are already enrolled in graduate school. The Fund is dedicated to the work done by and the legacy of William Anderson who passed away in 2013.

https:/billandersonfund.org

For additional requirements and application materials, please click here.

Scholarships for Public Health Students

FIU Scholarships

In keeping with its commitment to student access and success, FIU offers a wide range of scholarships to students. These opportunities are updated quite often; we recommend visiting the FIU Scholarships website at https://fiu.academicworks.com to create a scholarship profile that is specifically tailored to your interests.

The University also provides additional scholarship and financial aid information for new FIU students at http://onestop.fiu.edu/financial-aid/scholarship-information/index.html

We also recommend that you review the following links that lead to university scholarships, fellowships and funding opportunities for FIU students:

FIU Scholarships for Undergraduate Students

FIU Funding for Graduate Students

FIU Scholarships for Online Students

FIU Scholarships for LGBTQA Students

FIU Emergency Aid for Students

FIU Study Abroad Scholarships

FIU Honors College Scholarships

FIU Student Government Association Scholarships

External Funding Opportunities

In addition to the funding opportunities that are available to you through Stempel College and FIU, you also have a variety of external funding opportunities that may match perfectly with your background, race or ethnicity, and individual interests and needs.

Many of these opportunities can be found below:

Opportunities for Asian American & Pacific Islander Students

Opportunities for Online Students