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Student Resources by State

Announcements of scholarships, fellowships, jobs, volunteer work, and other educational opportunities related to Public Health Nursing.

ALASKA | ARIZONA | ARKANSAS | CALIFORNIA | COLORADO

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA | FLORIDA | GEORIGA | ILLINOIS

Indiana | IOWA | KANSAS | KENTUCKY | NEW JERSEY

New YORK
| NORTH CAROLINA  | Mississippi | Missouri

Michigan
| Ohio | Vermont | Virginia | Wisconsin


General Resources

 

Alaska

Alaska Department of Health and Social Services- Public Health Nurse Jobs

Alaska Nurses Association- Public Health Nursing Fund

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ARizona

Arizona Public Health Association-Internship Opportunities
NOTE: This is an example of internship opportunities at statewide public health associations.  Public health nursing students may also qualify.  Contact your state public health association to search for internship opportunities.

Pima County Health Department- Public Health Nursing Administration Employment Opportunities

Arizona State University College of Nursing & Health Innovation-Nursing Scholarships

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ArkansaS

Arkansas Public Health Association-Scholarships Opportunities
NOTE: This is an example of scholarship opportunities at statewide public health associations.  Public health nursing students may also qualify. Contact your state public health association to search for scholarship opportunities.

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California

Directors of Public Health Nursing- Job Opportunities for Nurses

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Colorado

Public Health Nurses Association of Colorado - Scholarships & Awards

Colorado Public Health Association- Mentoring Program
NOTE: This is an example of mentoring opportunities at statewide public health associations. Public health nursing students may also qualify. Contact your state public health association to search or mentoring opportunities.

Regional Institute Health & Environment Leadership- Advanced Leadership Training Program (ALTP)
NOTE: This is an example of an advanced leadership training program through a statewide health institute. Public health nursing students may also qualify. Contact your state public health association to search for leadership training opportunities.

The Public Health Alliance of Colorado- Colorado Public Health Nursing Leaders - Jobs

Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association
Public Health/Community Clinic Internship, Volunteer & Career Opportunities

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District of Columbia

Black Nurses Association of Greater Washington-Scholarship Opportunities
NOTE: This is an example of scholarships for nurses based on your ethnic background through a nursing association. Public health nursing students may also qualify. Contact your state public health association to search for scholarship opportunities for nurses based on ethnicity.

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Florida

Florida Association of Public Health Nurses - Scholarships & Awards

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Georgia

Emory Rollins School of Public Health - Jobs in Public Health Nursing

Georgia Department of Community Health - Nursing Home Program

Cobb & Douglass Public Health - Career, Student Internship, and Volunteer Opportunities
NOTE: This is an example of career/internship/volunteer opportunities in a public health center. Public health nursing students may also qualify. Contact your county & state health departments for more opportunities in public health centers.

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Illinois

Cook County Health Department of Public Health- Career, Student Internships, and Volunteer Opportunities
NOTE: This is an example of opportunities at the Cook County Health Department. Public health nursing students may qualify for opportunities in these programs. Contact your county health department for more opportunities. 

Illinois Department of Public Health-Center for Rural Health-Nursing Education Scholarship Program

Illinois Student Assistance Commission- Scholarship, Fellowship, and Loan Repayment Programs

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Indiana

Indiana State Department of Health Public Health Nurse/Environmental Health Specialist Orientation & Public Health Nurse Conference

Indiana State University-Daniel Lucky Scholarship in Public Health Nursing:

Purdue University - Indiana Nursing Scholarship Fund Program
NOTE: This is an example of nursing scholarships at a University. Public health nursing students may qualify. Contact universities in your state for more scholarship opportunities.

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Iowa

Iowa Health Care Association/Iowa Center for Assisted Living - Health Care Education Scholarships

Trinity Foundation Health Care Scholarships
NOTE: This is an example of nursing scholarships through an Iowa-based foundation. Public health nursing students may qualify. Contact the Trinity Foundation for more information.

University of Iowa, College of Nursing-Community Health Nursing Scholarships

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KansaS

Kansas TRAIN Training Finder Real-time Affiliate Integrated Network
Free Web-based course introduction to Public Health Nursing

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Kentucky

Kentucky Department for Public Health Nursing - Continuing Education Opportunities

Nurse-Family Partnership -Volunteer Opportunities

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New Jersey

Rutgers University College of Nursing - Scholarships & Fellowships
NOTE: This is an example of nursing scholarships through a state college/university. Public health nursing students may qualify. Contact your state university for more opportunities.

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New York

Adelphi University College of Nursing and Public Health

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North CarolinA

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill-Public Health Nursing Scholarships

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Mississippi

Delta State University - Community Health Nursing Award

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Missouri

Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services - Council for Public Health Nursing
Defining the Public Health Nurse Role


Missouri Public Health Association - Community Health Nurse Scholarship

 

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Michigan

Michigan Public Health Association-Public Health Nursing Section

Wayne State University, College of Nursing - Community Health Nursing Scholarship

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Ohio

Delta State University, Robert E. Smith School of Nursing - Community Health Nursing Scholarship

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Vermont

Vermont Department of Health - Defining Public Health Nurse Role

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Virginia

Virginia Department of Public Health - Public Health Nursing Scholarships

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Wisconsin

University of Wisconsin-Eau-Claire-Environmental & Public Health Nursing Scholarship

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General Resources

Association for Prevention Teaching and Research (APTR) Fellowship
Fellowship opportunities in public health and preventive medicine interest areas are available with the CDC through the APTR Preventive Medicine and Public Health Fellowship Program. Fellows will gain leadership experience in public health practice and policy, access to state-of-the-art technology and national databases, and will train with leading experts in the field of preventive medicine and public health.

American Public Health Association Public Health
The Association aims to protect all Americans, their families and their communities from preventable, serious health threats and strives to assure community-based health promotion and disease prevention activities and preventive health services are universally accessible in the United States. APHA represents a broad array of health professionals and others who care about their own health and the health of their communities.

Careers at CDC for Registered Nurses

Explore Health Careers.org
Free, multi-disciplinary, interactive health careers website designed to explain the array of health professions and provide easy access to students seeking information about health careers.

Health Resources and Services Administration
The purpose of the Nursing Scholarship Program (NSP) is to provide scholarships to nursing students in exchange for a minimum 2-year full-time service commitment (or part-time equivalent), at an eligible health care facility with a critical shortage of nurses. Scholarships are awarded competitively and consist of payment for tuition, fees, other reasonable costs and a monthly support stipend.

American Lung Association in Oregon
The Saidie Orr Dunbar Nursing Education Fund Trust was established by the Oregon Federation of Women’s Clubs and the American Lung Association of Oregon in 1956 in recognition of Saidie Orr Dunbar who was a leader in the development of public health services in Oregon.  The average award is $1,000 to $3,000. Applicants must have been accepted to a nursing degree program in an institution of higher learning and must practice in Oregon upon graduation. Particular emphasis is given to preparation in public health nursing.

Nurse Scholarships

U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps
As a nurse officer in the U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) Commissioned Corps, you will have experiences in your profession, in the community, and in the Nation that are not available in traditional or private practice settings.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) is a unique 2-year post-graduate training program of service and on-the-job learning for health professionals interested in the practice of applied epidemiology.

United States Public Health Corps Junior Co-Step (JRCOSTEP) Program
Students participating in JRCOSTEP work in the same exciting Federal agencies and programs as active duty Commissioned Corps officers. Typical assignments vary from 31 to 120 days during official school breaks. Applicants are accepted from a variety of fields, including environmental health, pharmacy, engineering, and nursing.

United State Public Health Corps
Overseen by the Surgeon General, the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps is a diverse team of more than 6,500 highly qualified, public health professionals. Driven by a passion to serve the underserved, these men and women fill essential public health leadership and clinical service roles with the Nation’s Federal Government agencies.

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