Application

Jackson Heart Study Scholars application*
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JHS SCHOLARS: 12 POSITIONS OPEN FOR INCOMING FRESHMEN

Scholarships Starting January, 2017

REQUIREMENTS TO APPLY:

- Students must be first year students.
- GPA of 3.0 overall (to keep the scholarship, must maintain a GPA of 3.0 every semester)
- ACT of 20 or higher
- Students must be a major in the Department of Natural Science or Social Science Divisions.
- Must have an interest in pursuing a career related to healthcare or biomedical research.

REQUIREMENTS IF ACCEPTED:

- Must take all JHSUTEC sponsored courses: (NSD211) Introduction to Public Health and Epidemiology (Fall 2016), (MAT208) Biostatistics (Spring 2017), (NSD311 or SSD 311) Research Methods in Public Health and Epidemiology (Fall 2017), and (NSD211 or SSD 247) Ethics Medicine and Technology (offered every spring).
- Work with high school students in the SLAM workshops and other JHSUTEC sponsored activities for 10 weeks during the first summer.
- During the summers of the post sophomore and junior years be involved in a practicum for minimum of eight to ten weeks.
- Attend seminars and other activities designated by the JHSUTEC.

BENEFITS:

- Learn about career opportunities in Public Health and other health related professions.
- Work under the mentorship of professionals.
- During the academic year freshmen will earn $300 per month, sophomores can earn up to $350 per month and juniors and seniors can earn up to $500 per month. The amount of stipend is merit based and determined at the beginning of each semester.
- During the summer, the stipend is $3000 for rising sophomores and $4500 for rising juniors and seniors.

DEADLINE:

OCTOBER 27, 2016

Application forms will be available on both the Tougaloo College and Jackson Heart Study Websites by September 15, 2016.

For additional information, call 601.977.7820 or 601.977.7816

You should submit along with your completed application the following: (a) one page essay describing what your interests are and why you want to be a JHS Scholar and (b) a copy of your High School transcript with ACT score. Return completed application to JHSUTEC office.

Jackson Heart Study Scholars application*
*Note: This form is fillable if viewed with Acrobat Reader