Financial Support

The Department of Public Health Sciences (PHS) has several scholarships available. Newly accepted and current students are eligible to apply.

Application Guidelines:

Students can view application guidelines for each fellowship from the WSU Foundation's Fellowship Guidelines Index website. To find fellowships, select "Health Professions" in the Filter dropdown list, then click the Filter button. Then scroll through list to locate each fellowship, checkbox to display and view guideline page. Guidelines are also detailed below.

Graduate Program - Aging Studies

Bernice K. Link Endowed Scholarship/Fellowships in Gerontology
  1. Scholarships or fellowships will be awarded annually to students enrolled full or part time at Wichita State University in the College of Health Professions, department of Aging Studies (gerontology).
  2. Preference should be given to graduate students. However, undergraduate students shall qualify for this scholarship/fellowship.
  3. Consideration will be given to high school and college academic performance, and to leadership qualities.
  4. Preference will be given to students who indicate an interest in living in the Wichita/Sedgwick County community over the long term.
  5. All things being equal, preference should be given to students with the most financial need, but awards will not be limited to students with financial need.
  6. The Scholarship Office, a department within the Division of Campus Life and University Relations of Wichita State University, will administer the scholarships/fellowships and make the awards based on recommendations submitted by the department of Aging Studies (gerontology).
  7. Scholarships/fellowships will be renewed automatically providing the students maintain satisfactory academic progress.
  8. Should the department of gerontology cease to exist at Wichita State University, this scholarship/fellowship would be revised to the W. Frank Barton School of Business for students enrolled in entrepreneurship.
  9. No recipient will be excluded from consideration on the basis of age, ancestry, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a veteran.
Charles W. & Margaret D. Mullikin Fellowships in Gerontology
  1. Fellowship(s) will be awarded annually to a graduate student(s) enrolled full or part time at Wichita State University in the College of Health Professions whose course work is in the field of gerontology.
  2. Consideration will be given to college record and to leadership qualities.
  3. Award(s) will be made without regard to financial need.
  4. The Scholarship Office, a department within the Division of Campus Life and University Relations of Wichita State University, will administer the fellowship(s) and make the award(s) based on recommendations submitted by the director of the gerontology program.
  5. The fellowship will be renewed automatically so long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.
  6. No recipient will be excluded from consideration on the basis of age, ancestry, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a veteran.
Graduate Program Deadlines

Current Students: Applications are due May 1st for students currently in the program. Awards will be dispersed the following academic year.

Prospective Students: Students must have submitted their graduate school application and scholarship application by July 15th for fall award consideration and December 1st for spring award consideration. Awards will be dispersed beginning with the first semester of admission.

How to Apply
  1. Be sure to have reviewed the specific guidelines above for both scholarships/fellowships.
  2. Complete Departmental Scholarship/Fellowship Application. Be sure to include additional attachments if required.
  3. Submit completed form to:
    1. The Director of Graduate Programs - Jacie Green, jacie.green@wichita.edu - Preferred Method
    2. The PHS mailing address.

Undergraduate Programs - Health Management & Health Science

Aetna Scholarship/Fellowship in Public Health Sciences
  1. Scholarship/Fellowship(s) will be awarded annually to an undergraduate student(s) enrolled full-time at Wichita State University in the Department of Public Health Sciences or a graduate student(s) enrolled full-time in the Master of Health Administration program at Wichita State University in the College of Health Professions.
  2. Recipient(s) must meet and maintain the academic eligibility criteria determined by their college.
  3. Award(s) will be made with regard to financial need.
  4. The Scholarship Office of Wichita State University will administer the scholarship(s) and/or fellowship(s) and make the award(s) based on the recommendation(s) submitted by the College of Health Professions, Department of Public Health Sciences.
  5. The scholarship(s) may be renewed as long as the recipient(s) meets the required criteria.
  6. No recipient will be excluded from consideration on the basis of age, ancestry, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a veteran.
Undergraduate Program Deadlines

The Aetna Scholarship/Fellowship is due by April 1st. Awards will be dispersed the following academic year.

How to Apply
  1. Be sure to have reviewed the specific guidelines above for both scholarships/fellowships.
  2. Complete Departmental Scholarship/Fellowship Application. Be sure to include additional attachments if required.
  3. Submit completed form to:
    1. The Director of Undergraduate Programs - Sarah Taylor, sarah.taylor@wichita.edu - Preferred Method
    2. The PHS mailing address.

 


Department of Public Health Science Scholarships/Fellowships Contributors

The following scholarships exist for the Department of Public Health Sciences students at Wichita State University. Further details about each fellowship and histories of the men and women behind WSU's endowed funds are made available by the WSU Foundation Spirit of the Gift website.

Other Resources

General information about financial aid for graduate students may be obtained through the
Wichita State University Office of Financial Aid website.

Grants and Awards from WSU

A listing of fellowship grants and awards available at WSU is available at the Graduate School Awards Web page.