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Stipends, Scholarships and Tuition

Tuition

Tuition rates are subject to yearly change. Tuition for the John D. Bower School of Population Health is only assessed for 9 hours of graduate credit regardless of the number of credit hours taken. Laboratory fees and other special fees depend on the course taken. Follow this link to access current fees.

Stipends

PhD stipends and scholarships are assigned on a competitive basis as funds are available. The current graduate student stipend is $24,150 per year for up to two (2) years. Department may choose to extend stipend award period.

Students wishing to be considered for a stipend and/or Dean's Scholarship for the upcoming fall semester should apply for admission prior to April 1.

Scholarships and awards

Dean's Scholarship - The Dean's Scholarship is a full-tuition recruitment scholarship which is awarded to PhD students for outstanding academic achievement. Students who are citizens of the US or permanent residents are eligible for the Dean's Scholarship.

Students wishing to be considered for a stipend and/or Dean's Scholarship for the upcoming fall semester should apply for admission prior to April 1.

Population Health Workforce Development Scholarship - The mission of the Bower School of Population Health is to educate and train leaders prepared to transform health care delivery and the health of Mississippians. Engaged and productive faculty and staff members with exposure to population health principles are essential for the growth of UMMC and the School of Population Health.

To meet this need, and through support of the Bower Foundation, the school has established the Population Health Workforce Development Scholarship. This program provides tuition support and book allowance for a maximum of one year to support up to six (6) employees.

An eligible applicant must:

  • be a full-time faculty or clinical staff
  • be accepted and enrolled in the eMSPH (1 year) program
  • submit a letter of support from immediate supervisor
  • commit to UMMC service for one (1) year after completion of the program of study

Qualified candidates may access the application here. Application deadline is Monday, May 4, 2020, 5 p.m. CST.