College of Public Health Undergraduate Scholarships

The College of Public Health offers a number of different funding sources for undergraduate students. 

Established in 2013 by David R. Devereaux, FOX ’86, the CPH Visionary Research Fund provides research grants to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in the College of Public Health, offering the opportunity to engage with faculty in research that builds knowledge about health, well-being and opportunities for people and their communities.

Established in 2013 by Robert R. Brandis, the Jill Brandis Memorial Visionary Research Fund provides research grants to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in the College of Public Health, offering the opportunity to engage with faculty in research that builds knowledge about health, well-being, and opportunities for people and their communities.

The Mary, Gary and Douglas Ammon and Concerned Black Men Scholarship Fund was established in 2014 by Mary and Gary Ammon and Concerned Black Men of Philadelphia, Inc. to provide scholarships for undergraduate students who have both financial need and academic merit, who are enrolled in the College of Public Health, and who live in the University’s North Philadelphia community, within the 19121, 19122, 19132, 19133 and 19138 ZIP codes at the time of application for admission.

The Nellie M. Bering and Amy B. Hecht Student Emergency Fund and Student Financial Assistance Fund was established by Nellie Bering, former chair of the Medical Technology Department, and Amy Hecht, former dean of the College of Public Health, to provide emergency grants to any students enrolled in the college based on urgent financial need including but not limited to books, food, rent and utilities; and to assist with tuition for students enrolled in the College of Public Health in the departments of Nursing, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Health Information Management.

The Emergency Fund was established in 2016 by the College of Public Health’s Board of Visitors to provide financial support to students with an emergency that will interfere with academic progress. Applicants must be in good academic standing to be eligible.

Financial Aid

Follow these steps to apply for financial aid. Learn how your student status affects your financial aid options and application process. And read about your educational grant and loan options, or contact Student Financial Services with any questions.