RICE – UT PUBLIC HEALTH SCHOLARS PROGRAM
ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR FALL 2017
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2017 by 5pm
Send all application materials to: firstname.lastname@example.org
We are excited to open the application process for the third cohort of the Rice-UT Public Health Scholars Program, a new collaborative
initiative between Rice University and the University of Texas School of Public
Health (UTSPH) in Houston, Texas. This program will allow selected
undergraduate students interested in public health to enroll in up to 5 core
courses at the UT School of Public Health during their senior year and
obtain dual undergraduate and graduate credit. This unique BA/BS-MPH program
will enable accepted students to accelerate and complete their Master of Public
Health degree (MPH) in one year after completing their undergraduate degree.
Candidates must be within one year of graduating at the end of
the Spring 2016 semester.
Minimum GPA of 3.0.
Any Rice major may apply. There are no specific prerequisites.
Application must include:
• List of remaining degree requirements (major, minor and general) required for graduation from Rice.
• Certification of good academic standing from the Office of Academic Advising.
• Student's signature of intent to complete the MPH at UTSPH after graduating from Rice.
1-2 page personal statement describing student’s interest in
public health, reasons for wanting to complete an MPH degree, and plan for completing any remaining Rice requirements while taking courses at UTSPH during senior year.
Recommendation letter from a Rice University faculty member.
During the 2017-2018 year of the program, between 5 and 10
students will be admitted to the accelerated BA/BS-MPH program.
A joint Rice-UTSPH committee of faculty will review applicants.
Admission will be based on the quality of the application
criteria and the student’s demonstrated interest in the field of public
Final admission to the 2nd year of the accelerated program
requires completion of the GRE exam and the Undergraduate degree at Rice.
How to Apply:
Applications should be sent to email@example.com
Deadline for submission is Friday, February 3, 2017 by 5pm.
See the FAQ at: http://students.rice.edu/students/RUPHCP-FAQ.aspx
For additional information, please contact Dr. Kirsten Ostherr,
Co-Director at firstname.lastname@example.org or Dr. Nicholas
Iammarino, Co-Director at email@example.com