Scholarships and Grants for International Citizens

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Merit scholarships

The following scholarships are awarded by the Yale School of Public Health Admissions Committee to international citizens. No separate application is required. 

All applicants are considered for merit scholarships as part of the admissions process, but you may reference the list below to ensure you highlight any relevant skills or experience in your admissions application.

Recipients selected on the basis of outstanding interest and passion for public health, demonstrated academic ability, and high motivation for professional achievement in the field of public health. This, our most prestigious award, covers two years of tuition and, room/board and expenses.
Recipients selected based on demonstrated academic ability, personal accomplishment, strong commitment for making significant long-term contribution in Turkey, and high motivation for professional achievement in the field of public health with preference given to citizens of Turkey.
Recipients selected based on demonstrated academic ability, personal accomplishment, strong commitment for making significant long-term contribution in the Central/South American region, and high motivation for professional achievement in the field of public health with preference given to citizens of Central/South America.
Recipients selected based on demonstrated academic ability, personal accomplishment, strong commitment for making significant long-term public health contribution in Africa.

Funding from other sources

In addition to consideration for YSPH financial resources, all students are encouraged to seek outside scholarships from their employer, alma mater, organizations with which they are affiliated, and via web site searches.  

While there is no one comprehensive place to find resources for Public Health students, the list below is a good place to start. 

Before you search

Before you being researching outside resources, be sure to familiarize yourself with the basics of scholarship scams to ensure you’re applying through trustworthy organizations that will keep your information safe.

If you know of a great resource you think should be included, or if you have any feedback on the resources listed, let us know by emailing Jennifer.Farkas@Yale.edu.

Jennifer Farkas

We realize your Public Health education at Yale is an investment. I’m here to make sure you have a plan for your expenses, and help you see how your investment in a Yale degree will help you reach your goals.
— Jen Farkas
YSPH Director of Financial Aid
E-mail: jennifer.farkas@yale.edu
 Phone: (203) 785-5417