The foundation is committed to supporting education activities that:
Our efforts include:
Credit: USPHS Commissioned Corps
Six deserving dependents of PHS Commissioned Officers have been awarded a total of $5,000 in scholarship money for the 2013-2014 academic year. We received 12 applications. Winners were chosen by a panel of active and retired PHS Officers. We are collecting donations for next year’s Dependent Scholarship program. Please visit the Giving page to learn more. Click here to learn more about the recipients (pdf).
The Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization. All donations are fully tax-deductible as charitable donations for income tax purposes. Donations are recognized at the annual Public Health Symposium and in the newsletter Frontline.
Children and spouses of COA members can apply for money to support undergraduate or graduate education. More information is available on the Scholarship page.
Established in honor of RADM Jerrold M. Michael (Ret.), this program provides PHS officers financial assistance for continuing education. More about the Fellowship.
The affiliated Commissioned Officers Association won the opportunity for USPHS officers to transfer education benefits to children and/or a spouse. Learn more about eligibility and the process at the GI Bill website.
The Public Health Service traces its roots back to 1798 and the Marine Hospital Service. For more than 125 years, the USPHS Commissioned Corps has been a force of skilled professionals who protect, promote, and advance the health and safety of our Nation.