2022 Family Member Scholarship Award Recipients

The PHS Commissioned Officers Foundation for the Advancement of Public Health (COF) announces awards for the 2022 Family Member Scholarship. Click below to learn more about this year’s recipients.

2022 Family Scholarship Recipients

Application Process

​Applications must be submitted online and include the following items:

  • A 3,000 character (500 word) essay describing academic and career goals and how the area of focus relates to the Public Health Service (PHS) professional categories and/or the improvement of public health. Find the complete list of PHS professional categories at www.usphs.gov/explore-opportunities/.
  • Two letters of recommendation.

  • A copy of a current high school and/or college transcripts as applicable.

  • For high school students or incoming freshmen, a copy of a letter of acceptance to the applicant’s chosen college.

  • Activities/Honors/Employment form (found here).

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Eligibility Criteria

Matriculated students for undergraduate or graduate study in the United States who are:

  • Biological, step, or adopted child or grandchild of a member of the Commissioned Officers Association (COA) of the USPHS
  • Spouse of a member of COA

Selection Criteria and Announcement

Recipients are selected by a scholarship review committee. The application period for the next funding cycle will open in February 2023.

Past Recipients

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