Listed below are some funding opportunities within the Department of Environmental Health.  Others may exist.  Applicants are encourage to speak with individual faculty members for specific opportunities. 

Education Resource Center (ERC): 
Qualified individuals (U.S. citizens and permanent residents) undertaking an approved degree program in occupational epidemiology, occupational and environmental medicine, occupational health nursing, injury prevention, occupational safety and health, industrial hygiene or hazardous substance training may be eligible for traineeship awards that partially fund tuition and health fees.                                                      

Physiology Program:
NHLBI Training Grant for respiratory physiology provides funding for eligible individuals. Areas include biomechanical properties of cells and tissue in normal and inflamed lungs, smooth muscle and airway constriction in asthma, mediators and adhesion molecules during lung inflammation, the effects of inhaled particles, lung infections, control of breathing, and respiratory tract sensation, as well as macrophage, lymphocyte, and neutrophil traffic in normal and inflamed lungs. Cellular, molecular and integrative physiological approaches are encouraged. NIH support restricted to U.S. citizens and permanent residents.

Depending on the specialty area, doctoral students may be funded either fully or partially through research fellowships or training grant fellowships. NIH traineeships are restricted to support for doctoral students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents.  Students may also apply for a fellowship offered directly by the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education of the Department of Energy; please consult

Students are also encouraged to independently apply for scholarships and grants available through other sources (for example; EPA, NIEHS, NIH, AIHA, ASSE, etc.)

HSPH Student Financial Guide:

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA):

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