Ten Gillings Merit Scholarships awarded to new graduate students
|October 06, 2010|
Ten graduate students at UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health have received the inaugural Gillings Student Merit Scholarships. The scholarships were established to help the School recruit graduate students with exceptional promise and potential.
The 2010 scholarship recipients are:
The Gillings Student Merit Scholarships are made possible through a $50 million gift to the School from Dennis and Joan Gillings. School leaders plan to make annual funding available for the awards.
“The School’s degree-granting units considered a highly competitive pool of applicants in making funding decisions this academic year,” said Julie Macmillan, MPH, director of Carolina Public Health Solutions, the office that oversees distribution of the Gillings Gift funds. “The caliber of this year’s award recipients is exceptional.”
For more information, visit www.sph.unc.edu/accelerate or contact MacMillan at firstname.lastname@example.org.