April 23, 2010

Two new programs to support students have been funded through Carolina Public Health Solutions, the group administering the $50 million gift to the School from Dennis and Joan Gillings.

As many as two dissertation awards will be granted to current doctoral candidates whose work has strong potential for public health impact. The $5,000 award(s) will be presented in spring 2010.

Any student applying to a UNC graduate degree program in public health also will be eligible to receive merit-based scholarship support. The School plans to make funding pools available each year. Academic departments and the Public Health Leadership Program will consider applications and make funding decisions.

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