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STUDENT ASSEMBLY'S NATIONAL STUDENT MEETING

We had a great time meeting you at the 2019 Student Meeting in Philadelphia. Check back soon for updates on the 2020 Student Meeting and 2020 Annual Meeting Student Scholarships. See you in San Francisco!

Date: Oct. 24-28, 2020

OPPORTUNITIES FOR STUDENT DEVELOPMENT

2020 APHA ANNUAL MEETING AND EXPO -- ACCEPTING ABSTRACTS

Looking to present, learn and find inspiration at the largest and most influential annual gathering of public health professionals? The APHA-Student Assembly is now accepting abstract submissions for the annual meeting. Abstract submission is easy! Presenting offers many benefits including enhancing your CV, exploring career options, and disseminating your research. All abstracts are considered for the Outstanding Student Abstract Award (no additional application required). 

For detailed instructions and to submit your abstract, log on to the APHA 2020 Meeting Website and scroll to the bottom to the Start Abstract Submission button. Abstracts are due February 20, 2020 @ 11:59 pm PST. Note that abstracts must be submitted online through the APHA Meeting Website, and late submissions will not be accepted. 

Questions? Contact the APHA-SA Programming Co-Chair, Jennifer Mandelbaum.

2020 APHA STUDENT ASSEMBLY ABSTRACT REVIEWER

The APHA student assembly is seeking volunteers to review abstracts for APHA's 2020 Annual Meeting and Expo. Reviewers take a firsthand look at abstracts and their evaluations help APHA-SA organize compelling, high-quality sessions. By becoming a reviewer, you will:

  • Gain experience to add to your CV.
  • Share and increase your knowledge about public health topics.
  • Contribute to the enriching sessions that inspire and teach professionals in our field.

Sign up by February 10. Reviews happen March 5-31.

Questions? Contact the APHA-SA Programming Co-Chair, Jennifer Mandelbaum.

THE 2020 APHA STUDENT ASSEMBLY ANNUAL MEETING SCHOLARSHIP

Planning on attending the APHA Annual Meeting in San Francisco? Applications for the APHA Student Assembly Scholarship will open this summer!

Eligibility Requirements

The scholarship is open to all current APHA student members who meet the following criteria:

  • APHA student members who attend college or university AND have a current active APHA membership. International students attending school in the United States as well as outside the United States are eligible. Undergraduate students must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours and graduate students must be enrolled in at least 3 credit hours. School enrollment must be verified by including a transcript of the current or approaching semester. 
  • APHA members who graduated during the 2020 calendar year AND are APHA student members. School enrollment or graduation must be verified by including a transcript of the 2020 semester or quarter prior to graduation or a graduation certificate. 
  • Employees and contractors of the American Public Health Association and their families are not eligible to participate or win a prize. Applicants must be current (not lapsed) American Public Health Association members, which will be verified with the provided member identification number.

Submission requirements:

To complete the application, you must submit:

  • An essay shorter than 500 words
  • A recent color, preferably professional photograph of yourself
  • Recent transcript (unofficial are accepted) 

Please contact chair@aphastudents.org with any questions.

For leadership contact information, log into APHA Connect using your member credentials.