July 15, 2015 Gen-I NOW: APHA Annual Meeting & Exposition Scholarship

Nimi’ipuu! (Hello in the Nez Perce Nation Language)This NOW message contains information about the 143rd APHA Annual Meeting & Exposition Scholarship sponsored by American Public Health Association (APHA) AI-AN-NH Caucus

The 143rd APHA Annual Meeting & Exposition Scholarship is an opportunity for American Indian-Alaska Native-Native Hawaiian (AIANNH) youth to attend the APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition in Chicago, Illinois from October 31-November 4, 2015. The APHA Annual Meeting addresses current and emerging health science, policy, and practice issues in an effort to prevent disease and promote health. In addition it provides numerous opportunities to learn about public health careers, research careers and to network with AIANNH health professional role models and elders.

PurposeThe APHA AIANNH Caucus Student Scholarship will provide AIANNH students interested in public health with assistance towards the costs of traveling to and attending the APHA Annual Meeting. APHA hopes to inspire AIANNH students to pursue careers related to health science and health policy.

ApplicationApplication information can be found here.

Application Deadline: July 27, 2015 by 2 P.M.

We encourage you to visit our website (www.cnay.org) for a comprehensive list of available resources (scholarships, fellowships, summer programs, grant opportunities, etc.). Thank you for your continued support and interest in the Center for Native American Youth and Generation Indigenous.

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Center for Native American Youth

About the CNAYFounded by former US Senator Byron Dorgan, CNAY is a policy program within the Aspen Institute, headquartered in Washington, DC. While a part of The Aspen Institute, CNAY is also overseen by a Board of Advisors. The goal of CNAY is to bring greater national attention to the issues facing Native American youth, and to foster solutions, with special emphasis on youth suicide prevention. How you can help.

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