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Application Deadline Now Closed

The online application must be electronically submitted with all required attachments no later than Tuesday, April 7th, 2015 11:59PM ET.


>> 2015 Application Packet 

>> Application Checklist

>> Online Application Form


Review the 2015 Application Packet thoroughly before applying for the Paul Ambrose Scholars Program. All applicants are required to complete the Online Application Form.

It is advised that applicants create a form log-in account at the start of the application. Creating an account will enable the applicant to partially complete the form and return to it later to complete and submit. Without an account the applicant will have to complete and submit the form in one session.

Only complete and eligible applications will be reviewed.


Health professions students who are interested in interprofessional service learning are encouraged to apply. Scholars are selected through a competitive application process. Applicants must be a current student in one of the following areas of graduate study at an accredited institution within the United States:

Health Profession
Allopathic MedicineEntering Years 2-4 in Fall 2015
DentistryEntering Years 2-4 in Fall 2015
Graduate NursingAll Years
Graduate Physician AssistantAll Years
Osteopathic MedicineEntering years 2-4 in Fall 2015
PharmacyEntering year 3 or 4 of professional pharmacy program in Fall 2015
Physical / Occupational TherapyAll Years
Public HealthAll Years. *APTR Member Programs Only
Review the APTR Council of Graduate Programs in Public Health database to determine if your public health program qualifies.

Only candidates who can commit to attending each symposium day in full (June 26-28, 2015 in Washington, DC) at the applicable symposium registration fee should apply.

Review Process

APTR will examine all applications for completeness and eligibility. Each application will be objectively reviewed by a committee comprised of faculty, health professionals, and past Ambrose Scholars.

The review is based on the applicant's statement of interest, credentials and experience, project proposal, and recommendation letter. Reviewers will be asked to consider the following criteria during the review process:

  • Writing Style: proper use of grammar, punctuation and syntax
  • Focus of Essay: concise and coherent
  • Project Concept and Impact
  • Volunteerism: commitment to public service and community
  • Experience related to prevention or public health

Applicants will receive notification about participant selections at the end of April or ealy May.

Contact Information

Phone: 202.463.0550 ext. 137


1001 Connecticut Avenue, NW Suite 610  |  Washington, DC 20036

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