The online application must be electronically submitted with all required attachments no later than Tuesday, March 31, 2015 11:59PM ET.
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:
|Allopathic Medicine||Entering Years 2-4 in Fall 2015|
|Dentistry||Entering Years 2-4 in Fall 2015|
|Graduate Nursing||All Years|
|Graduate Physician Assistant||All Years|
|Osteopathic Medicine||Entering years 2-4 in Fall 2015|
|Pharmacy||Entering year 3 or 4 of professional pharmacy program in Fall 2015|
|Physical Therapy (D.P.T.)||All Years|
|Public Health||All Years. *APTR Member Programs Only|
Review the APTR Council of Graduate Programs in Public Health database to determine if your public health program qualifies.
Applicants graduating in 2015 are not eligible for the program. 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.
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.
Phone: 202.463.0550 ext. 137