The program will provide select, highly qualified students from historically underrepresented groups will be offered:
- A full tuition scholarship for the MPH Program at Brown University
- Enhanced mentorship
- Internships focused on addressing the impact of racism and other social determinants of health
The program is being launched with a commitment of five fellowship positions available to be awarded in the 2020-2021 academic year. In this first year, eligible applicants will include:
- Current Tougaloo students applying to the Brown-Tougaloo Partnership in Public Health
- Alumni of Tougaloo College who are applying to the Brown University MPH Program
In future years we will look to develop innovative partnerships with additional Historically Black Colleges and Universities as well as Hispanic Serving Institutions. We also plan to expand eligibility for the fellowship program to applicants from historically underrepresented groups from any college or university.