Ron Perez Legacy Scholarship

To honor the legacy of former Dean Ron Perez by providing scholarship support to underserved students in the Zilber College of Public Health.

1. Undergraduate or Graduate student enrolled in the BSPH, MPH, and PHD in Biostats, CBHP, EHS, and Epi Zilber College of Public Health.
2. One or more of the following: first-generation student, high level of financial need, significant barrier to achieving higher education (foster care, single-family household, incarcerated parent, family caregiver, etc.) or life experiences including personal adversity or family hardship, extensive community service, or successful career in other fields.
3. Enrolled full-time (Undergraduate: 12+ Credits and Graduate: 8+ Credits) and be in good academic standing at the Zilber College of Public Health.

To be considered for this and all other Zilber College of Public Health scholarships, students must complete the entire General Application.

Donor
Ron Perez Legacy Fund
Award
Varies
Schools, Colleges, Departments, and Areas
First-Generation Student Scholarships, Graduate Student Scholarships, Need-Based Scholarships, Public Health Programs, UWM Foundation Scholarships, Joseph J. Zilber College of Public Health
Deadline
02/01/2024
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please explain if you have had any significant barriers to achieving higher education, including but not limited to experience in the foster care system, living in a single parent household, having an incarcerated parent, or responsibilities for providing financial support or primary care to other household members.
  2. How will your life experiences shape your work as a public health professional? Reflect on life experiences, including personal adversity or family hardship, community service, or successful careers in other fields and any other life experience that you think is relevant.