Young Epidemiology Scholars (YES) Competition

Applicant must be a high school junior or senior, who is a citizen or permanent resident (holding a green card) of the United States, and is enrolled in and attending a high school located in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, American Samoa, or the Mariana Islands; home schooled applicants who reside in those countries are also eligible. Original research project that applies epidemiological methods of analysis to a health-related issue in a human population is required; only one project per applicant will be accepted. Program is designed to inspire talented students to investigate the many behavioral, biological, environmental, and social factors that affect health, and based upon this knowledge, to identify ways to improve the health of the public. Award is applicable for tuition, required fees, and on-campus room and board at an accredited college or university located in the United States.


Deadline: February 2

Award type: Scholarship

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Enrollment level: High School Junior, High School Senior

Country: United States Virgin Islands, United States, Guam, Puerto Rico, American Samoa

Interests: Health Care, Epidemiology

Contact Information

Young Epidemiology Scholars (YES) Program
11911 Freedom Drive, Suite 300 Reston, VA 20190 United States
Phone: (800) 626-9795 ext. 5932
Fax: (703) 707-5599