Archive for February 6, 2014

ACHPP and Fast Response School of Health Care Education Reintroduce the Fast Response Scholarship Program

February 6, 2014 Leave a comment

ACHPP and Fast Response School of Health Care Education are glad to reintroduce the ACHPP – Fast Response Scholarship Program!
The scholarship program provides up to 8 annual partial scholarships. The Fast Response Scholarship does not cover student fees.
The following allied health training (part-time and full-time) programs are offered for the 2014 Summer and Fall Cohort:

       Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
       Phlebotomy Technician (PHL)

The goal of the scholarship program is to encourage more ethnically diverse students to pursue careers in health. This scholarship program is only open to students that are either currently in, or have previously participated in Pipeline Programs.  Please direct any interested students to the ACHPP – Fast Response Scholarship Program Application: ACHPP Fast Response Scholarship Application.  Applications for the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) and Phlebotomy Technician (PHL) Programs are due Tuesday, February 26th, 2014 by 9am.

Please note students are required to submit:
•       Online Application
•       Resume
•       Unofficial Transcripts
•       Essay Questions

Also, please note that students must be at least 18 by the time they start their training and must hold a high school diploma or have completed their GED. If you have any questions regarding the ACHPP – Fast Response Scholarship Program, please feel free to email Stacy Songco at

Public Health Associate PAID Fellowship Program’s Deadline is TOMORROW

February 6, 2014 1 comment

The CDC Public Health Associate Program (PHAP) vacancy announcement is OPEN.

The application period is February 3–7, 2014.


PHAP is a competitive, two-year, paid CDC fellowship for recent graduates with a bachelor’s or master’s degree who are beginning a career in public health and are seeking hands-on experience.  Each PHAP associate is assigned to a state, tribal, local, or territorial public health agency and works alongside local public health professionals.  After completing the program, PHAP graduates will be qualified for jobs with federal, state, tribal, local, and territorial public health agencies and will be uniquely prepared to pursue an advanced degree in public health.

Click PHAP_Associate_eflyer_2014 for more information. 

Additional information about the program may be found on the PHAP website. Candidates must apply for PHAP through the USAJobs website

Please share this information with anyone that might be interested in applying.