Tobacco Studies Program


Housed within the Department of Health Services (HSERV) at the School of Public Health (SPH), the University of Washington (UW) Tobacco Studies Program (TSP) provides an integrated, multi-departmental scholarship program focused on the prevention and treatment of tobacco use and related diseases. Students explore topics including:

  • History of the tobacco epidemic
  • Tobacco-related health disparities
  • Marketing and counter marketing influences on health behavior
  • Psychology of addictive behaviors
  • Prevention and treatment of tobacco dependence
  • Pharmacology of tobacco cessation
  • Health and public policy
  • Global tobacco use

Since its inception, the TSP has awarded a total of $100,850 in 25 fellowships and 29 career development stipends to 47 student scholars. There are two different scholarship opportunities, each with different requirements.