Tobacco Studies Program

Scholarship Opportunities



The purpose of the Tobacco Scholars Program is to support master’s and doctoral students at the University of Washington in their studies of tobacco and public health in order to develop the tobacco prevention, research, control and treatment workforce.

Tobacco Studies Career Development Award
Maximum of $1000 (up to five awarded per year)

Provides an opportunity for students to broaden their knowledge of the impact of tobacco on public health through coursework and seminars, and supports specific career development activities such as tobacco-related research projects and/or a presentation at a national tobacco control or public health meeting.

Award Requirements:

  • Complete or have completed HSERV 556 for 2 credits or HSERV 558 for 3 credits (please contact us if you have already taken HSERV 558 for 2 credits)
  • Facilitate one TSP journal club meeting on a tobacco related topic of choice and attend the remaining journal club meetings during the year
  • Conduct tobacco related research on a master or doctoral thesis or master’s capstone or be engaged in dissemination related to a thesis or capstone (if you are pursuing tobacco related research that is not related to a thesis or capstone, please contact us)
  • Present a journal club session and one other research, final project, or practicum poster to your Department, School, Program, Agency or Conference (HSERV 558 final project will also fulfill this requirement)

Application Overview

We are currently only accepting applications for the Career Development Award. If you are interested in the Career Development Award, please visit this link for details on how to apply. Please email us at with any additional questions or to submit an application. The application submission period for the 2018-19 Tobacco Studies fellowship will open on October 1, 2018.