Updated: October 4, 2012
Tweleve freshmen are selected every year and are designated as Jackson Heart Study Scholars. The Scholars may major in any field of their choice.
Scholars 2013 Application
Click Here to Get Application Application Deadline: October 26, 2012
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- Students must be current freshmen at Tougaloo College
- GPA of 3.0 overall
- Students may major in any field of their choice
- Must have an interest in pursuing a health career or related field and/or biomedical research
- Must take all JHSETP sponsored courses: Introduction to Public Health and Epidemiology (Fall-Sophomore year), Biostatistics (Spring-Sophomore year), Research Methods in Public Health and Epidemiology (Fall-Junior year), and Ethics Medicine and Technology (Spring-Junior year or Spring-Senior year). Must maintain a GPA of 3.0 every semester.
- Mentor high school students in the SLAM workshops and other ETP sponsored activities for 10 weeks during the summer following the freshmen year.
- Participate in research practicum for 8-10 weeks for the summers following the sophomore and junior years.
- Attend seminars and other activities designated by the JHSETP.
- Learn about career opportunities in Public Health and other health related professions.
- Work under the mentorship of professionals.
- Earn a stipend: Freshmen and Sophomores will receive a maximum of $350 per month during the academic year. The post-freshmen will receive a maximum of $3150 during the summer. Post-sophomores and post-juniors will receive a maximum of $4500 during the summers. Juniors and seniors will receive a maximum of $500 per month during the academic year.
Requirements to Continue in the Program (updated: February 9, 2011)
- All students who desire to continue in the JHS Scholars program will be evaluated in the following three areas: PERFORMANCE, ATTITUDE and BEHAVIOR. Failure to meet one or more of the criteria will constitute grounds for termination from the program. CLICK REQUIREMENTS LINK for details.
Scholars Highlights and Activities -Updated: March 27, 2013
Current Scholars: List of Current Scholars
Research Spring & Fall Placement:
2013 Spring Placement, 2012 Fall & Spring Placement, 2011 Fall Placement, 2011 Spring Placement, 2010 Fall Placement, 2010 Spring Placement, 2009 Fall Placement, 2008 Fall Placement
Research & Summer Placement:
2012 Summer Placement, 2011 Summer Placement, 2010 Summer Placement, 2009 Summer Placement, 2008 Summer Placement, 2007 Summer Placement
Presentations by Scholars:
2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002
Scholars Honors & Awards:
2012, 2011, 2010, 2009
Publications: Publications by Scholars
Scholars Intern Photos: 2009
JHS Scholars Who Have Completed the Program