Armed Forces Optometric Society

AFOS/Salus University MPH Scholarship for all AFOS Members

29 May 2013 9:12 AM | Tyler Miles

Salus University has established a collaborative partnership with AFOS through which Salus University would provide scholarship support in order to pursue an online Masters in Public Health degree.  AFOS/AOA members in every category (Active, Associate, Alumni, Adjunct, Life) in good standing are eligible to apply*. Salus University would offer 50% tuition scholarships, valued at $13, 650 each to qualified individuals who show significant promise of utilizing the degree to advance public health impact at local, national and international levels. The online MPH program usually takes an average of 2.5 years to complete but may be tailored to fit individual schedules. An MPH can distinctively qualify its recipient to provide unique positioning for humanitarian efforts as well as impact health care at a broader community level.

All applicants must complete the University on-line MPH application process as provided at All qualified applicants will be considered for selection by the Scholarship Selection Board which will be comprised of appointed members of the AFOS Awards committee and the Salus University MPH program.  Awardees will be selected based on the applicant’s academic and professional history and achievements, life experience essay and personal statement. Additional program details including curriculum, technology requirements, & online application, are available at

Applications will be accepted from June 5th – June 30th, 2013 for the Fall 2013 Term.  Applications will be accepted for each quarter of the 2013-14 Academic Year

For more information on this wonderful opportunity, please contact Dr. William Monaco at or Dr. Joseph Pruitt at  All Scholarship candidates must include "AFOS Scholarship Candidate" on their application package as well as inform Dr. Monaco and Dr. Pruitt via email in order to be considered.

*Eligibility:  This means being current in your AFOS/AOA dues paid through June 30th (1st & 2nd quarters).  If you are set up on month-to-month or quarterly recurring payment you are also in good standing.
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