ASPPH Early Career Public Health Research Award

This annual award recognizes an outstanding early-career investigator who is a graduate public health faculty member at an ASPPH member school or program of public health.

Criteria for Award

Exemplary and documented scholarly accomplishments that advance the research mission of schools or programs of public health and improves the health of the communities they serve.


Nominees must be full-time faculty members at the level of either assistant or associate professor from an ASPPH-member, CEPH-accredited school or program of public health. View the list of ASPPH-member institutions. The nominee should be within 10 years of their last formal training.

Nomination Process

All nominations must contain the following materials:

  • Nominee and nominator contact information;
  • Overview statement of nominee’s early career research accomplishments (limit 5,000 characters);
  • Nominee’s curriculum vitae; and
  • Two additional letters of support.

Award Details

  • $1,000 Cash Prize
  • Free Registration for ASPPH Annual Meeting
  • Recognition at the Awards Ceremony
  • One night accommodations at the host hotel
  • Travel Stipend

Application Dates

The nomination period for the 2020 cycle has closed.