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;
  • Letter outlining why the investigator should be honored and detailing their early career research accomplishments (limit 500 words);
  • Nominee’s CV; and
  • Up to 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 2019 ASPPH Awards cycle is now complete. Nominations for 2020 awards will open in August.