AR-AIHA presented a scholarship to Megan Ruffin
at the NLR OSHA Update on August 11.
The Arkansas Industrial
Hygiene Association Scholarship
The Occupational and
Environmental Health (OEH) M.S. degree program is devoted to the recognition,
evaluation, and control of workplace or environmental hazards which may cause
impaired health or well-being or significant discomfort and inefficiency among
workers or the general public. The program emphasizes the study of chemical
exposure, noise and vibration, air pollution, biological agents, ergonomic
stressors, injury risk factors and other hazards likely to be encountered in
work or community environments.
Arkansas Industrial Hygiene Association Scholarship
is provided by the members of the Arkansas Section
of the American Industrial Hygiene Association. The scholarship is dedicated to
providing assistance to students accepted by or currently enrolled in the OEH
Masters of Science program of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS)
College of Public Health (COPH). Applicants must provide a Master of Science
degree plan that emphasizes training in or related to industrial hygiene and
provided by the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health (DE&OH).
Qualify for instate tuition.
Demonstration of financial need
Appropriate academic history
Funds not readily available from another source.
Commitment to industrial hygiene
Scholarship funds may
be requested to cover the costs of:
Tuition charges for courses taken in the Master of Science OEH program.
Text books for courses in the MS OEH program.
Supplies and equipment required for the studentís project.
Travel associated with the students projects.
Travel to professional meetings approved by the faculty advisor.
Travel associated with presentation of results at professional meetings.
Arkansas AIHA's standing Scholarship
Committee will be charged with reviewing the candidates for the scholarship. One
staff member of theCOPH will serve on the Scholarship Committee. Staff members
in the COPH will be responsible for assuring that the students are informed of
the availability of the funds and also in making recommendations to the
committee on worthy candidates. Students will apply directly to the standing
committee. The award will officially be presented by the current President of
the Arkansas AIHA or his or her designee. For more information contact
Brett Tarkington at
501-801-8616 or firstname.lastname@example.org.