National Center for Farmworker Health Award in Geography (SN5524)

The National Center for Farmworker Health Award in Geography was created in 2016 to honor annually a deserving Texas State University geography undergraduate or graduate student for improvement of the health status or advancement of knowledge of the health status of a migratory and / or seasonal agricultural worker (MSAW) population. One scholarship is awarded each spring pending available funding and applied to the following fall.

The purpose of the National Center for Farmworker Health Award in Geography, created in 2016, is to honor annually a deserving Texas State University geography undergraduate or graduate student for improvement of the health status or advancement of knowledge of the health status of a migratory and/or seasonal agricultural worker (MSAW) population.

In a collaborative effort with the Geography Department, the National center for Farmworker Health will work with faculty to create opportunities for interested students to work with NCFH data and resources to stimulate interest and innovation to improve the health of farmworkers families.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • have undertaken a laudatory academic or community service project that is deemed likely to improve the health status of a migratory or seasonal agricultural worker population;
  • have undertaken a laudatory academic or community service project that enhances understanding of migratory or seasonal agricultural worker health needs;
  • demonstrate a personal connection to migratory or seasonal agricultural workers either through family history or a personal or professional commitment

Award
Varies
Scopes
College of Liberal Arts
Deadline
03/01/2021
Supplemental Questions
  1. Have you participated in an academic or community service project that is likely to improve the health status of a migratory or seasonal agricultural worker population?
  2. Please describe the project and your role (please include when the project took place)