February 3, 2015

The Horowitz Center for Health literacy provides the following opportunities to students and faculty in University System of Maryland institutions:

Rima Rudd Fellowship

The Herschel S. Horowitz Center for Health Literacy annual student fellowship for doctoral candidates is intended to support the next generation of researchers who advance the science of health literacy. The 2015 Fellowship carries a stipend of up to $30,000 and candidacy tuition remission (if not covered by other tuition remission).

Health Literacy Summer Apprenticeship

One student is selected to become the County Health Literacy Apprentice; and will train and work with County Health Department staff on research and programs related to health literacy and health communication. The student must be a registered graduate student in the University System of Maryland. The Apprenticeship is for 10 weeks during summer, 2015 and comes with a stipend of $5,000.

Health Literacy Seed Grant

The goal of the Seed Grant Program is to encourage innovative, evidence-based research projects that address health literacy and its close correlate, health communication. It is anticipated that up to $15,000 will be awarded this inaugural funding year, and more than one seed grant can be awarded.