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Public Health Three-Year Scholars
Gray Hall, Room 118

Dr. Melissa Hawkins
Director, Public Health Scholars

Public Health Three-Year Scholars
4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20016

American University's Public Health Scholars Program admits a limited number of students each year. Prospective students interested in joining the Public Heath Scholars Program should apply to American University and adhere to all application deadlines and requirements listed at Getting Started with AU Admissions.

In addition to the AU application, Public Health Scholar applicants must complete the Public Health Scholars Program Application (online form).

Current AU students are not eligible to apply for admission into the Public Health Scholars Program, as the program is designed for incoming freshmen.

Learn more about the Public Health Scholars Program by attending American University's Preview Day (typically held in February) and/or the Honors and Scholars Program Showcase (typically held in the October/November). For more information, please visit the admissions page.


Deadline Options
AU Admission Decision*
PH Scholars Admission Decision**
Early Decision I: Nov. 15 December 31 April 1
Priority Decision for PH Scholars: Dec. 15 April 1
April 1
Early Decision II: Jan. 15
February 15 April 1
Regular Decision: Jan. 15
April 1 April 1

*Early decision candidates who are eligible are also notified of their financial aid and merit scholarship status at the point of admission.

**It is possible to be accepted for admission to American University and not be accepted to the Public Health Scholars Program.