Funding Opportunities for HB Students

Healthy and Active Lifestyles and Energetic (HALE) Graduate Fellowship

The UAB Department of Health Behavior Seeks PhD Program Applicants for 
Health Education and Health Promotion Degree

Are you interested in:
• Becoming a leading researcher and practitioner in health promotion/education?
• Developing skills to plan, implement, and evaluate healthy lifestyle-related interventions?
• Advancing your theoretical knowledge from related social and behavioral sciences?

Coursework areas include:
• Advanced research and statistical methods
• Social and behavioral sciences
• Obesity, nutrition, and physical activity elective options
Health Promotion and Education degree offerings:
• Flexible course of study designed by the student in consultation with an academic advisor
• Research and grant writing opportunities
• Research experience and additional dissertation support

The fellowship is funded to support advanced studies and research in Healthy and Active Lifestyles and Energetics topics. Fellows receive a monthly stipend, tuition, and health insurance benefits. 

How to apply
Interested applicants may send inquiries (cover letter and C.V.) to for consideration in the School of Public Health in Birmingham, Alabama, USA – the only Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) accredited school in Alabama. Applicants from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Submissions will be accepted continuously.

*Please refer to our regular admission requirements regarding application deadlines.

All applicants must meet the general graduate school admission criteria listed at
General information may also be found at