The purpose of the Center for Health Equity Transformation (CHET) Equity Changemaker Award is to recognize the efforts of University of Kentucky graduate students, professional students, and post-doctoral scholars in advancing health equity through research and training. Annual awards will be made to individuals whose research seeks to understand health disparities and inequities and whose mentorship has contributed to the next generation of health equity scholars. Changemaker Awardees will be featured on the CHET website.
Selection Criteria – Graduate Students, Professional Students, and Post-doctoral Scholars
This award is to recognize graduate students, professional students, and post-doctoral scholars who are training in the health equity field. The awardee’s research and training will focus on eliminating health disparities and inequities among marginalized and oppressed groups. Awards will be given to those pursuing a career in health equity research. The awardee should be engaged in both the academic community and the communities of those impacted by their work. Priority will be given to those with mentorship experience, and applicants will be evaluated on contributions made within the past five years.
Statement outlining how the applicant has advanced health equity through research and training. Statements are limited to 2 pages
One Letter of Support
Applications are due Friday February 19, 2021
Applications will be accepted online, and materials (CV, statement, and letter of support) should be submitted as PDF files through the online application