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The Office of Public Health Practice & Training

Practicum Awards Nominations

2017 MPH Practicum Awards nominations are closed.
Application deadline was Monday, March 13, 2017 at 11:59 p.m.

The Office of Public Health Practice and Training, in partnership with the MPH Program Office and SOURCE, recognize up to 5 MPH students each year for outstanding public health practice contributions made through their practicum experiences.


Nomination Requirements:

MPH Practicum Awards are self-nominated, but must include a letter of support from the preceptor/supervisor. To be considered, students should submit the following information to

  1. Statement (up to one page single-spaced, 1-inch margins, 12-point font) that describes the following:
    1. Title of Practicum Project
    2. Practicum experience activities completed
    3. Project impact assessment (e.g., implications for policy, practice, future programming, etc.)
    4. Self-reflection (for group submissions, please share how the project enriched the group's MPH experience):
      1. How the project enriched your MPH experience
      2. How the project impacted your future career goals and objectives
  2. Resume/CV (for group submissions, please provide a resume/CV for each student in the group)
    Note: The above documents should all be submitted as attachments to a single email to
  3. A letter of support from your preceptor/supervisor which should be emailed separately to before the application deadline, with the subject heading “Student(s) Last Name(s) – Practicum Awards Support Letter”.
  4. [OPTIONAL] One additional letter of support from an individual impacted by the project (e.g., stakeholder, community member, etc.) may also be submitted.

Note: Up to 12 finalists will be selected to present their projects to a panel of judges for the final award selection.

Review past winners here.

Please address questions to:

Disclaimer: Any submitted application materials may be shared on the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health website.