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Annual Awards Cycle >> 
EXTENDED DEADLINE: December 5, 2021

Chapter Student Recognition Award >> TBD

SOPHE Chapter Award of Excellence >>

SOPHE Chapter Award for Excellence

◦    Please contact Jordan Fuhrmeister with questions:

Every year, SOPHE presents awards to faculty, practitioners, students and chapters in more than 15 categories. Help us spread the word to increase interest and submission for awards!

Consider reaching out to your local Chapter and/or colleagues (faculty/students/health education programs) to apply or help them gather items for award submission. Providing a short letter of reference can make all the difference!

Deadline: December 5, 2021

Professional Awards (Membership requirement described)
•    Karen Denard Goldman Mentor Award (National members)
•    Distinguished Fellow Award (National or chapter)
•    Dorothy Nyswander Open Society Award (Nominator is National, nominee no requirement)
•    Horizon Award (Nominator is National, nominee no requirement)
•    Clarence E. Pearson Program Excellence Award
•    SOPHE Chapter of Excellence (Chapters)
•    Digital Health Technology & Communications Award (Nominator is National, nominee no requirement)

Student Awards
•    Graduate Student Research Paper (National or chapter)
•    Vivian Drenckhahn Award (National members) 3 available!

Annual Conference Scholarships
$800 scholarships provide financial support for associated SOPHE 2022 fees and membership. National or Chapter membership required. Faculty, health educators, students, and more can apply (including those presenting!). For questions, contact We look forward to your application!
•     21st Century Student Scholarship: 8 available!
•     21st Century Practitioner Scholarship: 3 available!