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J.K. Rash Scholarship

The J.K. Rash Scholarship is awarded to doctoral students in Applied Health Science who are enrolled as full-time students or who are working full-time on a dissertation. Recipients must demonstrate evidence of active participation in professional organizations.

J.K. Rash was the first recipient of the HSD, doctorate of health and safety, in 1949 and was immediately made a member of the faculty, later serving as professor and chair for twenty years. During his tenure, Dr. Rash was involved with approximately 100 doctoral dissertations. This scholarship was funded by Dr. Rash, his family, friends, and former students.