MPHTC Field Placements

The Midwestern Public Health Training Center
Field Placement Internship Program


Annual Stipend: $3,500 per student 

Number of Stipends Awarded: At least 25 stipends across the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Region 7 (Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska) will be awarded. A minimum of five stipends will be available for students in each state. 

Purpose: This stipend will help support field placement internship projects of students enrolled in the following:  

  • Master’s level public health program 
  • Junior or senior in an undergraduate public health program 
  • TCUs (Tribal Colleges and Universities) 


  • Students must be currently enrolled in a health science academic program in HHS Region 7. 
  • Students must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. 
  • Preference will be given to students doing their field placement project in a rural area with a focus on socio-environmental factors of public health. 

To apply: 

Send a resume and cover letter to Mary Kosobucki at 

Once selected: 

Complete a Field Placement Agreement Form (see the link below). 

 Note: Some opportunities may have additional application requirements. 

 Field Placement Internship Program Documents: