Mary Ann and Steven J. Allard Fellowship Program in Public Health

The Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy and Mary Ann & Steven J. Allard have established the Allard Fellowship Program.

The fellowship is for outstanding non-traditional students, including veterans making the transition from military service to the classroom, returning adults whose formal education has been interrupted and post-baccalaureate students pursuing a public health undergraduate degree or major, who have demonstrated a personal commitment and/or outstanding academic potential in pursuit of studies in public health at the Bloustein School.

For the 2023-2024 academic year, two (2) undergraduate students in the public health major will be selected to receive the Allard Fellowships. The two fellows will receive $2000 each.

Eligibility: UNDERGRADUATE applicants with a minimum 3.00 cumulative GPA.

Completed application materials should be EMAILED to


The Email message must contain the following in the body of the message:

  1. Name
  2. Mailing Address
  3. Cumulative grade point average

ATTACH the following items to the email:

  1. An unofficial Rutgers transcript (PDF format)
  2. A 500-word personal statement including professional, research and/or academic goals of the student during his/her academic program (MS Word or PDF format)