Student Opportunities


The Colorado School of Public Health offers a variety of courses that cover injury and violence prevention topics ranging from opioid use to early childhood health to occupational safety and ergonomics. We offer epidemiology, community and behavioral health, and environmental and occupational health courses that hone in on injury and violence prevention issues. For the most up-to-date information, check out the course schedule and coursebook.

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Funding opportunities


Each fall and summer, we award small grants to support students research or evaluation projects in injury and violence prevention. We offer stipends to support students in the Rocky Mountain region pursuing injury and violence prevention projects. Students can apply for up to $1,500 in funding. Priority is given to projects that utilize a health equity lens. Examples of relevant injury and violence prevention topics include domestic violence, youth violence, child abuse, suicide, work-related injuries, and more. 

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Paper stipend

During the spring, we put out a call to submit publishable papers about injury and violence prevention. After an internal committee review, one paper is selected for a stipend to support publication.

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Hoffman Firearm Injury and Violence Prevention Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to incoming or continuing students in a masters or doctoral program at the Colorado School of Public Health. Priority is given to students who: 1) demonstrate high academic potential as a student; and 2) aspire to work on the prevention of firearm injury and death (including suicide) in a federal, state, or local public health agency.

Learn more about our scholarships and how to apply >

Professional development

Practicum and capstone opportunities

We connect Colorado School of Public Health and CU Anschutz Medical Campus students to practicum and capstone opportunities with practice partners, researchers, and other organizations in Colorado that work on injury and violence prevention issues.

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Works in progress group

Once a month, junior faculty and students meet for an hour-long forum to receive feedback on papers, poster presentations and drafts of grants and receive career advice. This monthly discussion is an opportunity to talk with mentors in the field of injury prevention and gain support in your career path. 

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