NEHA Membership #
Applications must be received by March 1 of
each year. Send one (1)
original and five (5) copies to:
National Environmental Health Association
720 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite 1000-N
Denver, CO 80246-1926
To be complete, your application package
A letter from the applicant's employer
that clearly indicates that the applicant enjoys the employer's
support for this four-week sabbatical experience. No candidate will be
considered without this commitment from the employer. It is important
to the program that the individual selected have the opportunity to
return to his or her position and apply the knowledge, insights and
experience gained as a result of the sabbatical experience.
Assurance that the sabbatical will be
taken sometime between August 1 and June 1.
If selected, assurance that the
applicant will attend the upcoming Annual Educational Conference to
personally accept the sabbatical award and make plans to present a
paper at the subsequent AEC. (Expenses are not covered).
Assurance, in the form of a statement
from the applicant, that commits him or her to a personal interview if
selected as a finalist. The interview would likely take place in
Denver, Colorado (NEHA Headquarters) or Chicago, IL (UL) . Expenses
for the interview are not covered as a part of the program.
Assurance, in the form of a commitment,
that the applicant will honor the only requirement of the program,
which is that he or she must prepare and submit to NEHA a written
report on the experience within three (3) months of the sabbatical for
possible publication in the Journal of Environmental Health.
Assurance that the sabbatical winner
will serve as a resource for the English or Canadian ambassador
planning a sabbatical in the United States.
A completed curriculum vitae.
An essay of not less than 2,000 words
that address the specific subject area of interest to the applicant.
It should offer a discussion on the particular aspects of the subject
area in which the applicant is interested, why, and what the applicant
hopes to learn through the sabbatical experience. You should also
include how this information will be shared, and what other
environmental health professionals can learn from your experience.
Also included should be materials such
as support letters, references, etc. that would enhance the
Assurance that you will attend a future
AEC at your own expense if asked to present a paper on your study and