Health Communication

Health communication is the study and practice of communicating promotional health information, such as in public health campaigns, health education, and between doctor and patient. The purpose of disseminating health information is to influence personal health choices by improving health literacy.

Because effective health communication must be tailored for the audience and the situation, research into health communication seeks to refine communication strategies to inform people about ways to enhance health or to avoid specific health risks. Academically, health communication is a discipline within communication studies.

Health communication may variously seek to:

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Matching Health Communication Colleges

Northwestern University

Four or more years; Private not for profit; $52,239 average out-state tuition; $52,239 average in-state tuition

San Diego State University

Four or more years; Public; $17,622 average out-state tuition; $5,742 average in-state tuition

Boston University

Four or more years; Private not for profit; $50,980 average out-state tuition; $50,980 average in-state tuition

George Washington University

Four or more years; Private not for profit; $51,274 average out-state tuition; $51,274 average in-state tuition

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Four or more years; Public; $31,681 average out-state tuition; $14,255 average in-state tuition

North Dakota State University-Main Campus

Four or more years; Public; $19,227 average out-state tuition; $7,201 average in-state tuition

Pacific Union College

Four or more years; Private not for profit; $28,839 average out-state tuition; $28,839 average in-state tuition

Scholarships for Health Communication Majors

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Dean's Scholarship - Boston University

Boston University

Up to $25,000 February 01, 2023 See Details
 

Dean's Scholarship - Boston University

Boston University

award

Up to $25,000

deadline

February 01, 2023
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Humanities Scholars Program

University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Up to $22,000 January 15, 2023 See Details
 

Humanities Scholars Program

University of Maryland, Baltimore County

award

Up to $22,000

deadline

January 15, 2023
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Raftelis Leadership Scholarship

American Water Works Association

$5,000 December 20, 2022 See Details
 

Raftelis Leadership Scholarship

American Water Works Association

award

$5,000

deadline

December 20, 2022
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Gannett Fleming Forces of Change Scholarship

American Water Works Association

$5,000 December 20, 2022 See Details
 

Gannett Fleming Forces of Change Scholarship

American Water Works Association

award

$5,000

deadline

December 20, 2022
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Denver Water Centennial Scholarship

American Water Works Association

$5,000 December 20, 2022 See Details
 

Denver Water Centennial Scholarship

American Water Works Association

award

$5,000

deadline

December 20, 2022
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FFA Tractor Supply Scholarship

National FFA Foundation

Up to $10,000 January 12, 2023 See Details
 

FFA Tractor Supply Scholarship

National FFA Foundation

award

Up to $10,000

deadline

January 12, 2023
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Bernard Kilgore Memorial Scholarship

New Jersey Press Foundation

$5,000 February 06, 2023 See Details
 

Bernard Kilgore Memorial Scholarship

New Jersey Press Foundation

award

$5,000

deadline

February 06, 2023
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"You Can’t Label People, But You Can Label Products" Scholarship

Sttark

$4,000 November 30, 2022 See Details
 

"You Can’t Label People, But You Can Label Products" Scholarship

Sttark

award

$4,000

deadline

November 30, 2022
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AWWA Immediate Past President Scholarship

American Water Works Association

$3,000 December 20, 2022 See Details
 

AWWA Immediate Past President Scholarship

American Water Works Association

award

$3,000

deadline

December 20, 2022
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Activity Scholar/Service Award - LIU, Brooklyn

Long Island University, Brooklyn

Up to $5,000 Varies See Details
 

Activity Scholar/Service Award - LIU, Brooklyn

Long Island University, Brooklyn

award

Up to $5,000

deadline

Varies
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