Doctoral Research Stipend Program

The purpose of this program is to support health policy and services research by offering a stipend to doctoral students who play an active role in the research of CHAS fellows, CHAS affiliates, and other CHAS-funded faculty members.

ABOUT

Stipend recipients will receive a total of $3,000 of financial support which will be distributed in three $1,000 increments, one increment per quarter in most cases.

NOTE: CHAS Doctoral research stipends are intended to support original health policy and services research that is supervised by a CHAS faculty member or CHAS-funded faculty member; stipends are not intended to support dissertation research.

ELIGIBILITY & EXPECTATIONS

  • Students must be actively enrolled, and in good academic standing with University and are expected to be in residence for the entire period of their stipend support.
  • Awardees must attend weekly Davis Lectures (Tuesdays, 12:00-1:30pm) and other relevant CHAS events.

APPLY

Please submit the following to: chas@crownschool.uchicago.edu

A two page double-spaced proposal describing

  1. the research question
  2. specific tasks you will be engaged on
  3. what products will result from your work

TIMELINE

Application Due

Recipients Announced

Stipend Start Date

Stipend End Date

May 26, 2023

July 2023

September 2023

June 2024

CURRENT STIPEND RECIPIENTS

Lauren Beard

Lauren Beard

PhD Student, Social Sciences Division

“From Institutional Care to Family Reunification in a Post-Soviet Country: Challenges and Opportunities in Restoring Child-Parent Relationships.”

Linyun Fu, MSW

Linyun Fu, MSW

PhD Student, Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy, and Practice

“Barriers and Facilitators to the Implementation of a School-based Mental Health Preventative Intervention for Rural Children in China”

Eunseok Jeong, MSW

Eunseok Jeong, MSW

Doctoral Student, Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy, and Practice

“How Cultural Humility Perspective Helps Understand Mental Health Service Utilization Among Asian Americans”

Caroline Kelly, AM

Caroline Kelly, AM

PhD Student, Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy, and Practice

“How Medicaid Reimbursement Impacts the Accessibility of Mental Health Services within Chicago-area Schools”

Ariel Maschke, AM

Ariel Maschke, AM

PhD Student, Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy, and Practice

“A Qualitative Study of Federal and State Agencies’ Funding Experiences for Opioid Use Disorder Services Among Justice-Involved Populations.”

Melanie Nadon, MPA

Melanie Nadon, MPA

PhD Candidate, Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy, and Practice

“The Intersections of State-Level Variations in Safety Net Generosity and Child Welfare Service Utilization for Youth Aging out of Foster Care: An Equity-Framework Analysis”

Lauren Peterson, MPH, MA

Lauren Peterson, MPH, MA

Doctoral Student, Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy, and Practice

“Gender Differences in Health Care Use and Spending for Medicaid Patients Diagnosed with Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) by Principal Outpatient Care Setting”

Anne Ruelle

Anne Ruelle

Doctoral Student, Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy, and Practice

“Gang Members and Their Families: Implications for Wellbeing in Reintegration”

Daniel Scott, LMSW

Daniel Scott, LMSW

PhD Student, Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy, and Practice

“No One Likes Surprises?: Surprise Billing, Private Equity and the Embrittling of U.S. Healthcare”

Durrell Malik Washington Sr., MSW

Durrell Malik Washington Sr., MSW

PhD Candidate, Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy, and Practice

“Parental Incarceration and other Influences of Legal Socialization in Urban Youth”