PURPOSE

The RWJF Award for Health Equity presented by the Asian & Pacific Islander Caucus (APIC) For Public Health (RWJF-APIC Award) is a seven-year program to recognize individuals who have made outstanding contributions toward achieving health equity. 


AWARD

APIC will award an unrestricted cash prize of $3,000 to the annual award recipient(s). The award will be presented at the APIC Awards Ceremony during the American Public Health Association (APHA) 2017 Annual Meeting & Expo on Monday, November 6, 2017 (TBC), in Atlanta, GA. 


ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Award recipients must have successfully implemented a systems change in the past two years that:

Aligns with RWJF’s vision for building a Culture of Health and achieving health equity www.cultureofhealth.org; 
Impacts health outcomes in one or more of the following areas: access to quality care, education, employment, income, community environment, housing, and public safety; and provides a solution or approach that improves outcomes for groups most affected by health disparities.


INSTRUCTIONS AND APPLICATION FORM

Download the application here.
For more information, please see the instructions for the nominations process.  Additional information can be found in the official rules



THE RWJF AWARD FOR HEALTH EQUITY
PRESENTED BY THE ASIAN & PACIFIC ISLANDER CAUCUS
CALL FOR NOMINATIONS


Deadline: June 30, 2017 at 11:59PM EST

KEY DATES & DEADLINES



Nominations due                                      June 30, 2017 at 11:59PM EST

Nominees notified of decision                August 10, 2017 

APIC Awards Ceremony                            November 6, 2017