Scholarship Recipient Announced

The Master of Arts in Women’s Health program at Suffolk University has selected a recipient for its unique, full-tuition Scholarship to Develop Leadership in African American Women’s Health. Ms. Charnell Covert, a graduate of the New School for Social Research, was chosen from a field of over 50 highly qualified applicants. Ms. Covert, a scholar, poet, and activist, created and developed the “Phenomenal Women Mentor Partnership,” where she has practiced social justice health education and health arts work with young teen women of color for seven years. Her career goals include pursuing a PhD in African American Studies and opening and directing a free health/community center that specializes in the holistic health care of African-American women and women of color. The Master of Arts in Women’s Health is delighted to welcome Ms. Covert to Suffolk, and congratulates her on winning the Scholarship.


Suffolk University’s annual, full-tuition scholarship is awarded to a candidate who will focus her graduate studies on enhancing the health and well being of African American women.


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