Current first year graduate students in their second full-time equivalent semester or third full-time equivalent quarter for those in two-year programs or for those in longer programs, their next to final year, studying at any AUPHA or ASPPH member graduate program. Applicants must be scheduled to complete the didactic portion of their degree not later than December of the year following the awarding of the scholarship. U.S. citizenship is required. Scholars are selected based on expressed and demonstrated commitment to improvement of the U.S. health care system, as well as leadership, academic achievement, community involvement and long-term career interest in the fields of health policy, public health, heath administration and/or health management. Applicants from health policy, public policy, health administration, business, economics, and law graduate programs (e.g. MPH, MPP, MHA, MBA, MA, JD) as well as joint degree programs (e.g. JD/MPH) are strongly encouraged to apply. In honoring the legacy of David Winston, students of all political ideological perspectives are encouraged to apply. The scholarship embodies Mr. Winston's commitment to public/private partnerships necessary for a high quality healthcare system, bipartisan collaboration in achieving health policy goals as well as and appreciation of the roles of both the government and the private sector in achieving those goals.