DrPH Funding vs. PhD Funding?

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I am very interested in DrPH programs because my career goals involve more community based public health work. I have heard however that applying to a DrPH program basically means you will get little to no consideration for financial aid as opposed to PhD students. Does anyone have experience with this or know if it's true?

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This is true. I have the same dilemma. I applied to JH, UNC, and the Uniformed Services University. I'm limited to the schools that I can apply to due to my current employment with the government. I prefer to go to JH and UNC but because of the lack of funding I expanded my options. USU is a good school and it doesn't charge any tuition.