Indian Health Service Health Professions Scholarship Program
Ms. Reta Brewer
The Indian Health Service Health Professions Scholarship provides financial aid covering tuition, required fees, and other educational and living expenses for qualified American Indian and Alaska Native students enrolled in a health profession degree program.
Recipients of the scholarship are required to fulfill a service commitment at an Indian health facility one year of service for each year of support, for a maximum of 4 years full-time and 8 years part-time.
Individuals who are a member of a federally recognized Indian Tribe or Alaska Native are eligible to apply. Applicants must be enrolled in an appropriately accredited school and pursuing a course of study in a health profession.
Eligible programs include:
- Medicine — Allopathic and Osteopathic doctorate degrees
- Nursing — Bachelor of Science (BSN)
- Nursing — Nurse Practitioner/Advanced Practice Nurse (NP, DNP)
- Nursing — Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM)
- Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
- Physician Assistant
- Dentistry — DDS or DMD
- Social Work — Master's degree
- Clinical Psychology — PhD or PsyD
- Counseling Psychology — PhD
- Optometry — OD
- Pharmacy — PharmD
- Podiatry — DPM
- Physical Therapy — DPT
- Chiropractic — DC
The award will cover tuition, required fees, and other educational and living expenses.
The required commitment is one year of service per year of scholarship support.
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