Indian Health Service Health Professions Scholarship Program
Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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 undergraduate- and
graduate-level students enrolled in specific health
profession degree programs.
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
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Individuals who are a member of a federally recognized
tribe and Alaska Natives are eligible to apply.
Applicants must be enrolled in an appropriately
accredited school by August 1, 2022 and pursuing a course
of study in a health profession.
Eligible programs for the current funding cycle include:
- Bachelor degree programs:
- Engineering (Civil or Environmental)
- Clinical Laboratory Scientist
- Master degree programs:
- Nurse midwife
- Clinical social work
- Nurse practitioner
- Physician assistant
- Doctoral degree programs:
- Clinical psychology
- Nurse anesthetist
- Nurse practitioner (DNP)
- Physician, allopathy or osteopathy
- Physical therapy
Specific eligibility requirements
Some jobs may be limited to certain geographic areas
within the Indian Health Service. For questions about
potential service obligation sites, contact email@example.com.
Amount of funding
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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