Indian Health Service Preparatory Scholarship
Indian Health Professions Preparatory Scholarship provides financial aid for qualified American Indian and Alaska Native students who are enrolled in undergraduate or prerequisite courses in preparation for entry to health profession schools.
Preparatory courses are those required to improve science, mathematics, or other basic skills and knowledge. Undergraduate prerequisite courses are pre-professional studies required in order to qualify for admission to a health profession program.
There is no service requirement attached to the scholarship.
Descendants and members of federally or state-recognized tribes are eligible.
Funding is limited to junior year and above students pursuing the following degrees:
- Pre-Clinical Psychology
- Pre-Social Work
Pre-Nursing students may apply for sophomore year.
Preparatory scholarship financial aid is paid for up to 2 academic years full time or 4 academic years part time. This support covers tuition and required fees for undergraduate and pre-professional education that enables the student to qualify for enrollment or re-enrollment in a health profession program.
Supporting documents should be mailed to the IHS Scholarship Program office:
Indian Health Service
5600 Fishers Lane
Mail Stop: OHR (11E53A)
Rockville, MD 20857
Deadline for new applications is March 28, 2019.
For returning applicants:
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