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Indian Health Service Preparatory Scholarship

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Feb 28, 2024

IHS Area Scholarship Coordinators

Other federal contacts

For technical assistance:
Destiny Khalil


Indian Health Professions Preparatory Scholarship provides financial aid for qualified American Indian and Alaska Native students who are enrolled in pre-nursing programs.

There is no service requirement attached to the scholarship.

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Descendants and members of federally or state-recognized tribes are eligible.

The current program cycle is limited to pre-nursing students at the sophomore level or higher who are pursuing a bachelor of science degree.

Specific eligibility requirements

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Preparatory scholarship financial aid is paid for up to 2 academic years.

Scholarship recipients are also eligible to request funding for summer courses. Funding for summer courses must be requested annually no later than April 22.

Additional information is available on the program website.

Application process

Links to additional guidance, program materials, and the online application portal are available on the program website.

Tagged as
American Indian or Alaska Native · Nurses · Scholarships for health careers

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