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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, 2020

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.

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

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

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.

Application process

Links to the application handbook and the online application portal are available on the program website.

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