Indian Health Service Pre-Graduate Scholarship Program
The Pre-Graduate Scholarship Program provides financial support for American Indian and Alaska Native (federally or state-recognized) students to enroll in courses leading to a bachelor's degree in specific pre-professional areas, such as pre-medicine, pre-dentistry, and others as needed by Indian health programs. There is no service requirement attached to the scholarship.
Descendants and members of federally or state-recognized tribes are eligible. Applicants must have been accepted into a pre-graduate program leading to a baccalaureate degree in one of the following:
Financial aid is paid for the 10-month period from August 1 through May 31 of the next academic year, for up to 4 academic years full-time or 8 academic years part-time. This support covers tuition and required fees for health profession courses and additional educational and living expenses.
Scholarship recipients are also eligible to request funding for summer courses.
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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