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Indian Health Service Pre-Graduate Scholarship Program

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.

 
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.123
Sponsor
Indian Health Service
Deadlines
Mar 28, 2018
Contact

301.443.6197
Online contact form

A list of IHS Area Scholarship Coordinators is available on the program website.

Purpose

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.

Eligibility

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:

  • Pre-Dentistry
  • Pre-Medicine
  • Pre-Optometry
  • Pre-Podiatry

Specific eligibility requirements are outlined in the application instructions.

Geographic coverage
Nationwide
Amount of funding

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.

Application process

Links to the application handbook and the online application portal are available on the program website. Supporting documents should be mailed to the IHS Scholarship Program office:

Indian Health Service
Scholarship Program
5600 Fishers Lane
Mail Stop: OHR (11E53A)
Rockville, MD 20857

Deadline for new applications is March 28, 2018.

For returning applicants:

Tagged as
American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians · Dental workforce · Physicians · Scholarships for health careers



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