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Wisconsin Health Services Scholarship Program

State of Wisconsin Higher Educational Aids Board
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

Joy Dyer


The Health Services Scholarship Program (HSSP) provides scholarships for specific health professions students in Wisconsin who agree to work in a health shortage area after completion of their academic programs.


Eligibility requirements include:

  • Wisconsin resident
  • Currently in a dental, psychiatry, or medical school to become a dentist, primary care physician, or psychiatrist or are in a graduate program to become a physician assistant or a nurse practitioner
  • In the second year of the academic program or higher
  • Intend to practice in a health shortage area in Wisconsin
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Dentists, primary care physicians, and psychiatrists may receive $30,000 for every academic year, up to 4 years.

Physician assistants and nurse practitioners may receive $25,000 for every academic year, up to 4 years.

Recipients must agree to practice in a health shortage area in Wisconsin for 18 months for each annual scholarship accepted.

Application process

Links to additional guidance, application instructions, and the application form are available on the program website.

Submit completed applications and required attachments by:

P.O. Box 7885
Madison, WI 53707-7885



Tagged as
Behavioral health · Behavioral health workforce · Dental workforce · Nurse practitioners and other advanced practice registered nurses · Oral health · Physician assistants · Physicians · Primary care · Scholarships for health careers · Wisconsin

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