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American Indians Into Medicine

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.970
Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Jun 20, 2019

For programmatic questions:
Jackie Santiago

For grants management or budgetary questions:
Vanietta Armstrong


The Indians into Medicine Program (INMED) provides funding to programs that are designed to attract and recruit qualified individuals into health professions needed at IHS facilities. The programs administered are designed to encourage American Indian/Alaskan Native (AI/AN) to enter health professions and to ensure the availability of health professionals to serve AI/AN populations.

Primary recruitment efforts must be in the field of medicine with secondary efforts in other allied health fields such as pharmacy, dentistry, medical technology, and x-ray technology. The nursing field is excluded.


Public and nonprofit private colleges and universities with medical and other allied health programs are eligible to apply for the grants. Public and nonprofit private colleges that operate nursing programs are not eligible under this announcement since the IHS currently funds the Nursing Recruitment grant program.

The existing INMED grant program at the University of North Dakota has as its target population Indian Tribes primarily within the States of North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Wyoming, and Montana. A college or university applying under this announcement must propose to conduct its program among Indian Tribes in States not currently served by the University of North Dakota INMED program.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award range: $170,000 - $195,000
Number of awards: 2
Project period: 5 years
Total funding available: $397,360

Application process

Links to the full announcement and online application process are available through

Application instructions may be located in the Federal Register and on the package tab.

Tagged as
Allied health · American Indian or Alaska Native · Dental workforce · Health workforce · Health workforce pipeline · Oral health · Pharmacy workforce · Primary care

Organizations (2)

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