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Funding by Type: Scholarships

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

Indian Health Service Health Professions Scholarship Program
Scholarships for American Indian and Alaska Native students enrolled in specific health professions degree programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2021
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Indian Health Service Pre-Graduate Scholarship Program
Scholarships for American Indian and Alaska Native students to enroll in courses leading to a bachelor's degree in pre-medicine or pre-dentistry.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2021
Sponsor: Indian Health Service
Indian Health Service Preparatory Scholarship
Scholarships for American Indian and Alaska Native students who are enrolled in undergraduate or preparatory courses in preparation for entry to health profession schools.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2021
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Kansas Hospital Education and Research Foundation Health Care Scholarship
Healthcare scholarships for individuals currently enrolled or planning to enroll in an accredited Kansas school in a healthcare field. Preference will be given to current hospital employees, particularly those working in a hospital that is licensed for 25 or fewer acute beds.
Geographic coverage: Kansas
Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2021
Sponsor: Kansas Hospital Association
Udall Scholarship
Scholarships for Native American and Alaska Native undergraduate students pursuing careers related to tribal public policy, native healthcare, and the environment.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 2, 2021
Sponsor: Morris K Udall and Stewart L Udall Foundation
Native Hawaiian Health Scholarship Program
Scholarships for Native Hawaiians entering various healthcare professions who agree to work for at least 2 years at an eligible service setting in Hawaii.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2021
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Papa Ola Lokahi, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Iowa Hospital Education and Research Foundation Health Care Careers Scholarship Program
Scholarships for students in Iowa seeking careers in high-need healthcare fields.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Application Deadline: Mar 30, 2021
Sponsor: Iowa Hospital Association
Physicians of Tomorrow Scholarship Program
Scholarships for medical students approaching their final year of medical school. Scholarship awards are made under 7 national and 4 regional categories, including scholarships for students underrepresented in medicine (such as Native Americans/Native Hawaiians/Alaska Natives) and students committed to addressing health equity for underserved populations and economically disadvantaged areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2021
Sponsor: American Medical Association
West Virginia Family Medicine Rural Scholars Program
Scholarships for third-year West Virginia medical students who show strong interest in practicing family medicine in rural West Virginia.
Geographic coverage: West Virginia
Application Deadline: Apr 1, 2021
Sponsor: West Virginia University School of Medicine
David E. Knox Memorial Nursing Fellowship
Scholarships for students pursuing registered nursing degrees with the intent to work in small Alaskan communities.
Geographic coverage: Alaska
Application Deadline: Apr 8, 2021
Sponsor: Alaska Community Foundation