Varies
Avg. Amount Awarded
315
Days
June 1 2025
Application Deadline
Yes
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NSCDA American Indian Medical Scholarship

Description

The National Society of The Colonial Dames of America has provided scholarship awards since 1928 to assist students of American Indian, Alaska Native, or Native Hawaiian heritage pursuing degrees in nursing or in the field of health care. The applicant must be enrolled in a tribe or village. If not enrolled, the student may be considered if he or she can prove direct tribal ancestry. Applicants may be a high school graduate, in the last semester of high school, or have equivalent education. They must be enrolled in the health professional program, having achieved good scholastic standing in pre-nursing, pre-med; or enrolled in a health care or health education program. They must be expected to graduate two years after enrollment if they are in an Associate Degree program; or they must be expected to graduate in four years if they are pursuing a BS degree. Post-graduate students are also eligible. They must also be recommended by two or three of their counselors, teachers or other school officials. Applicants must be focused on a career goal directly related to the healthcare needs of the American Indian, Alaskan Native, or Hawaiian Native community. Applications for the Fall term must be submitted by June 1st. Applications for the Spring term must be submitted by December 1st. Please visit the scholarship's website for more information.

Amount Details

$1,500
Low Amount Awarded

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student or a graduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university, a four-year college or two-year college
  • CheckmarkRestricted by race for American Indian/Alaska Native students
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying Health and Medical Sciences, Nursing

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Contact Dames@nscda.org
Tel: 202-337-2288
Fax: 202-337-0348 Address 2715 Q Street N.W.
Washington, DC 20007-3071