Varies
Avg. Amount Awarded
257
Days
February 28 2025
Application Deadline
Yes
Renewable
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IHS Health Professions Scholarship

Description

The IHS Health Professions Scholarship provides financial aid to qualified American Indian and Alaska Native undergraduate and graduate students. Recipients must be a member of a federally recognized American Indian Tribe or Alaska Native village only and enrolled in an eligible health profession degree program. In exchange for financial aid, scholarship recipients agree to fulfill a service commitment in full-time clinical practice upon completion of their academic or postgraduate clinical training. Applicants must be a United States citizen (US-born or naturalized) or US national to be considered for an IHS scholarship. Documents that will be accepted as proof of citizenship include a copy of the applicant's birth certificate, their current US passport, and their certificate of citizenship or naturalization. A copy of a driver's license or a social security card will not be accepted as documentation of citizenship. Please visit the scholarship's website or contact the Indian Health Services for more information.

Amount Details

$1,500
Low Amount Awarded

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be a graduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university or a four-year college
  • CheckmarkRestricted by race for American Indian/Alaska Native students
  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently
  • CheckmarkBoth full-time and part-time students
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying Osteopathy, Pharmacy, Dental Health/Services, Environmental Health, Health and Medical Sciences, Nursing

How to Apply

What you'll need:

  • Checkmark Other - Proof of citizenship; Faculty or Employer Evaluations
  • Checkmark Application Form
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Contact Craig Boswell
Grants Scholarship Coordinator/Management Specialist
craig.boswell@ihs.gov
Tel: 301-443-0056 Address 5600 Fishers Lane
Rockville, MD 20857