This scholarship is available for American Indian and Alaskan Native undergraduate and graduate students who are enrolled or accepted for enrollment in a full- or part-time study program leading to a degree in a health-related profession for one of the health career priority categories as determined by Indian Health Services.
Please note: Although the application deadline for this award has passed, we wanted you to know about this award as a possibility for next year. Often, scholarship providers offer similar scholarships each year. This award is scheduled to be updated within the next few months. Please check back for more information at a later date.
- Awarded by:
- Indian Health Services
The award includes the following: a stipend of approximately $1,250 per month for the 12-month period of Aug. 1, 2013 - July 31, 2014 (this amount will be pro-rated for part-time students); all tuition and required fees at his/her institution; and a lump sum of $400 for full-time students and $200 for part-time students to cover other reasonable educational expenses. Scholarship support for recipients in the Health Professions Program is available for up to four calendar years for full time or up to eight calendar years for part time of health professional education. Applicants who are more than four years away from securing a degree are not eligible to apply. Each scholarship is awarded for a one year period with re-application for each continuation. Those students who meet specific continued eligibility requirements and have been reviewed and recommended for continuation will be given priority consideration for additional periods of support. Scholarship recipients receive 12 months of support.
- 150 awards offered annually.
- Sunday, April 14, 2013
Applications are available online on the Indian Health Services (IHS) website. Instructions for filling out the application are located in the application handbook for new applicants, which is avail... Sign up for full scholarship deadline information.