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Health Professions Pregraduate Scholarship

Native American SUNY: Western Consortium
E-116 Thompson Hall
State University of New York at Fredonia
Fredonia, NY 14063
(716) 673-3170


U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Svcs Indian Health Service


PL 94-437, Section 103.b.2/03.971 OMB


Indian Health Service Scholarship Programs
 5600 Fishers Ln.
Rcokville, MD  20857
phone: (301) 443-6197


To provide financial support for American Indians to enroll in courses leading to a bachelor degree in specific preprofessional areas (i.e., premedicine, predentistry, preoptometry and prepodiatry).


American Indian/Alaska Native (federal/state recognized); Accepted or enrolled in full or part time bachelor degree program to prepare for admission to an accredited medical, podiatry, dental or optometry school to meet priority staffing needs identified by IHS; Capacity to complete course of study. Intend to serve Indian people upon completion of education.

General Information

Online application will be available in December 2015

Application and priority areas available on website. Submit application early for technical review by the Scholarship Program Staff; Must apply annually for up to 4 years full time or up to 8 years part time support. Priority given to Juniors, Seniors. Recipients who meet continued eligibility requirements are given priority consideration for additional periods of support with reapplication; tuition and fees award, only.


Annual awards vary. Funds appropriated by Congress.


February 28, 2016 (continuation application)

March 28, 2016 (new application)

Required Documentation

Complete Application.  See website for complete instructions.

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