Health Professions Pregraduate Scholarship


Native American SUNY: Western Consortium
E-116 Thompson Hall
SUNY Fredonia
Fredonia, NY 14063
(716) 673-3170

Sponsor

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

Title

HEALTH PROFESSIONS PREGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP
PL 94-437, Section 103.b.2/03.971 OMB

Administrator

Indian Health Service Scholarship Programs
801 Thompson Avenue - Suite 120
Rockville, MD 20852

phone: (301) 443-6197
url: http://www.ihs.gov/scholarship

Purpose

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).

Eligibility

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 2013

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.

Awards

Annual awards vary. Funds appropriated by Congress.

Deadlines

February 28, 2014 (continuation application)

March 28, 2014 (new application)

Required Documentation

Complete Application.  See website for complete instructions.


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