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Health Professions Preparatory 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.1/93.123 OMB


Indian Health Service Scholarship Programs
5600 Fishers Ln.
Rockville, MD  20857

 phone: (301) 443-6197    


To assist American Indians to enroll in courses to prepare for admission into health professions schools in the U.S. Courses may be compensatory (required to improve science, math, or other basic skills and knowledge) or preprofessional (required to qualify for admission into health professions program).


American Indian/Alaska Native (federal/state recognized); Accepted/enrolled in full or part time compensatory or preprofessional general education course or curriculum identified as a priority within IHS; Capacity to complete course of study; Minimum GPA of 2.0 to apply or continue.  Intend to serve Indian people upon completion of curriculum.

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.  Scholarship is available for up to 2 years full time study or 4 years part time study, with reapplication; tuition and fees award, only.  Re-applicants who meet requirements and recommendations are given priority for additional periods of funding.


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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