Indian Health Service Scholarships

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March 28, 2019

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  • Scholarship Description
  • The Indian Health Service (IHS) offers three scholarships for American Indian and Alaska Native students in order to educate and train health professionals to staff Indian health programs. We strive to develop our next generation of leaders, as well as help make the pursuit of a meaningful career in Indian health attainable for American Indian and Alaska Native students. There are three scholarships: the Preparatory Scholarship, the Pre-Graduate Scholarship, and the Health Professions Scholarship.

    1. Preparatory Scholarship:
    Our Preparatory scholarship provides financial aid to qualified American Indian and Alaska Native undergraduate students. Recipients must be members or descendants of federally recognized, state recognized or terminated tribes enrolled in preparatory courses or prerequisite courses leading to enrollment in an eligible health professions degree program.

    2. Pre-Graduate Scholarship:
    Our Pre-Graduate scholarship provides financial aid to qualified American Indian and Alaska Native undergraduate students. Recipients must be members or descendants of federally recognized, state recognized or terminated tribes enrolled in courses leading to a bachelor's degree in pre-medicine, pre-dentistry, pre-podiatry, and other subjects needed by the Indian health programs.

    3. Health Professions Scholarship:
    Our Health Professions scholarship provides financial aid to qualified American Indian and Alaska Native undergraduate- and graduate-level students. Recipients must be members of federally recognized tribes 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 post-graduate clinical training.

    Academic requirements:
    -Be a high school graduate or the equivalent
    -Have a minimum 2.0 GPA
    -Be capable of completing a health profession degree program
    -Intend to serve Indian people as a health professional in your chosen discipline

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
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  • Scholarship Committee
  • 5600 Fishers Lane
  • Rockville, MD 20857
  • 301-443-6197

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