U.S. Army Health Professions Scholarship Program

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Scholarship Description

The Health Professions Scholarship Program, offers a full tuition paid scholarship to M.D., D.O., Veterinary and Dental school of your choice as long as it is accredited. The program also offers a monthly stipend and reimbursement for necessary school supplies. For M.D. and D.O. students will match in the military residency system and incur a year for year service obligation in the U.S. Army. This scholarship is available to U.S. citizens who qualify.

Scholarship Details

  • Covers full tuition for up to four years, depending on the specialty
  • Includes funding for books, equipment, and other school fees
  • Offers a monthly stipend of $2,608
  • Provides up to a $20,000 sign-on bonus, plus Officer's pay during school breaks
  • Salary increases with promotions, time in service, and cost-of-living adjustments

Eligibility Criteria

  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Requires active duty status in the Army
  • Qualification as a commissioned Officer
  • Must have in progress or completed a bachelor's degree from an accredited school
  • Acceptance to or enrollment in an accredited graduate, doctoral, or medical school program in the U.S. or Puerto Rico
  • Full-time student status during the length of the program

Application Process

  1. Verify that you meet all the eligibility criteria listed.
  2. Prepare and compile all required documentation, including proof of U.S. citizenship, academic records, and acceptance letters from accredited programs.
  3. Contact a recruiter to discuss your application and next steps.
  4. Complete the application process, including interviews and qualifications assessments.
  5. Submit your application by the specified deadline provided by the recruiting officer.

If you’re not in the military, contact an Army recruiter as a first step. If you’re a current Soldier, contact your commanding Officer to inquire about how to apply.

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