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HIS Professions Scholarship Program

To provide scholarships/loans to students enrolled in health professiona and allied health professions programs.

Amount Awarded: $18000

Number Awarded: Varies each year.

Duration: 1 year; may be renewed up to 3 additional years.

Deadline: April of each year.

Eligibility: Applicants must be at least high school graduates and be enrolled in a full-time study program leading to a degree in a health-related professions school within the United States. Even though non-Indian students may apply for this program, the Indian Health Care Improvement Act requires that priority for the awards be given to Indian and Native Alaskan applicants. Both the number of Indian applicants and the level of appropriations limit the availability of scholarship awards to non-Indians.

Contact Information:
Indian Health Service
Attn: Scholarship Program
Twinbrook Metro Plaza, Suite 100
12300 Twinbrook Parkway
Rockville, MD 20852
301/443-6197
Fax: 301/443-6048
www.ihs.gov