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National Health Service Corps Scholarships

Description

The National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program is a competitive U.S. Government program that awards scholarships to students in training to be allopathic and osteopathic physicians, dentists, certified nurse-midwives, certified family nurse practitioners, or physician assistants. The scholarship consists of payment for tuition, fees, other reasonable educational costs, and a monthly support stipend. In return, the students agree to provide one (1) year of service in the Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) of greatest need to which they are assigned for each school year or partial school year of scholarship support received, with a minimum 2-year service commitment and a maximum 4-year commitment.

Who can apply: Seniors planning to attend graduate school to earn certification for the careers mentioned above who would also like to serve communities in need.