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Name of Program:

Indian Health Service Scholarship Program

Program Web site:

http://www.ihs.gov/JobsCareerDevelop/DHPS/Scholarships/

Designation (Fund Source):

Federal

Eligible Specialties:

To be eligible to serve with IHS as an allopathic or osteopathic physician, graduates must complete at least one year in an approved graduate clinical training program.

Service Requirements (formerly Service Stipulation):

The scholarship program provides financial support in exchange for a minimum two-year service commitment within an Indian health program in your chosen health professional discipline.

Who Can Apply:

You must be a US citizen. You must be American Indian or Alaska Native.

Deadline(s):

The scholarship application cycle is now closed. All application materials needed to be sent to the IHS Scholarship Program postmarked no later than March 28, 2017.

Repayment/Scholarship terms:

Amount of repayment per year of service:

IHS pays Health Professions scholarship financial aid for a 12-month period from August 1 through July 31 of the next academic year, for up to four years of full-time (eight years part-time) academic work.

How to Apply:

See website on how to apply.

Additional Information/Comments:

Contact person(s):

Name, title:

Robert Pittman

Agency name:

Indian Health Service

Address:

801 Thompson Avenue, TMP Suite 450A,
Rockville, MD 20852

Phone:

(301) 443-6622

FAX:

E-Mail:

robert.pittman@ihs.gov

   
   
 

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