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Name of Program:

Indian Health Service Scholarship Program

Program Web site:


Designation (Fund Source):


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.


The IHS Scholarship Program has closed the application cycle for 2018-2019. The application cycle for 2019-2020 will open in late December.

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


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


(301) 443-6622





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