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Indian Health Service/U.S. Department of Health & Human Service Health Professions Scholarship

The Indian Health Service/U.S. Department of Health & Human Service Health Professions Scholarship is a Scholarship sponsored by Indian Health Service/U.S. Department of Health & Human Service.

Award Information:

Amount of Scholarship: Comprehensive Tuition, plus cost of books, travel, and other educational expenses
Requirements: Applicant must be a member of a federally recognized American Indian or Alaskan Native tribe, be a high school graduate or equivalent in good standing at current educational institution, and be accepted or enrolled at least part time in a degree program at a health professions-related school.
Eligibility: College sophomore, College junior, College senior, Master's-level study, Doctoral-level study, Other postgraduate-level study

Sponsorship provided by:

Indian Health Service/U.S. Department of Health & Human Service
Twinbrook Metro Plaza, 12300 Twinbrook Parkway, Suite 100
Rockville, MD 20852
Email Address:
Phone Number: 301 443 6197

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A good place to start is to search for the background of the scholarship. Your best chance of success is a result of finding out the requirements from the start and knowing if you fulfill them. A good first step is to be aware of the reason for involvement of the Indian Health Service/U.S. Department of Health & Human Service and their reason for offering the Health Professions Scholarship. After making sure you satisfy the prerequisites, figure out if you have any likelihood of being awarded the scholarship. Upon determining that there is a good chance of actually being a recipient of the Health Professions Scholarship, then it is useful to use your time.

An important detail of applying for the scholarship is filling out the application correctly. Occasionally the process can be lengthy and boring, but take the time to make sure that the forms are filled out accurately and completely. You don't want to lose out because of carelessness.

Once the application is sent off, figure out the timeframe regarding when the Health Professions Scholarship chooses a winner and distributes any funds in order to know whether or not you will be able to count on the scholarship to help meet any bills associated with your education and what assistance it will provide, as there may be restrictions on how you can use the Health Professions Scholarship. Increasingly, it is tough to be able to take care of the increasing costs of education, and having the additional resources of the Health Professions Scholarship to help with your financial aid can provide significant support. Even if you don't obtain the Health Professions Scholarship, don't give up, search for additional scholarships and your persistence may be rewarded.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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