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Scholarships

In an effort to reduce sole reliance on student loans, the Office of Financial Aid strongly encourages that students conduct scholarship searches with local civic, religious, fraternal, and community organizations, personal donors, and free scholarship search engines found at some of the reputable sites provided below. While applying for scholarships can be time-consuming, this investment of your time can often pay long-term financial dividends. Scholarship funds replace dollar for dollar the amount needed in loans, reducing your overall loan debt upon graduation. Although the responsibility of searching for scholarships is ultimately yours, we have compiled a list of suggested web sites to assist you in your search. These recommendations do not encompass all potential scholarship opportunities, so we encourage all students to continue to research additional options beyond those listed here.

Service Related Scholarships

The National Health Services Corporation (NHSC) Scholarship Program

The NHSC scholarship program awards scholarships each year to students pursuing primary health care professions training. In return for each school year of financial support received, students agree to provide primary health care services for one year at an NHSC-approved site located in a high-need Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA). For the first school year of support, there is a minimum two-year service commitment.

Eligibility Requirements:

  1. United States citizen or United States National
  2. Enrolled or accepted in a primary care disciplines in an eligible degree program at a United States accredited school

For additional information and/or application materials, please contact: National Health Service Corporation Scholarship Programs through the web site: http://nhsc.hrsa.gov/.

Armed Forces Health Care Scholarship Programs (AFHPSP)

The Army, Navy, and Air Force offer competitive scholarships based on academic performance and recommendations. The scholarship provides a monthly stipend, tuition and fees, books and instruments.

United States citizens that physically qualify must enroll or be accepted for enrollment at an approved college. In return for the scholarship, recipients are obligated to give one year of service for each year of support (minimum two years of service). For additional information and/or application materials, please contact the military branch of interest.

Army – (317) 841-4300

Navy – (317) 670-8973

Air Force – (937) 426-2116

Indian Health Service (Health Professions Scholarship)

The Health Professions scholarship provides financial aid covering tuition, required fees and other educational and living expenses for qualified American Indian and Alaska Native students (members of federally recognized Tribes only) applying to, accepted by, or enrolled in health professions programs.

Students incur service obligations and payback requirements on acceptance of their scholarship award. Graduate students and junior- and senior-level students receive priority unless otherwise specified.

For additional information and/or application materials, please contact: Indian Health Services: www.ihs.gov/scholarship/index.cfm

Additional Scholarship Opportunities

American Osteopathic Foundation Scholarship programs
www.aof-foundation.org/index.cfm?fa=grants.home

Student Osteopathic Medicine Association Scholarship programs
www.somafoundation.org

American Medical Association Foundation Scholarships
www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/about-ama/ama-foundation/our-programs/medical-education.page

National Medical Fellowship Scholarship Program
www.nmfonline.org

Free Scholarship Search
www.scholarships.com/

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