is open to all students who are U.S. citizens or nationals and are
enrolled in a fully accredited training program for Physicians
(MD or DO), Dentists, Nurse Practitioners, Certified Nurse-Midwives or
Physician Assistants at a U.S. accredited school.
are encouraged to begin the application process early. On average, it
takes approximately 3 weeks to complete the application
process. Please encourage applicants to locate loan and supplemental
documentation as well as begin requesting letters of recommendation and
official school transcripts.
NHSC Scholarship Program is expected to be competitive. If there are
more qualified applicants than available funding, the Program
will continue to prioritize applicants who are from a disadvantaged
background and applicants who demonstrate a commitment to continuing to
serve high-need communities after their service to the NHSC is complete.
support includes tax-free payment of tuition, required fees, other
reasonable educational costs, and a taxable monthly living
stipend. For each year of financial support, an NHSC Scholarship
recipient serves one year at an NHSC-approved site in one of many
high-need urban, rural, and frontier communities.
Program requires one year of service for each year of support with a
minimum of two years of service and a maximum of four years of support
encourage applicants to participate in the Application Help conference
call when questions will be addressed on March 27, 2014 from
8:00 - 10:00 p.m. ET. To participate, please call 1-877-917-6902 and
enter the following passcode 5854645.
View a member story video featuring
Firoza Faruqui, DO, a pediatrician and NHSC Scholar serving in Portsmouth, VA and see how this provider is impacting her patients and community.
We appreciate your continued support with helping us to spread the word!