IHS Health Professions Scholarship Program

Award Amount


Application Deadline

Monday, March 28, 2016

Awarded By

Indian Health Services

Award Amount

The award includes the following: all tuition and required fees at the institution; a stipend of no less than $1,500 per month for the 12-month period of Aug. 1, 2016-July 31, 2017 (pro-rated for part-time students); and an annual lump sum to cover books, travel, tutorial services, parking permit, and other educational expenses. This scholarship provides financial support for up to four years of full-time (eight years part-time) academic work. To maintain eligibility as a scholarship recipient, the student must: be in good academic standing with a grade point average of 2.0 or higher; fulfill all program reporting requirements; and maintain his/her enrollment status. The student must apply annually to request continued scholarship support until he/she has earned his/her degree and is eligible to pursue post-graduate clinical training or begin his/her Indian health career.


The number of awards offered varies annually. It is anticipated that 233 scholarships will be awarded this year.

Deadline Info

The application deadline has not yet been finalized for this year, but is expected to be the same as last year. The date shown here is tentative based on last year's deadline date. Please check back i ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.