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Indian Health Service Scholarship Program

Goes By: IHS Scholarship Program

Be sure to consult the Fellowship Website for complete eligibility and competition requirements.

About this Fellowship

This program provides financial support for American Indian and Alaska Native health professions students at undergraduate and graduate levels.

Deadlines are typically in February, but be sure to check the competition website for the current cycle’s deadline.

The mission of IHS is to raise the physical, mental, social and spiritual health of American Indians and Alaska Natives to the highest level. 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.

Recipients must be members or descendants of federally recognized, state-recognized or terminated Tribes enrolled in preparatory courses or prerequisite courses leading to enrollment in an eligible health professions degree program who intend to serve Indian people as a health professional in your chosen specialty.

Award Value

Scholarship recipients are provided funding for tuition and required education fees as well as a stipend for living expenses.

Eligibility Requirements

Requirements Details
Year(s) of Application Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Professional Degree: Health Sciences

Minimum Grade Point Average



US Citizen
Campus Nomination Required No

Last updated: July 28, 2022

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