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We offer scholarships to help you pay for your health professions’ education.

Nurse Corps Scholarship Program (Nurse Corps SP)

Eligible nursing students can apply to the Nurse Corps Scholarship Program (Nurse Corps SP).

If we accept you:

  • We pay your tuition, fees, and other educational costs.
  • You work at a Critical Shortage Facility (CSF) when you graduate.

Am I eligible to apply to the Nurse Corps Scholarship Program?

To be eligible, you must:

  • Be a United States citizen (born or naturalized), a national, or a lawful permanent resident
  • Be enrolled—or accepted for enrollment—in a professional nursing degree program at an accredited school of nursing in the U.S.
  • Begin classes no later than September 30
  • Have no federal judgment liens
  • Have no existing service commitment
  • Not be overdue on a federal debt

Note: We give funding preference depending on your financial need.

How do I apply?

Get details and guidance on how to apply to the Nurse Corps SP.

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Native Hawaiian Health Scholarship Program (NHHSP)

We give scholarships to Native Hawaiians pursuing careers in primary and behavioral health disciplines.

Am I eligible to apply to the NHHSP?

You are eligible if you are a:

  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Dentist
  • Dental Hygienist
  • Dietitian/Nutritionist
  • Nurse
  • Nurse-Midwife
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Physician
  • Physician Assistant
  • Social Worker

How do I apply?

Get details and guidance on how to apply to the NHHSP.

National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program (NHSC SP)

Students pursuing primary care health professions training may be eligible to apply to the National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program (NHSC SP).

Awarded scholars provide primary care health services in Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs).

Am I eligible to apply to the NHSC Scholarship Program?

You must work in one of these health disciplines:

  • Physician
  • Dentist
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Nurse Midwife
  • Physician Assistant

Get details on eligibility.

How do I apply?

Find out how to apply.

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