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The National HCOP Academies

HCOP gives opportunities to people from economically or educationally disadvantaged backgrounds. They can develop skills to compete for, enter, and graduate from health or allied health professions schools. 

Am I eligible to apply?

When funding is available, you can apply if you are*:

  • An accredited school of medicine, osteopathic medicine, public health, dentistry, veterinary medicine, optometry, pharmacy, allied health, chiropractic, podiatric medicine
  • A public or nonprofit private school that offers graduate programs in behavioral and mental health or programs for the training of physician assistants
  • A public or private nonprofit health or educational entity like a community college, technical college or tribal college.

How do I apply?

When funding is available, you apply via Read the most recent HCOP funding notice.

How can I contact you?

Email us

* Note: Always read the notice of funding opportunity for full eligibility requirements.

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