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Health Professions Preparatory Scholarship — American Indian and Alaska Native students may enroll in courses (compensatory or pre-professional) in preparation for entry to health professional schools such as nursing, pharmacy and others as needed.
Health Professions Pre-Graduate Scholarship — American Indian and Alaska Native students may enroll in courses leading to a bachelor's degree in specific pre-professional areas such as premedicine, predentistry, pre-podiatry and others as needed.
Health Professions Scholarship — American Indian and Alaska Native students enrolled in health professions and allied health professions programs may apply.
The following are general eligibility requirements for students applying for any one of the three IHS scholarship programs. Applicants must meet both the general requirements and the specific requirements listed for the individual scholarship program they are applying for in order to be considered. The detailed description for each separate scholarship program lists the specific requirements for that program. For more eligibility requirement details please download the Application Handbook (PDF - 3926KB).
Only Health Professions Scholarship Program recipients incur a service obligation of one year for each year of scholarship support received (or the part-time equivalent) with a minimum service period of two years. After graduation, your active duty service obligation is fulfilled as designated by the Director of IHS in one of the following areas:
You can also elect to fulfill the service obligation in one of the above areas that is located on the reservation of the Tribe or serves the Tribe in which you are enrolled.
American Indian, Native American
U.S. citizenship required
Stipends are $39,000 (first year), $40,100 (second year), and $42,300 (optional third year). Research expenses of $3,500 per year are available, as well. (Indirect costs not allowed.) U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status is required.
These awards are offered to M.D.s, Ph.D.s, and M.D./Ph.D.s interested in conducting basic or clinical research related to cystic fibrosis. Awards are offered through the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s network of research centers, or through individual applications submitted to the Foundation.
AfterCollege believes that what's good for students is good for everyone: schools, employers, community, and other students! That’s why we not only help students find jobs & internships, but also offer scholarships to help fund their education. We have awarded more than $1,000,000 in scholarships and student activities through our program to date.
As a job and internship resource, our scholarships are for students who will be exemplary candidates in their field when the time comes to find an internship or job. This means that we evaluate applicants with the eye of a hiring manager, so: watch your grammar, check your spelling, put your best accomplishments forward and you may get paid for thinking about your future!
Open to currently enrolled students in an accredited program, working toward a degree (AA, AS, BA, BS, MA, MS, MFA, PhD, MD, JD, etc.) in any discipline- Minimum 2.5 GPA
March 31, June 30, September 30 and December 31 at 11:59 pm.
Official Scholarship Rules:
The Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards run annually from April and honor young Latino leaders with grants for their college education or to fund a community service effort. The 2013 online application will be available June through Oct 1st and will be open to current high school rising seniors only who maintain an un-weighted 3.0 GPA. Award categories include, but are not limited to: Business & Entrepreneurship, Education, Engineering and Mathematics, Healthcare/Science and Community Service. More categories are added each year and are subject to change without notice. For questions, Please consult our FAQ's.
The Awards are divided into twelve different regions across the country: Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Phoenix, San Jose and Washington DC. Students may apply to as many categories as they wish within any one region (and only one) regardless of where they live. If selected attendance to the regional ceremony is absolutely mandatory.
Three recipients are selected for each category (Gold, Silver and Bronze Medallion) in each of the regions and special recognition ceremonies are held with local business, education and community leaders to pay tribute to their accomplishments. All recipients are eligible to be selected as their category National recipient, receive a laptop computer, and a trip to be recognized at the National Youth Awards ceremony (Location TBA).
The Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards has a helpful Dos and Don'ts section on the application process.
Hispanic/Latino, Mexican American, Puerto Rican
Support for the cost of education by covering unmet need and self-help aid, including graduate school funding.
The Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS) Program selects 1,000 talented students each year to receive a good-through-graduation scholarship to use at any college or university of their choice. We provide Gates Millennium Scholars with personal and professional development through our leadership programs along with academic support throughout their college career.
The goal of GMS is to promote academic excellence and to provide an opportunity for outstanding minority students with significant financial need to reach their highest potential by:
The Gates Millennium Scholars Program, established in 1999, was initially funded by a $1 billion grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
The GMS Scholarship Award Provides:
Students are eligible to be considered for a GMS scholarship if they meet all of the following criteria:
African American, Alaskan Native, American Indian, Hispanic/Latino, Mexican American, Native American, Pacific Islanders, Puerto Rican
Last updated: July 28, 2015
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