Health Professions Education Scholarship Program (HPSP)

Type Scholarship
Amount $50,000
Duration 2 Years


To be eligible for the Health Professions Education Scholarship, the applicant must:

  • be currently accepted or enrolled in the following California Board or Committee approved program:
      • Certified Nurse Midwives
      • Clinical Nurse Specialists
      • Dentist
      • Dental Hygienists
      • Nurse Practitioners
      • Physician Assistant
  • be enrolled in 6 units or more
  • have a GPA of 2.0 or greater
  • graduate after January 31, 2015
  • not be enrolled in a Doctorate program
  • be free from any other service obligation, except HPEF scholarship programs
  • have valid legal presence and ability to work and provide care in the state of California
  • be willing to work in a medically underserved area for twenty-four (24) months
    • to see if a site is a qualified facility, search here: GEO. (utilize chart below for qualified designations associated to each profession)
  • complete and submit your application through CalREACH by application deadline