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Benefit Details
Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students
Managing Agency U.S. Department of Health and Human Services http://www.hhs.gov/

Program Description

The Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students program provides scholarships to full-time, financially needy students from disadvantaged backgrounds, who are enrolled in health professions and nursing programs.

The programs makes funds available to schools of medicine, osteopathic medicine, dentistry, optometry, pharmacy, podiatric medicine, veterinary medicine, nursing, public health, chiropractic, allied health, graduate programs in behavioral and mental health practice, and programs providing training of physician assistants.

General Program Requirements

In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a U.S. national, citizen or permanent resident who is a current or prospective student pursuing a degree in nursing or health care. You must also characterize your financial situation as low income or very low income.

Your Next Steps

The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this benefit.

Application Process

To apply for this scholarship, contact the student financial aid office at the school where you are enrolled or intend to apply for admission.

Program Contact Information