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National Fellowships and Scholar Programs

Competition Details

National Health Service Corps

Goes By: NHSC
Fellowship Website

Awards scholarships to students pursuing primary health care professions in NHSC-eligible disciplines in return for a commitment to provide health care to communities in need, upon graduation and the completion of training.

Scholars must be earning a degree in one of the following primary care disciplines: Medicine (MD or DO), dentistry (DDS or DMD), nurse practitioner, certified nurse-midwife, or physician assistant. Service commitment is one year for each year of funding, with a minimum two-year and maximum four-year service commitment.

Award Value

Up to four years of support for professional school: tuition, required fees, and other reasonable education costs, all tax-free, and a monthly living stipend that is taxable.

Eligibility Requirements

Requirements Details
Year(s) of Application Senior, Alumni/Non-enrolled

Minimum Grade Point Average



US Citizen
Campus Nomination Required No
Year of Study Funded Professional Degree: Health Sciences
Academic Areas: Health Sciences
Areas of Interest: Public Service
Language Funding No
Location Domestic

Be sure to consult the competition website for complete eligibility and competition requirements.


National Health Service Corps Electronic Deadline
Friday, May 15, 2020
7:30 p.m. ET

Intent to Apply Fall 2020 Deadline
Sunday, November 1, 2020

Last updated: April 23, 2020

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