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Allied Health Care Professional Scholarship Program

Sponsored by: Illinois Department of Public Health

Applicants must be accepted to or currently enrolled in an accredited Illinois school to become a nurse practitioner, physician assistant or certified nurse midwife. Students must demonstrate financial need, and they may be full-time or part-time students as long as part-time students are enrolled for at least a third of the hours required to be a full-time student. Scholarship recipients agree to set up their practice in designated shortage areas after graduation.


Application Deadline June 30
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Scholarship
Awarded every year? yes
Renewable? yes
Must be repaid? no
Required to attend a specific school? no
Is a separate application required? yes



Max $7,500

Contact Information

Illinois Department of Public Health
Illinois Department of Public Health
Center for Rural Health
Medical Student Scholarship Program
535 West Jefferson Street
Springfield, IL 62761-0001 United States

Phone: (217) 782-1624
Fax: 217-782-3987

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