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NIH Undergraduate Scholarship Program

Sponsored by: National Institutes of Health

Applicant must be enrolled or accepted as a full-time student at an accredited four-year undergraduate institution, be from a disadvantaged background, and have a minimum 3.5 GPA and rank top 5% of class. One year of paid research service to the NIH for each year of scholarship required.


Application Deadline February 28
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Scholarship
Number of Applications 300
Required areas of study Health science, science, social science, related majors
Awarded every year? yes
Renewable for up to four years if recipient continues to meet eligibility requirements. Recipient must reapply for renewal.
Must be repaid? no
Required to attend a specific school? no



Max $20,000
Average $20,000
Min $20,000


Max 15

Contact Information

Matt Holder
National Institutes of Health
2 Center Drive
Room 2E24, MSC 0230
Bethesda, MD 20892 United States

Phone: (888) 352-3001
Fax: (301) 480-3123

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