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Regents Health Care Scholarship for Medicine and Dentistry

Sponsored by: New York State Education Department

Applicant must be a United States citizen, national, permanent resident, or selected refugee who is a legal resident of New York State for at least one year immediately preceding the effective date of the award; and must be enrolled in, or be a candidate for admission to, an approved medical or dental school in New York State. Priority is given to applicants in the following order: economically disadvantaged and a member of a minority group historically underrepresented in the professions (i.e., Black, Hispanic, Native American, or Alaskan Native); member of a minority group historically underrepresented in the professions; enrolled in or is a graduate of the following State-sponsored opportunity programs: Educational Opportunity Program (EOP), Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP), Search for Education, Elevation and Knowledge (SEEK), or College Discovery. Award amount varies. Approximately 100 scholarships are distributed, 80 in medicine and 20 in dentistry.


Application Deadline May 31
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Scholarship
Required areas of study dentistry and medicine
Schedule Schedule is based on state budget.
Awarded every year? yes
Renewable? yes
Must be repaid?
Repaid through a work-service obligation.
Required to attend a specific school? no



Average $10,000


Max 100

Contact Information

Lewis Hall
Scholarship Processing Unit
New York State Education Department
Scholarships and Grants Administration Unit
Education Building Addition, Room 1078
Albany, NY 12230 United States

Phone: (518) 486-1319
Fax: (518) 486-5346

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