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Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students

Sponsored by: Department of Health and Human Services

Applicants must be full-time students, be from a disadvantaged background, demonstrate financial need and be studying in a health field, including medicine, nursing, veterinary medicine, dentistry, pharmacy and others. They must be U.S. citizens, nationals or permanent residents. All other criteria are set by individual schools.


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



Average $30,000

Contact Information

Department of Health and Human Services
Department of Health and Human Services
Health Resources and Services Administration
Bureau of Health Workforce
5600 Fishers Lane
Rockville, MD 20857 United States

Phone: (800) 221-9393

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