National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.547
National Health Service Corps
May 7, 2015

Phone: 800.221.9393


The National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program awards scholarships students who are pursuing one of the following degrees:

  • Medicine (MD or DO)
  • Dentistry (DDS or DMD)
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Certified Nurse Midwife
  • Physician Assistant

Scholarship recipients must commit to providing primary care health services at a Health Professional Shortage Area upon completion of their degrees. Recipients are expected to provide one year of service for each year of the scholarship.


Students pursuing eligible disciplines must also be a:

  • U.S. citizen or national
  • Full-time student at an accredited school
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

The scholarship pays for tuition and education-related expenses and also provides a monthly stipend for living expenses in exchange for a minimum of two years of full-time service at an NHSC-approved site in a HPSA, maximum of four years.

Application process

A link to the online application is available on the program website.

An application help call will be held on March 26, 2015 from 7-9 p.m. ET.
Phone-in: 888.391.6801
Passcode: 8081979

Tagged as
Dental workforce · Nurse practitioners and other advanced practice registered nurses · Physician assistants · Physicians · Scholarships for health careers

For complete information about funding programs, including your application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided for your convenience only. RAC does not take part in application processes or monitor application status.