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Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students

Announcement Number:
HRSA-20-006

Bureau/Office:
Bureau of Health Workforce

Date(s) to Apply:
01/03/2020 to 03/10/2020

Estimated Award Date:
07/01/2020


What is the program?

This program promotes diversity among the health professions by providing awards to eligible health professions and nursing schools, for schools to provide scholarships to students from disadvantaged backgrounds who have a demonstrated financial need and are enrolled full-time in a health profession program or nursing program.

Participating schools are responsible for selecting scholarship recipients, making reasonable determinations of need, and providing scholarships that do not exceed the allowable costs (i.e., tuition, reasonable educational and living expenses with a cap for the total scholarship award of $40,000).


Are you eligible?

For-profit nursing and physician assistant schools are eligible to apply under the SDS Program. All other applicants must be public or non-profit private schools.

Domestic faith-based and community-based organizations, tribes, and tribal organizations are eligible to apply if all other eligibility requirements are met.

Find a listing of the eligible program disciplines in the NOFO.

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Contact Us

Denise Sorrell

SDSProgram@hrsa.gov

Phone: (301) 443-2909

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