National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program

To increase the supply of primary care physicians, dentists, behavioral and mental health professionals, certified nurse midwives, certified family nurse practitioners, and physician assistants and, if needed by the National Health Service Corps, other health professionals in Health Professional Shortage
Areas (HPSA) within the United States by providing service-obligated scholarships to health professions students.
Related Programs

Examples of Funded Projects

Scholarships covering tuition, monthly stipends and payments for other reasonable education expenses made to medical school students, dental students, as well as for students of family nurse practitioner, nurse midwifery and physician assistant programs.


Agency - Department of Health and Human Services

The Department of Health and Human Services is the Federal government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially to those who are least able to help themselves.

Office - National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program, Division of Applications and Awards, Bureau of Clinician Recruitment and Service (BCRS), Health Resources and Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services, Room 8A-55, 5600 Fishers Lane,.

Rockville, MD 20857.

Telephone: (301) 594-4400.

For 24-hour toll-free calls from outside MD: (1-800) 221-9393, use for requesting applications.
Website Address

www.hrsa.gov