National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program

As funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), the National Health Services Corps" (NHSC) objective is 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 U.S.

by providing service-obligated scholarships to health professions students.
Related Programs

Examples of Funded Projects

Fiscal Year 2008: Scholarships covering tuition, monthly stipends and payments for other reasonable education expenses made to medical school students, dental students (3rd & 4th year), as well as for students of family nurse practitioner, nurse midwifery and physician assistant programs.

Fiscal Year 2009: NA.

Fiscal Year 2010: NA.


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 - See Regional Agency Offices.

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 8-36, 5600 Fishers Lane,.

Rockville, Maryland 20857.

Phone: (301) 594-4400.

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

152 Headquarters Office:
Office of Financial Management: Lisa Walsh, , Health Resources and Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 11-03, 301-443-0197..

153 Web Site Address:
www.hrsa.gov.
Website Address

http://www.hrsa.gov