Health Professions Recruitment Program for Indians

(1) To identify American Indians and Alaska Natives with a potential for education or training in the health professions, and to encourage and assist them to enroll in health or allied health professional schools; (2) to increase the number of nurses, nurse midwives, nurse practitioners and nurse anesthetists

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who deliver health care services to American Indians and Alaska Natives; and (3) to place health professional residents for short-term assignments at Indian Health Service (IHS) facilities as a recruitment aid.
Examples of Funded Projects

(1) The University of North Dakota recruited Indians into its medical and health care programs; and (2) the Arizona State University recruited students for nursing careers, and provided scholarship support through the grant.

Grants for this Program