Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students

The Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students (SDS) program promotes diversity among health profession students and practitioners by providing scholarships to full-time students with financial need from disadvantaged backgrounds, enrolled in health professions and nursing programs.

Participating

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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 expenses and reasonable living expenses), as defined in this funding opportunity announcement.
Related Programs

Scholarships for Health Professions Students from Disadvantaged Backgrounds

Department of Health and Human Services



Who's Eligible





Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
https://grants.hrsa.gov/webExternal/SFO.asp?ID=664AA66F-B316-4FE8-AC44-2FD519756BFD

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Eligible applicants are accredited schools of medicine, osteopathic medicine, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy, podiatric medicine, optometry, veterinary medicine, public health, chiropractic, allied health, a school offering a graduate program in behavioral and mental health practice, or an entity providing programs for the training of physician assistants.

Faith-based, tribal and community-based organizations are eligible to apply for these grants if otherwise eligible.

See page 23 for definitions, Section VIII, Other Information.

To be eligible, applicants must also be carrying out a program to recruit and retain students from disadvantaged backgrounds, including students who are members of racial and ethnic minority groups.

Applicants must demonstrate that the program has achieved success based on the percentage of disadvantaged students who are enrolled and have graduated from the school.

Eligible applicants are accredited schools of medicine, osteopathic medicine, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy, podiatric medicine, optometry, veterinary medicine, public health, chiropractic, allied health, a school offering a graduate program in behavioral and mental health practice, or an entity providing programs for the training of physician assistants.

Faith-based, tribal and community-based organizations are eligible to apply for these grants if otherwise eligible.

See page 23 for definitions, Section VIII, Other Information.

To be eligible, applicants must also be carrying out a program to recruit and retain students from disadvantaged backgrounds, including students who are members of racial and ethnic minority groups.

Applicants must demonstrate that the program has achieved success based on the percentage of disadvantaged students who are enrolled and have graduated from the school.

Please see funding opportunity announcement for complete eligiblity information.

Full Opportunity Web Address:
https://grants.hrsa.gov/webExternal/SFO.asp?ID=664AA66F-B316-4FE8-AC44-2FD519756BFD

Contact:
CallCenter@HRSA.GOVCallCenter@HRSA.GOV

Agency Email Description:
Contact HRSA Call Center at 877-Go4-HRSA/877-464-4772;301-998-7373 or email

Agency Email:
CallCenter@HRSA.GOV

Date Posted:
2011-01-26

Application Due Date:
2011-02-28

Archive Date:
2011-04-29



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