Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students

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 expenses and reasonable living expenses with a cap for the total scholarship award of $ 40,000).
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Scholarships for Health Professions Students from Disadvantaged Backgrounds

Department of Health and Human Services

Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
For the RFA and all requested forms, please see the attachments.

Additional Information of Eligibility:
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.

A listing of the eligible program disciplines for which individual separate applications can be found in the NOFO

Full Opportunity Web Address:


Agency Email Description:
Contact Denise Sorrell at (301)443-2909 or email

Agency Email:

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Application Due Date:

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