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Outside Sources

Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP) - Army, Navy, and Air Force

Arizona Loan Repayment Program
Indian Health Service Scholarship Program USA Funds Access to Education Scholarships
Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) Lloyd E. Burton Scholarship

Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP) - Army, Navy, and Air Force

  • Pays full tuition and fees
  • Pays for required books, supplies and equipment, and student health insurance
  • Pays a monthly stipend of approximately $1,900
  • Year for year obligation - student owes one year of service for each year he/she received benefits
  • $20,000 sign-on bonus

Indian Health Service Scholarship Program

  • www.ihs.gov
  • Toll-Free Help Line 1-800-221-9393
  • Pays full tuition and fees
  • Pays for required books, supplies and equipment, and student health insurance
  • Pays monthly stipend of approximately $1,900
  • Year for year obligation
  • Two-year minimum
  • Must have tribal papers

Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE)

A.T. Still University of Health Sciences participates in the Professional Student Exchange Program administered by the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE), under which legal residents of western states without a public professional school in this field may receive preference in admission and reduced tuition at this institution. To be certified as eligible for this program, the student must write to the WICHE Certifying Officer in his/her state of legal residence for the program application form. The number of students to be supported in each state in this field depends upon state appropriations. For addresses of state certifying officers, consult the WICHE Professional Student Exchange Program, P.O. Box 9752, Boulder, Colorado 80301-9752 (telephone: 303/541-0214), or the WICHE website at http://www.wiche.edu.

Arizona Loan Repayment Program

Purpose: To provide an incentive for primary care providers and dentists to provide services in the underserved areas of the State. Program funds are used to repay qualifying educational loans in return for primary care service provision in federally designated Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs).

Eligibility: Arizona licensed and/or certified physicians, dentists, nurse practitioners, certified nurse mid-wives, and physician assistants. General Practice, Family Medicine, Dentistry, OB/GYN, Pediatrics or Internal Medicine are required specialties.

For more information please visit their website at www.azdhs.gov/hsd/az_loan_repayment.htm

USA Funds Access to Education Scholarships

Each year USA Funds will award more than 2,100 new, renewable USA Funds Access to Education Scholarships to qualified students nationwide. In addition to the new scholarships, USA Funds will award renewal scholarships to previous recipients who qualify.

The program offers $1,500 scholarships to qualified full-time graduate and professional students. Applicants for the scholarships must be enrolled or plan to enroll in coursework at accredited two-or four-year colleges, universities or vocational/technical schools.

For complete eligibility information and to apply online, students should visit the Access to Education link on USA Funds' Website.

Lloyd E. Burton Scholarship

The Arizona Public Health Association (AzPHA) – the voice for public health in Arizona - invites current higher-education students to apply for the Lloyd E. Burton Scholarship.  This $500 scholarship is awarded at the AzPHA Annual Membership in the fall.  The scholarship amount is made possible by the BHHS Legacy Foundation and the Arizona Public Health Association.

This scholarship provides recognition to Lloyd E. Burton, Ph.D. for his sustained support of AzPHA by providing a scholarship in his name to encourage interest in professions that improve the public’s health. 

  • Applicants should be Arizona students who are currently enrolled in a degree-seeking program related to public health (e.g. nursing, medicine, public health, health administration, etc.). 
  • Preference will be given to current student members of AzPHA. 
  • A printable membership application is available on the AzPHA website www.AzPHA.org.  Student membership is $25 per year.

To apply for the scholarship, the student should complete the application describing:

  • The student’s interest in public health;
  • Student Member of AzPHA
  • How the student plans to improve the public’s health;
  • Current public health activities and affiliations;
  • Contact information for the student and the student’s college program;
  • Copy of your Resume
  • Official Transcripts
  • Two (2) - Letters of support

Completed forms and attachments should be mailed and postmarked no later than

5 PM on August 3, 2009 to: 

Marisue Garganta, Awards Chair,
St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center,
3200 North Central Avenue, Suite 1000,
Phoenix, AZ 85012.

Questions: e-mail: CommunityGrantsSJHMC@chw.edu

Application PDF