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Scholarships and Awards

Outside Sources

Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP) - Army, Navy, and Air Force National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program
National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program USA Funds Access to Education
Indian Health Service Scholarship Program Lloyd E. Burton Scholarship

Scholarship Links

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Outside Sources

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.

National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program

  • http://nhsc.bhpr.hrsa.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 $1,250
  • Year for year obligation
  • Student MUST practice primary care (family medicine, general internal medicine, general pediatrics, psychiatry, or ob/gyn) AND serve in an underserved area of the country
  • Two-year minimum
  • Application deadline last Friday in March

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 $1,300
  • Year for year obligation
  • Two-year minimum
  • Must have tribal papers

National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program

  • After student completes medical school and residency (at own expense)
  • Repays up to $25,000/year on educational loans for 1st two years of service
  • Repays up to $35,000/year on educational loans for additional one-year extensions of service
  • Must be practicing family medicine, general pediatrics, general internal medicine, general psychiatry, or ob/gyn AND must be located in an underserved area
  • Two-year minimum

USA Funds Access to Education Scholarships

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. The program assists students from households with annual incomes of $35,000 or less.

For complete eligibility information and to apply online, students should visit www.usafunds.org/scholarships 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