Applications for the 2008 Scholarship Program were due July 11, 2008. No new applications will be accepted until next year.
- Applicants selected to receive awards will be notified on an ongoing basis.
- Applicants not selected to receive awards will be notified in October.
- No other notifications will be made.
This Applicant Information Bulletin is provided for information only and will be replaced with a new Applicant Information Bulletin for the 2009 application cycle.
Health Service Corps Scholarship Program is a competitive
U.S. Government program that awards scholarships to students
in training to be
and osteopathic physicians
family nurse practitioners
scholarship consists of payment for tuition, fees, other reasonable
educational costs, and a monthly support stipend.
return, the students agree to provide one (1) year of service
in the Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) of greatest
need to which they are assigned for each school year or partial
school year of scholarship support received, with a minimum
2-year service commitment and a maximum 4-year commitment.
Health Service Corps (NHSC) Scholarship Program Application
Information Bulletin (AIB) is provided to assist students in
preparing their 2008-2009 application. This AIB contains
instructions for completing the application and all required
forms. It also provides background information on NHSC
following changes to this year's application requirements
will assist applicants in understanding and completing the
are required to:
their application through the on-line portal
the following information on Work/Volunteer Experience(s)
Hours Spent per Event
Frequency - On line
to five essay-style questions -- Supplemental Document
a transcript from their last complete year of academic
training - Supporting Document
one Dean/Faculty Advisor Evaluation letter - Supporting
must certify that they are not:
excluded (suspended or debarred) or disqualified by
a Federal agency from participating in covered transactions.
on repayment of any Federal debt. An applicant is considered
to be delinquent on a Federal debt if he or she has
ever been more than 31 days past due on a scheduled
payment. In addition, applicants that are delinquent
on a service obligation and/or Federal debt will not
be selected for scholarships regardless of circumstances.
> Important Notifications
will no longer be required to complete the application booklet
since this has been replaced with the essay questions and
other supporting documents.
supporting documents must be RECEIVED by the July 11, 2008
due date. Any applicant that fails to submit a complete
application by the deadline will be considered non-responsive
and will not be considered for funding under this announcement.
reminder letter for missing supporting documentation will
be sent out.