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  • National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program (NHSC SP)

    From Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)

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    The National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program (NHSC SP) is a competitive federal program that awards scholarships to students pursuing eligible primary care health professions training leading to a postgraduate degree or postgraduate certificate from a school or program in Nurse-Midwifery (CNM) or Nurse Practitioner (NP).

    Details (not all-inclusive)

    • This program covers the costs of four (4) years worth of tuition, fees and other “reasonable education costs" as well as a monthly stipend
    • Applicants must agree to serve in an “area of greatest need” after program completion, certification, etc.

    Eligibility (not all-inclusive)

    • A United States (U.S.) citizen (U.S. born or naturalized) or U.S. national
    • Enrolled as a full-time student (or accepted for enrollment)
    • Attending—or accepted to attend—an accredited school or program in one of the 50 states, the District of Columbia (D.C.), or a U.S. territory

    Nurse Practitioner

    • Program of nurse practitioner education, pursuing a postgraduate degree or postgraduate certificate
    • Must be accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
    • Must lead to national certification by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, or the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board as a nurse practitioner in one of the following specialties:
      • Adult medicine
      • Family medicine
      • Geriatrics
      • Primary care pediatrics
      • Psychiatric mental health
      • Women's health

    Certified Nurse Midwife

    • Program of nurse-midwifery education, pursuing a postgraduate degree or postgraduate certificate
    • Must be accredited by the American College of Nurse-Midwives, Division of Accreditation
    • Must lead to national certification by the American Midwifery Certification Board (AMCB)
    • State Nationwide
    • Deadline 05/22/2021
    • Amount $0
    • Requirements Graduate, Doctoral, Essay, Recommendations, References, Transcript, Specific School, Work Commitment, US Citizenship
    • Contact Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
      5600 Fishers Lane
      Rockville, MD 20857
      CONTACT: Customer Care Center Monday through Friday (except Federal holidays), 8:00 am to 8:00 pm - https://www.hrsa.gov/about/contact/bhwhelp.aspx
      1-800-221-9393
    • Scholarship Application


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