The Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students (SDS) program promotes diversity among health profession students and practitioners by providing scholarships to full-time students with financial need from disadvantaged backgrounds, enrolled in health professions and nursing programs.
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 $15,000).
Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
https://grants.hrsa.gov/webExternal/SFO.asp?ID=81FC3CE3-057B-43FC-8A8B-A6BF8C49073EAdditional Information of Eligibility:
Eligible applicants are accredited schools of medicine, osteopathic medicine, dentistry, nursing (as defined by section 801 of the PHS Act), pharmacy, podiatric medicine, optometry, veterinary medicine, public health, chiropractic, allied health, a school offering a graduate program in behavioral and mental health practice, or an entity providing programs for the training of physician assistants.
For further information refer to the Public Health Service Act, Sections 737 and 799B.
Faith-based and community-based organizations, Tribes, and tribal organizations are eligible to apply if all other eligibility requirements are met. Full Opportunity Web Address:https://grants.hrsa.gov/webExternal/SFO.asp?ID=81FC3CE3-057B-43FC-8A8B-A6BF8C49073EContact:
CallCenter@HRSA.GOVCallCenter@HRSA.GOV Agency Email Description:
Contact HRSA Contact Center at 877-Go4-HRSA/877-464-4772 or email Agency Email:
CallCenter@HRSA.GOV Date Posted:
2012-05-23Application Due Date: