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Scholarship Opportunities

Scholarship Opportunities
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Alaska Pacific University scholarship program for Alaska Tribal Health System employees

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ANTHC Board of Directors $5,000 Scholarship Application Now Closed

ANTHC’s Board of Directors established the ANTHC $5,000 Scholarship program to increase Alaska Native and Native American people working in the health care field.

ANTHC awards ten (10) $5,000 scholarships to Alaska Native/American Indian students who meet the following requirements:

  • Enrolled in a formal education or training program
  • Permanent Alaska residents
  • Interested in working in a health care related field

This scholarship award may be used for tuition, books, and fees for professional certificates or higher education degrees for the fall 2018 through summer 2019 terms.

Higher education includes the pursuit of Associates, Bachelors, Masters and PhD degrees.

This year’s application is now closed. Please check back in spring 2019 for more information.


Indian Health Service (IHS) Educational Opportunities:

The Education, Development and Training (EDT) department facilitates the Indian Health Service (IHS) Scholarship and Externship programs for the Alaska Area. The scholarship provides selected recipients who are Alaska Native or American Indian with paid tuition, related fees, a small amount for travel and books, and a monthly stipend for living expenses. As the Alaska Area p Coordination office, we provide support and direction to applicants, continuing scholars, and liaison with the IHS Scholarship branch staff. The selection process and disbursement of scholarship funds is directly managed by the IHS Scholarships branch in Rockville, MD.

The IHS Scholarship program is a very competitive national scholarship program. It funds three (3) health career and allied health career scholarship programs:

  • Health Professions Preparatory Scholarship Program – Section 103 (b)(1)
  • Health Professions Pregraduate Scholarship Program – Section 103 (b)(2)
  • Health Professions Scholarship Program – Section 104

Eligibility Requirements

  • IHS Scholarship Application and Required Forms
  • Must be Alaska Native/American Indian and provide documentation of tribal enrollment or proof of descent from a federally recognized tribe
  • Current Letter of Acceptance from selected educational institution listing declared degree or proof of application
  • Official Transcripts from all colleges attended or high school transcripts if less than 12 college credits have been earned

The IHS Scholarship program application cycle is currently CLOSED. The application cycle is typically open between December – March. Please visit the IHS Scholarship website for next upcoming application dates.

 

 



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