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Scholarship Opportunities

Scholarship Opportunities
Tel: (907) 729-1301
Fax: (907) 729-3638
learning@anthc.org

ANTHC Scholarship Application Now Open Until May 26, 2017

To help achieve the vision that Alaska Native people are the healthiest people in the world, the Alaska Tribal Health System must also be healthy and progressive. ANTHC’s Board of Directors established a fund to offer 10 $5,000 educational scholarships to qualified Alaska Native and American Indian students, including our staff, who are interested in health care careers.

This scholarship may be used for tuition, books, and fees for professional certificate programs or higher education degrees (Associates, Bachelors, Graduate and PhDs).

This scholarship award is open to all individuals who meet the following eligibility requirements:

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

Notification of Award: All applicants will receive an email notification by July 31, 2017. Selected applicants will receive an email and an official letter.

 Questions? – Please contact ANTHC Training and Development at (907) 729-2930 or email us at learning@anthc.org.

 Electronic Official Transcripts may be emailed to our email: learning@anthc.org

 Mailed official transcripts, may be submitted to:

Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (ANTHC)
Human Resources
RE: $5,000 Scholarship Award
3900 Ambassador Drive STE 101
Anchorage, AK  99508


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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