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Health Professions Education Scholarship

Scholarship Description

Students who are enrolled or accepted into Dentist, Dental Hygienists, Nurse Practitioners, Certified Nurse Midwives, and Physician Assistant programs.An awardee may receive up to $10,000 for this scholarship. An awardee commits to work full-time or 32 hours per week after graduating with a degree for a two-year service obligation practicing direct patient care in a medically underserved area (MUA) in California.You must be both a permanent resident of California and U.S. citizen in order to apply for all programs administered by the Health Professions Education Foundation.To be eligible for this program, students must be seeking one of the following health profession occupations:? Dentistry? Dental Hygiene? Nurse Practitiodner? Physician Assistant? Certified Nurse MidwiferyScholarships are available to students who are enrolled or accepted in an accredited professional program.  Priority will be given to students who will graduate within one (1) to two (2) years.  Awardees must sign a contract with the office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD)/Health Professions Education Foundation and agree to the following:? Be a full-time or part-time student (no less than six (6) units) in a California accredited school.? Maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 each year scholarship funds are sought.? Upon graduating, complete a two (2) year service obligation to practice in a medically underserved area of California as a Health Professional providing full-time (32 hours per week or its equivalent) direct patient care.NOTE:  Scholarship recipients may be awarded up to two (2) times which carries a two (2) year service obligation for each award.

Year of Need: College Junior, College Senior,

Type: Merit Based

Num Awards: Multiple

Min Award: Varies

Max Award: 10000

Deadline: 2017-12-31

Website: http://www.healthprofessions.ca.gov/

Sponsoring Organization Health Professions Education Foundation
400 R Street, Suite 460
Sacramento, CA 95811-6213

Contact Person:

Phone: (800) 773-1669 / (916) 326-3640

Fax: (916) 324-6585

Web: http://www.healthprofessions.ca.gov/

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