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The National Hispanic Health Professional Student Scholarship

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The National Hispanic Health Professional Student Scholarship Program is the only national scholarship program targeted at Hispanic students who are committed to careers in health care and enrolled full-time in dental, medical, nursing, pharmacy, public health, and policy schools. The National Hispanic Health Professional Student Scholarship rewards students in health policy and health professional programs for exceptional academic performance, leadership, and commitment to their community. NHHF is located at the New York Academy of Medicine and is affiliated with the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York University, which has developed leaders in public service, public health, and health services research arenas.

Award / Eligibility Details:           

The National Hispanic Health Professional Scholarship is open to any student, with a 3.0 GPA, enrolled full time in the following accredited graduate programs: Dental, Medical (allopathic or osteopathic), Pharmacy, Nursing, Public Health or Health Policy. Eligible students must be enrolled full time for the academic year at the time of application. Any health professions not listed above will not be considered. High school and undergraduate students are NOT eligible for this scholarship except for BSN students. Applicants are not required to be Hispanic; an affinity for the health of Hispanic communities and an interest in participating in NHHF Scholars Alumni activities is required. U.S. Citizens, permanent lawful residents, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) are eligible to apply.

Deadline: Mid-October each year

Academic Level: Graduate

Type/Purpose: Graduate School Funding

Field of Study: Public Affairs / Policy, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)

Location: United States

Citizenship eligibility: Permanent Resident, US Citizen, US National

Special Circumstances: Underrepresented Group

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