Scholarship Programs

armed forces

Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarship

Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarships are provided by the Army, Navy and Air Force to students in health services. Applications are obtained directly from the service of choice. Students receive a specified monthly stipend supplemented during annual 45-day active duty tours. Tuition and fees are paid directly to the school by the military. Students are reimbursed for required textbooks and other specified educational expenses. Recipients are selected by each individual service committee. Students incur an obligation of one year of active commissioned service for each year or fraction of a year of program participation. All participants incur a minimum tour of three years. For further information, write one of the following or contact your local recruiting office:

U.S. Army, Department of Army
Gigi Y. Theocarides
Executive Territory Business Manager
Army Health Care Recruiting
19 East 200 South, Suite 1060
Salt Lake City, UT  84111
(Local Recruiting Office - Telephone 801-355-0494, Salt Lake City)

U.S. Navy
HMC Kevin Reid, Medical Programs Recruiter
9046 S. 1510 W, Suite C
Salt Lake City, UT  84088
(Local Recruiting Office - Telephone 801-255-5114, Salt Lake City)

Air Force Institute of Technology
Health Care Education Division (CIMJ)
Wright-Patterson AFB, OH 45433(Local Recruiting Office - Telephone 801-698-7239, Salt Lake City)

National Health Service Corps (NHSC)

National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Priority is given to those applicants who have previously received NHSC scholarships, who participated in the Federal "Scholarship Program for Students of Exceptional Financial Need", or who come from disadvantaged backgrounds and possess characteristics that increase the probability they will continue to practice in a health professional shortage area after they complete their service obligations. Payment includes tuition and required fees paid directly to the school. The student receives 12 monthly stipends ($1,233/mo) and a lump sum payment to cover other reasonable educational expenses as determined by the school. For each year of award, the student incurs one year of obligated full-time primary health care service in a Health Professional Shortage Area to which the resident is assigned by the NHSC and/or specialty. The minimum service obligation is two years. To obtain an application, write or call:

National Health Service Corps
Scholarship Program
2070 Chain Bridge Road, Suite 450
Vienna, VA 22182-2536
(800) 221-9393

National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program

For each postgraduate year serviced in a Health Professional Shortage Area, a percentage of educational loans are repaid. For more information contact:

National Health Service Corps
2070 Chain Bridge Road, Suite 450
Vienna, VA 22182
(800) 221-9393

Indian Health Service (IHS) Scholarship Program

The IHS, an agency of the U.S. Public Health Service, provides comprehensive health care to over one million American Indians and Alaska Natives. Only students of American Indian or Alaska Native descent are eligible. Payment includes tuition and required fees paid directly to the school. For more information, contact:

Wesley Picciotti

Scholarship Program
Indian Health Service (HQ)
The Reyes Building
801 Thompson Avenue, Ste. 400
Rockville, MD 20852
Telephone (301) 443-6197

Indian Health Service (IHS) Physician Loan Repayment

For each postgraduate year served in a designated IHS Retention/Recruitment Priority Site in the United States, a percentage of educational loans are repaid. For more information contact:

Loan Repayment Program
Indian Health Service (HQ)
The Reyes Building
801 Thompson Avenue, Ste. 400
Rockville, MD 20852
Telephone (301) 443-3396

Navy Health Services Collegiate Program

This program provides full time pay and benefits to students attending medical school.  All applicants must be United States citizens.  For more information download HSCP.


Main Campus Financial Aid Office
201 South 1460 East #106
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Phone: 801-581-6211

School of Medicine FInanical Aid
Wendy Clark
27 S. Mario Capecchi Dr., Room #130
Salt Lake City, UT 84113

Walk-In Appointments in the School of Medicine:
Due to COVID-19, the Financial Aid is working remotely and are not offering walk-in appointments at this time.