Congress and President Obama have signed a Continuing Resolution for the FY14 Budget effecting all federal departments and agencies, including Health and Human Services and the
Indian Health Service, which is effective through January 15, 2014 or until a final FY14 Budget has been approved, whichever comes first. Therefore, all IHS staff have returned to
work, including your IHS Scholarship Program analysts and Grants Scholarship coordinator. Your October 2013 IHS Scholarship Program (IHS SP) stipend payroll will be deposited
"on-time", between October 28 and November 7, 2013. The IHS SP staff will begin processing school invoices for payment that were received after September 27, 2013. We thank you for
your patience and consideration as we get "up and running" again!
The application cycle for the 2014 — 2015 academic year will open this winter.
Visit the Apply Now page for information on how to begin preparing to apply.
Eligible Degree Programs
Read the IHS Scholarship Comparison Chart [PDF - 140KB] for a list of eligible degree programs for the
2013 — 2014 application cycle.
Revised Recipient Handbook
The IHS Scholarship Program Recipient Handbook [PDF - 3,724KB] has been revised with updated recipient,
training and service commitment policies and procedures. Download a copy today!
Your Recipient's Initial Program Progress Report (IHS-856-8) [PDF - 130KB]
form is due to your Program Analyst no later than 30 days of the beginning of the fall semester.
Post-Graduate Clinical Training — Eligible Recipients
Your Request for Approval of Deferment [PDF - 92KB] form is due to your
Program Analyst at the beginning of your final academic year.
2013 — 2014 Graduates
Our staff recommends that all scholarship recipients scheduled to begin fulfilling your service commitment after graduation start the job search process as soon as
possible. This includes submitting a Preferred Placement (IHS-856-12) [PDF - 88KB]
form to your Program Analyst indicating the different Areas where you would prefer to find a position.
All scholarship recipients intending on taking summer school courses must submit a Summer School Request [PDF - 68KB]
form no later than April 22, 2014.
The 2014 Summer Extern Program application cycle will be open January 2, 2014 through February 7, 2014. Visit the Extern Program
page for application information.
Federal Register Notice
Reference the Federal Register Notice
for information on the IHS Scholarship Program.
Area Scholarship Coordinators
Area Scholarship Coordinators (ASCs) are available to answer questions regarding the program or your responsibilities as a
scholarship recipient. Contact your ASC to schedule an appointment.