IHS Scholarship Program Branch Chief
The IHS Scholarship Program Branch Chief is responsible for the coordination of the programmatic aspects for the scholarship sections of P.L. 94-437, Title I and for the activities of the Area Scholarship Coordinators. Additionally, the IHS Scholarship Program Branch Chief serves as the authority on programmatic issues and decisions.
Michael L. Bartholomew, MD, FAAP CAPT, USPHS
Branch Chief, IHS Scholarship Program
Division of Health Professions Support
Office of Human Resources
Indian Health Service
5600 Fishers Lane, MS 11E24
Rockville, Maryland 20852
Grants Scholarship Coordinator/Management Specialist
The Grants Scholarship Coordinator/Management Specialist is responsible for the coordination of all business functions of the scholarship program. These functions include application distribution, obligation of stipends, award notifications and payment of invoices and monthly stipends.
IHS Scholarship Program Extern Coordinator
The IHS Scholarship Program Extern Coordinator is responsible for the IHS Extern Program. The coordinator verifies and reconciles data on all externs by IHS Area office. The coordinator also establishes and maintains cooperative and ongoing communications with Area Scholarship Coordinators, as well as other IHS components, government agencies and Tribal organizations to ensure that externs comply with IHS Scholarship Program requirements.
The Default and Waiver Coordinators monitor the default and waiver functions of the IHS Scholarship Program.
Division of Health Professions Support, Director
The director of the Division of Health Professions Support is responsible for the coordination of the Indian Health Service Scholarship and Loan Repayment Programs.
Francine Barnett, MBA, MS, OTR/L
5600 Fishers Lane
Mail Stop: OHR (11E22)
Rockville, MD 20857