Indian Health Service The Federal Health Program for American Indians and Alaska Natives
A Rewarding Commitment
The transition from student to health professional is a time when you prepare to apply all of your knowledge toward a rewarding career as an Indian health professional. Indian health careers offer the opportunity to serve the IHS mission by delivering health care to important, yet underserved segments of our population. As a Health Professions scholarship recipient, your commitment to serve these communities and establish a career as a leader in Indian health is a significant step toward achieving IHS' goal and ensuring long-term personal satisfaction.
Whether you're preparing to apply to a residency or training program, beginning your search for a full-time clinical position or currently serving as a clinician at an Indian health facility, you'll find the information you need to fulfill your requirements as scholarship recipient and enjoy a successful career.
The following materials will assist you in finding the Indian health career or post-graduate clinical training program that fits your personal and professional needs.
Service Commitment Handbook [PDF - 2.6 MB]
Deferment and Employment Forms