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Army Medical Scholarships (100% tuition, plus a $1,900 per month stipend)


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Program Name:

The F. Hebert Edwards Health Professions Scholarship Program

Medical Scholarship Amounts:

The Army offers the Health Services Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP), which will pay 100% of a student's graduate school tuition to become a doctor. In addition, the program offers a $20,000 signing bonus plus a $1,992 spending stipend.

Students who complete the program will enter the Army as an officer (Captain) and receive officer's pay.

Students receiving the scholarship must generally commit to one year of military service per school year paid for under the program, with a two year minimum. Students pursuing a dental, optometrical, veterinary, or psychological degree must serve at least three years.

Medical Programs Eligible for the Army Medical Scholarship:

To be eligible for the Army medical scholarship program, a student must attend an accredited university and study to become one of the following:

  • Medical doctor (any specialty)
  • Dentist
  • Optometrist
  • Psychologist
  • Psychiatric nurse practitioner
  • Physician's Assistant (Master's level)

Eligibility Requirements for Army Medical Scholarships:

To be eligible for an Army medical scholarship, a student must:
  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Have a baccalaureate degree from an accredited school
  • Be enrolled in an accredited graduate program
  • Be a full-time student
  • Meet the Army's officer candidate requirements.

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