Agency Name

Health Resources & Services Administration

Description

The Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students (SDS) program promotes diversity among health profession students and practitioners by providing scholarships to full-time students with financial need from disadvantaged backgrounds, enrolled in health professions and nursing programs. Participating schools are responsible for selecting scholarship recipients, making reasonable determinations of need, and providing scholarships that do not exceed the allowable costs (i.e., tuition, reasonable educational expenses and reasonable living expenses), as defined in this funding opportunity announcement.  

Current Closing Date for Applications: Feb 28, 2011   

Link to Full Announcement

https://grants.hrsa.gov/webExternal/SFO.asp?ID=664AA66F-B316-4FE8-AC44-2FD519756BFD