Graduate Funding Information Service

August 26, 2020

Hispanic Health Professional Student Scholarship

Application Deadline: September 25, 2020, 11: 59pm ET

In 2004, National Hispanic Health Foundation (NHHF) established the National Hispanic Health Professional Student Scholarship program and its first Gala in New York City for medical, nursing, dental, public health, and pharmacy and health policy students with outstanding academic records, leadership, and who are committed to serving Hispanics. By January 2020, NHHF has awarded $1,378,000 to 290 awardees. The organization awards between 15 to 20 scholarships every year.

he 2020 National Hispanic Health Professional Scholarship is open to any student enrolled full time in the following accredited graduate programs:

  • Medicine: allopathic or osteopathic
  • Dentistry
  • Pharmacy
  • Nursing (including BSN)
  • Public Health/Policy
  • Physician Assistant

Eligible students must be enrolled full time for the 2020-2021 academic year. Applicants are not required to be Hispanic; an affinity for the health of Hispanic communities and an interest in participating in NHHF Scholars Alumni activities is required. U.S. Citizens, permanent lawful residents, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) are eligible to apply. Additional eligibility criteria include 3.0 GPA or Passing (fail/pass system) and exceptional academic performance, documented leadership activities, and a commitment to a career providing healthcare services to the Hispanic community in the US.

For more information about this opportunity, including how to apply, click here.