SCHOLARSHIP PROFILE

National Institutes of Health/NIH Undergraduate Scholarship Program for Students from Disadvantaged Backgrounds

Award to student from a disadvantaged background is one who comes from a family with an annual income below a level based on low-income thresholds according to family size, as published by the U.S. Bureau of the Census. Must be enrolled full-time at a postsecondary institution and have a GPA of 3.3 or higher. Visit web site https://www.training.nih.gov/programs/ugsp for more details.

AWARD INFORMATION

Award Amount $20,000
Number of Awards 10 - 15
Application Deadline March 15
Available to Class Level Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors
Renewability Renewable

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Minimum GPA Required 3.5
Ethnicity/Heritage None specified
Residency None specified
Gender None specified
Religious Affiliation None specified
Location of College None specified
Area of Study Biology, Health and Medical Sciences, Social Sciences, Behavioral Science
Financial Need Financial need analysis is required

SCHOLARSHIP SPONSOR

Organization Administrative Assistant
National Institutes of Health
Address Two Center Drive, Room 2W11A, MSC 0230
City, State, Zip Bethesda, MD 20892-0230
Telephone (301) 402-3831
Fax  
E-mail wardron@mail.nih.gov
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