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
E-mail
wardron@mail.nih.gov
Website
Website

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