Regents Health Care Scholarship for Medicine and Dentistry

Applicant must be a United States citizen, national, permanent resident, or selected refugee who is a legal resident of New York State for at least one year immediately preceding the effective date of the award; and must be enrolled in, or be a candidate for admission to, an approved medical or dental school in New York State. Priority is given to applicants in the following order: economically disadvantaged and a member of a minority group historically underrepresented in the professions (i.e., Black, Hispanic, Native American, or Alaskan Native); member of a minority group historically underrepresented in the professions; enrolled in or is a graduate of the following State-sponsored opportunity programs: Educational Opportunity Program (EOP), Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP), Search for Education, Elevation and Knowledge (SEEK), or College Discovery. Award amount varies. Approximately 100 scholarships are distributed, 80 in medicine and 20 in dentistry.

Repaid through a work-service obligation.

Schedule is based on state budget.

Study areas: dentistry and medicine


Deadline: May 31

Award type: Scholarship

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Enrollment level: Doctoral-level Study

Country: United States

State: New York

Race: Hispanic/latino, Other, American Indian/alaskan Native, Black/african American

Major: Medicine (m.d.), Dental Clinical Sciences/graduate Dentistry (m.s., Ph.d.), Dentistry (d.d.s., D.m.d.), Pre-medicine

Interests: Medicine, Dentistry

Misc: Minority, Economically/educationally Disadvantaged

Contact Information

Lewis Hall
Scholarship Processing Unit
Scholarships and Grants Administration Unit
Education Building Addition, Room 1078 Albany, NY 12230 United States
Phone: (518) 486-1319
Fax: (518) 486-5346

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