Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students

The summary for the Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data FederalGrants.com provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the Health Resources and Services Administration, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students: 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.
Federal Grant Title: Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students
Federal Agency Name: Health Resources and Services Administration
Grant Categories: Health
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: HRSA-11-074
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 93.925
CFDA Descriptions: Scholarships for Health Professions Students from Disadvantaged Backgrounds
Current Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2011
Original Application Deadline: Feb 14, 2011
Posted Date: Jan 26, 2011
Creation Date: Jan 28, 2011
Archive Date: Apr 29, 2011
Total Program Funding: $46,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award:
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards: 400
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Eligible applicants are accredited schools of medicine, osteopathic medicine, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy, podiatric medicine, optometry, veterinary medicine, public health, chiropractic, allied health, a school offering a graduate program in behavioral and mental health practice, or an entity providing programs for the training of physician assistants. Faith-based, tribal and community-based organizations are eligible to apply for these grants if otherwise eligible. See page 23 for definitions, Section VIII, Other Information. To be eligible, applicants must also be carrying out a program to recruit and retain students from disadvantaged backgrounds, including students who are members of racial and ethnic minority groups. Applicants must demonstrate that the program has achieved success based on the percentage of disadvantaged students who are enrolled and have graduated from the school. Eligible applicants are accredited schools of medicine, osteopathic medicine, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy, podiatric medicine, optometry, veterinary medicine, public health, chiropractic, allied health, a school offering a graduate program in behavioral and mental health practice, or an entity providing programs for the training of physician assistants. Faith-based, tribal and community-based organizations are eligible to apply for these grants if otherwise eligible. See page 23 for definitions, Section VIII, Other Information. To be eligible, applicants must also be carrying out a program to recruit and retain students from disadvantaged backgrounds, including students who are members of racial and ethnic minority groups. Applicants must demonstrate that the program has achieved success based on the percentage of disadvantaged students who are enrolled and have graduated from the school. Please see funding opportunity announcement for complete eligiblity information.
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