Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students


Funding Opportunity ID: 323433
Opportunity Number: HRSA-20-006
Opportunity Title: Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Health
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 93.925
Eligible Applicants: Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility: For-profit nursing and physician assistant schools are eligible to apply under the SDS Program. All other applicants must be public or non-profit private schools. Domestic faith-based and community-based organizations, tribes, and tribal organizations are eligible to apply if all other eligibility requirements are met. A listing of the eligible program disciplines for which individual separate applications can be found in the NOFO
Agency Code: HHS-HRSA
Agency Name: Department of Health and Human Services
Health Resources and Services Administration
Posted Date: Jan 03, 2020
Close Date: Mar 03, 2020
Last Updated Date: Jan 03, 2020
Award Ceiling: $650,000
Award Floor: $0
Estimated Total Program Funding: $48,200,000
Expected Number of Awards: 79
Description: This program promotes diversity among the health professions by providing awards to eligible health professions and nursing schools, for schools to provide scholarships to students from disadvantaged backgrounds who have a demonstrated financial need and are enrolled full-time in a health profession program or nursing program. 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 with a cap for the total scholarship award of $ 40,000).
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