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The Indian Health Service (IHS) today announced the opening of the application period for its 2017 scholarship and loan repayment programs with several important improvements that will maximize the long-term workforce development impact of these valuable recruitment tools at eligible Indian health programs.

An estimated $13.7 million will be available for scholarships and $30 million will be available for loan repayments this application round.

For more information please see the attached press release or visit https://www.ihs.gov/newsroom/pressreleases/2017pressreleases/ihs-scholarship-loan-repayment-programs-aim-to-recruit-more-health-care-providers/.

New scholarship applications are due on March 28, 2017.

Current scholarship recipients interested in extending their awards must apply by February 28, 2017.

Loan repayment applicants must apply by August 15, 2017 and applications are evaluated monthly beginning in January or as soon as funds become available.