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The Office of Fellowships does not monitor the authenticity of these opportunities. These or other opportunities will be explored on a case by case basis.

Primary Care

National Health Service Corps
Awards scholarships to students pursuing primary health care professions training in return for a commitment to provide health care to communities in need

Biomedical Research

Summer Internship Program in Biomedical Research (SIP)
Provides opportunity to spend a summer working at NIH with leading scientists

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Undergraduate Scholarship Program (UGSP) 
Offers scholarships to students from disadvantaged backgrounds committed to careers in biomedical, behavioral, and social science health-related research

Postbaccalaureate Intramural Research Training Award
*Alumni eligible; must have graduated within last 2 years
Provides recent college graduates planning to apply to graduate or professional (medical/dental/pharmacy) school opportunity to spend one or two years performing full-time research at the NIH

M.D./M.P.H. Dual Degree

Truman Scholarship
Gives up to $30,000 and professional development for current juniors to pursue graduate study in public service

Gives up to $2,000 to undergraduate and graduate students pursuing careers in public service

M.D./Ph.D. Dual Degree

Gives up to $7,500 to pursue careers in science, math, &engineering

National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship
*Alumni Eligible
Cover 3 years of graduate study for early graduate students leading to research-based master's or doctoral degrees in science, math, engineering &technology


American Medical Women's Association Scholarships
Awards four $1000 scholarships to women currently enrolled in medical school

Students Who are Immigrants or First-Generation Americans

Soros Fellowship for New Americans 
*Alumni Eligible: Age 30 and under
Gives $20,000 plus 1/2 of tuition for New Americans pursuing graduate study

Students who Are Members of Underrepresented Minorities

National Medical Fellowships
*Must have been accepted to medical school
Offered primarily to first- and second-year medical students on the basis of financial need

Sherry R. Arnstein Minority Student Scholarship 
*Must have been accepted to medical school
Awarded to two underrepresented minority students pursuing D.O. degrees, one newly accepted student and one continuing student

Indian Health Service Scholarship Program
Offers pre-graduate and health professional program scholarships to American Indian and Alaska Native students


NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship
Gives $7,500 for student-athletes in their final year of intercollegiate athletics towards postgraduate education

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Upcoming Deadlines

Please note that Seattle University campus deadlines may be one to two months prior to the official scholarship deadline. Application processes generally begin six months in advance of official scholarship deadlines. Check with the Office of Fellowships to obtain campus-specific deadline information. 

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The Fulbright ETA Proposal Writing Workshop and Full Grant Proposal Writing Workshop are coming up soon!  

Please join us on May 2nd for the ETA Proposal Writing Workshop Pigott 107, 4:00-5:00pm and

May 3rd for the Full Grant Proposal Writing Workshop Pigott 106, 8:00am-2:00pm

For questions or to RSVP email Katie Dabbs at 


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