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    Scholarship/ US Air Force

Name of Program:

U.S. Air Force Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP)

Program Web site:


Designation (Fund Source):


Eligible Specialties:

Future or current medical Students accepted for training at accredited MD or DO schools in the US or Puerto Rico.

Service Requirements (formerly Service Stipulation):

In exchange for the scholarship, your commitment to the Air Force is to serve as an active-duty member with a year-for-year repayment, with a minimum obligation of three years.

Who Can Apply:

US citizen; enrolled in or has a letter of acceptance from an accredited medical school (MD or DO) in the US or Puerto Rico.


Repayment/Scholarship terms:

Amount of repayment per year of service:

Qualifying students receive full tuition and required fees at any accredited US medical school plus a monthly stipend of approx $1900/month. Books and most other educational fees are also covered under the HPSP scholarship. A $20,000 signing bonus is also available for certain applicants.

How to Apply:

Call 1-800-588-5260 or visit program website listed above or find a recruiter at: http://www.airforce.com/contact-us/recruiter-locator/

Additional Information/Comments:

HPSP program brochure available at: http://www.airforce.com/pdf/hpsp_scholarship.pdf

Contact person(s):

Name, title:

Thomas Grau,  Col, USAF, MC, Chief, Physician Education

Agency name:

US Air Force


Air Force Personnel Center, 550 C Street West, Suite 25,
Randolph AFB, TX 78150


(800) 588-5260





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