Doctoral Degree

$35,000 Loan Forgiveness Available to Clinical Researchers

In exchange for a two-year commitment of clinical research, The National Institutes of Health will repay up to $35,000 per year of your qualified educational debt, pay an additional 39% of the repayments to cover your Federal taxes, and may reimburse state taxes that result from these payments. To participate, you must be a U.S. citizen (or U.S. national or permanent resident) and have a M.D., Ph.D., and Psy.D. Pharm. D., D.O., D.D.S., D.M.D., D.P.M., D.C., N.D., or equivalent doctoral degree from an accredited institution. Contact the National Institutes of Health (NIH), 9000 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20892; 866-849-4047; Continue reading

Money Available for Therapists

AMBUCS offers scholarships ranging from $500 – $1500 annually to students in their junior/senior year in a bachelor’s degree program or a graduate program leading to a master’s or doctoral degree. There is also one two-year award in the amount of $6,000 offered. Applicants must be accepted in an accredited program in physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech language pathology, and hearing audiology.

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2500 for BA MA and PhD Nursing Degrees

CampusRN, the leading employment website for nursing/allied health care students, and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) have partnered to offer this new scholarship program for students pursuing professional nursing education programs. Established in April 2003, this scholarship program supports students who are seeking a baccalaureate, master’s or doctoral degree in nursing. Special consideration will be given to students who are enrolled in a master’s or doctoral program with the goal of pursuing a nursing faculty career, completing an RN to baccalaureate program (BSN), or enrolled in an accelerated baccalaureate or master’s degree nursing program. Applications are only accepted by e-mail. To apply, download the application from

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$250 for Completed Research

The Larry Metcalf Exemplary Dissertation Award is a $250 award given in odd-numbered years for research completed in pursuit of the doctoral degree which makes a significant contribution to research in the field. The research must be outstanding in the areas of problem statement, analysis of related literature, methods and procedures, analysis of data, and discussion of results. Contact the National Council for the Social Studies, 8555 16th St., N.W., Ste. 500, Silver Spring, MD 20910; 301-588-1800; Fax: 301-588-2049; Continue reading