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National Institute of Health Undergraduate Scholarship Program

Goes By: NIH Undergraduate

Be sure to consult the Fellowship Website for complete eligibility and competition requirements.


NIH Undergraduate Electronic Deadline
Friday, March 29, 2024
12:00 p.m. ET

NIH Undergraduate Recommendation deadline
Friday, April 12, 2024
12:00 p.m. ET

About this Fellowship

Offers competitive scholarships to students from disadvantaged backgrounds who are committed to careers in biomedical, behavioral, and social science health-related research.

Disadvantaged background means that your financial aid office has certified you as having "exceptional financial need" (EFN), as defined by the Federal Government.

Recipients have 2 service requirements with the NIH - one 10-week summer internship with the NIH, and one year of employment with an NIH laboratory for each year of scholarship funding.

Award Value

Up to $20,000 per academic year in tuition, educational expenses, and reasonable living expenses to scholarship recipients. Scholarships are awarded for 1 year, and can be renewed up to 4 years.

Eligibility Requirements

Requirements Details
Year(s) of Application Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior

Minimum Grade Point Average



US Citizen, Permanent Resident
Campus Nomination Required No

Last updated: December 15, 2022

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