Army Medicine
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I am passionate about Army medicine. When I was initially in med school, I thought that I would just open a practice and work in a clinic somewhere, and instead, I've traveled halfway around the world. I come and do these college tours and I still get to work with patients, deliver babies, and it's just been the best opportunity.

I met a fellow student who is applying for the HPSP Scholarship— the Scholarship Program for Healthcare Professionals including medical, dental, physician's assistants, and nurses. It paid full medical tuition for all of my books, all of our fees, even for an osteopathic manipulative table.

HPSP isn't the only way the Army supports education, but if you're in residency or you're already a practicing physician, they have other programs tailored for loan repayment. Army Reserve Program where you're just called to duty a couple of times a month.

Not only does the Army allow me to be a mentor to our Soldiers and our own medical students, but it also allows me to come out to the schools, and tour, and be a mentor— not just as an Army physician.

Because the Army has given me the high quality training, it uses advanced technology, its innovative in its education and research, I could step out of this uniform today and work anywhere in the U.S.

Qualifying students can receive full tuition for any accredited medical, dental, veterinary, psychiatric nurse practitioner, psychology or optometry program, plus a generous monthly stipend of more than $2,000.


  • Full tuition (up to 4 years, depending on specialty)
  • Books, equipment, other fees
  • $2,000+ monthly stipend
  • $20,000 sign-on bonus
  • Officer's pay during school breaks
  • Monthly allowance for food and housing
  • Salary increases with promotions, time in service and cost-of-living adjustments


  • Be enrolled in (have a letter of acceptance from, or a list of schools applied to) an accredited medical school or graduate program for your specialty in the U.S. or Puerto Rico
  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Hold a baccalaureate degree from an accredited school
  • Maintain full-time student status during the length of the program
  • Qualify as a commissioned officer

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