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Featured Scholarship


Looking to pursue an advanced medical degree? Learn about the different opportunities the Army offers to prospective medical and dental students.

Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP)

Professions covered: Medical/Osteopathy, Dental, Veterinarian, Qualifying Special Nurse, Counseling/Clinical Psychology, Optometry

When you’re pursuing an advanced health care degree, the last thing on your mind should be how you’re going to pay for it. The U.S. Army can help with one of the most comprehensive scholarships available in the health care field — the F. Edward Hébert Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarship Program.

Learn how to apply

  • Benefits
  • Requirements
  • Resources
  • Full tuition (up to 4 years, depending on specialty)
  • Funding for books, equipment and other fees
  • $2,200+ monthly stipend
  • $20,000 sign-on bonus
  • Receive officer’s pay, even during school breaks
  • Monthly allowance for food and housing
  • Salary increases with promotions, time in service and cost-of-living adjustments
  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Hold a baccalaureate degree from an accredited school or be currently pursuing one
  • Be enrolled (or have a letter of acceptance from) an accredited graduate program in the U.S. or Puerto Rico for:
    • Medical/Osteopathy: Enrollment in an accredited school of medicine or osteopathy
    • Dental: Entry into any ADA-accredited D.D.S. or D.M.D. program
    • Veterinarian: Enrollment in an AVMA-accredited DVM or VDM program
    • Specialty Nursing: You must be a graduate from an ACEN- or CCNE-accredited nursing program, or accepted by the National League of Nursing. Also must hold a current, valid, active and unrestricted license to practice nursing.
    • Counseling/Clinical Psychology: Enrollment in an APA-accredited clinical or counseling psychology doctoral program
    • Optometry: Enrollment in an accredited optometry program
  • Maintain full-time student status during the length of the program
  • Qualify as a commissioned officer

Ready to Apply?

If you are not currently serving in the Army, please talk with a recruiter. Locate a Recruiter

Call us at 1-888-877-4250 or Request An Information Packet.

Army-Baylor University Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy

Professions covered: Physical Therapy, Allied Health

This top-ranked physical therapy doctoral program recruits and selects highly-qualified individuals from the civilian sector, active duty or Army Reserve. After completing basic officer initial-entry training, you will engage in 30 months of entry-level physical therapy training to receive the Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree (DPT). Graduates leave the program well prepared to serve in two unique professions—as an active duty officer and as a military physical therapist.

  • Benefits
  • Requirements
  • Resources
  • You’re considered a full-time commissioned officer while attending school with the full pay and benefits allowances of an active duty officer.
  • Graduate with a Ph.D. in Physical Therapy.
  • If you are not an officer you will be required to attend DCC and BOLC
  • Recommended undergrad cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher and Required Prerequisite GPA of 3.25 or higher
  • Prerequisite courses must have been completed no more than 10 years before date of matriculation
  • A minimum GRE score of 300 (Verbal recommended at 152 and Quantitative required at 148 or higher, combined must be 300)
  • A minimum GRE Writing score of 3.5
  • For specific program eligibility information please visit Baylor University

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences: Medical Corps

Professions covered: Medical/Osteopathy, Clinical Psychology

Obtain your MD while receiving full pay and allowances at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences School of Medicine. Graduates of this program earn a medical degree and receive a commission as a captain in the Army Medical Corps.

  • Benefits
  • Requirements
  • Full pay and allowances at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences School of Medicine
  • Medical/Osteopathy:
    • A baccalaureate degree
    • Coursework in biology, organic and inorganic chemistry, physics, English and calculus
    • A letter of approval, if you are currently a member of the U.S. Army
  • Clinical Psychology:
    • Application process and selection are determined by Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS) School of Medicine.