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The Northern Plains Native American Research Centers for Health (Northern Plains NARCH) was established to form partnerships with academic institutions so that intensive academic-level biomedical and behavioral research could be conducted upon existing and persistent AI/AN health problems.

Northern Plains NARCH Scholarship for Spring 2009!


The Northern Plains NARCH is proud to announce its 4th round of scholarship funding for AI/AN undergraduate and graduate students.  This scholarship is intended for students seeking a degree in a health-related area or for individuals currently working in tribal health and pursuing general education.  The scholarship amount is $500-$1,000. 


Application is due February 27, 2009


Who is eligible to apply:

  • Any American Indian or Alaska Native student who is enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program, preferably in a health-related field.
  • Students must be currently enrolled in a minimum of two courses (typically 6 credits).  Students must have completed at least one semester of college; students for which Spring 2008 is their first semester are not eligible.
  • Priority will be given to members of tribes in North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, and Iowa.
  • Priority will be given to students enrolled in a health-related field.
  • Priority will be given to graduate students, upper-classman undergraduate students, and students that have demonstrated commitment to their program of study.

Please view the scholarship brochure and application form for complete information.

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