Medical School Navy Scholarship Program and(FAP)

It’s time to get your hands on a Medical School Navy Scholarship before it’s too late. An armed forces health professions scholarship program (HPSP) can provide a monthly stipend to medical students who are presently enrolled in medical school or who plan to enroll in medical school in the near future.

In addition, the Navy reimburses all costs associated with professional school textbooks and equipment.

During a four-year proffer-yearschool program, the value of this curriculum might exceed $300,000. As a commissioned officer, you’ll join the Navy’s active duty force after graduation. A two-year commitment on active duty or a year-long scholarship is required of you in exchange.

As a physician or dentist in residency training for important specialties, the FAP will pay your educationally-based tuition, a monthly stipend, reimbursement for required books and equipment and an annual grant of $45,000.

Medical School Navy Scholarship Eligibility:

Applicants for HPSP scholarships must meet the following criteria:

  • Accredited medical school in the United States or Puerto Rico.
  • Accredited dental school in the United States or Puerto Rico.
  • Accredited optometry or physician assistant masters program in the United States or Puerto Rico; accepted or enrolled.
  • At an APA-accredited college or university in the United States or Puerto Rico, the first year of your doctoral degree program in clinical psychology is devoted to didactic instruction. (The deadline for submitting an application varies, but it is not earlier than February of the first year of the didactic section of the Ph.D/PsyD program.)
  • A United States citizen (dual citizenship is not permitted).
  • Physically fit to serve in the Navy as an ensign or officer.
  • After completing your studies, you must not be older than 42 years old in order to be eligible for active duty.

Applicants seeking FAP scholarships must meet the following criteria:

  • A United States citizen (dual citizenship not permitted).
  • Physically able to serve in the United States Navy as a commissioned officer.
  • Accepted into a Navy-requested residency program in an area of expertise.
    Second, there are the advantages:

Medical School Navy Scholarship Benefits:

HPSP/FAP scholarships have the following advantages.

  • Each of these perks can be found by clicking on the links to the right.
  • Equipment, Books, Supplies, and Other Essentials: For further information on HPSP FAP Reimbursement, please visit this page.
  • Training for HPSP (45 days) and FAP (14 days) is required every year for both.
  • The HPSP and FAP Annual Training Tuition Payments can be found here: To learn more about HPSP FAP tuition, please visit this page.
  • A monthly allowance of $2,391.60.
  • The HPSP Signing Bonus for Medical and Dental Students is $20,000.00. Stipend Bonus and Grant FAP Grant of $45,000 per year can be found here. To learn more about stipend bonuses and grants for medical and dental students, go here.

Military Obligation

As part of the HPSP, scholarship recipients are subject to a one-year Active Duty Obligation (ADO). The ADO is six months for each subsequent six months of participation in the program for periods of less than a year.

Six months are counted for periods of 15 days or longer. The duty is performed on top of any already existing active duty commitments.

Appointees who are obligated to serve on active duty for less than three years must complete at least three years of active duty service.

During the first year of the program, scholarship applicants are required to serve a two-year Active Duty Obligation (ADO), which is reduced to one year for each additional year of service.

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The ADO is six months for each subsequent six months of participation in the program for periods of less than a year. Six monthsriods are counted for periods of 15 days or more.

The duty is performed on top of any already existing active duty commitments.

Three-year minimum terms of active duty service will be required of those who have an active duty obligation that is shorter than three years.

Applying for an HPSP/FAP Scholarship

The optimal time to apply for a four-year scholarship through HPSP/FAP is in the fall of the year before you plan to attend a graduate or professional school.

Students who are already enrolled in a dental, medical, or optometry program should submit their scholarship applications as soon as feasible. Students can apply for scholarships at any time. It usually takes between 12 and 16 weeks to complete the application.

Applicants are welcome to apply at any time of the year. Prior to receiving a letter of acceptance to medical or dental school, you can apply for scholarships, but you must have your letter of acceptance before you can begin receiving financial aid.

Find a Recruiter

Visit the Navy Recruiting website at www.navy.com to identify a medical program recruiter near you. On the right side of the page, under the headline “Request Information,” you’ll see a link to “Find a Recruiter.”

Enter your zip code under the headline “Locate a Recruiter” when you get to that page. Enter the zip code where you’ll be at the time you’d want to talk with a recruiter, then press “Find.”

You’ll have a choice between two recruiters on this website. Get in touch with OFFICER PROGRAMS. ​

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