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National Institutes of Health (NIH) Undergraduate Scholarship Program (UGSP) 2008

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Undergraduate Scholarship Program (UGSP) offers competitive scholarships to students from disadvantaged backgrounds who are committed to careers in biomedical, behavioral, and social science health-related research. The program offers:

  • Scholarship support
  • Paid research training at the NIH during the summer
  • Paid employment and training at the NIH after graduation

Scholarship Support
The NIH UGSP will pay 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.

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Research Training at the NIH
For each full or partial scholarship year, you are committed to two NIH service obligations. The obligations themselves are benefits of the UGSP—providing you with invaluable research training and experience at the NIH.

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Mar 31 — National Institutes of Health Undergraduate Scholarship Program Deadline


  1. vincent makori says:

    Hello,i am a aged 31 years.i reside in Kenya.I have been admitted ,a conditional offer at the University of East London in the UK.i am seeking for a scholarship to pursue a Bsc Hons Psychology. kindly assist me.WAITING TO HEAR FROM YOU
    vincent makori

  2. My name is mumba francis,am zambian aged 34,i hold a deploma in clinical medical sciencies from university of zambia.I work at university hospital in casualty department.I need a scholarship in surgical emmergency or a degree programme in medicine.

  3. Anthony kipngetich Towett says:

    sholarship-position.com, i graduated from high school January this year. my dream is to do medicine and surgery to help the poor sick people. i come from a very poor family of ten, and i am the ninth born.i am looking for a full sholarship to pursue undergraduate in medicine. i am a kenyan, i have written an application letter to the school medicine in Kampala university, Uganda but i don’t know at all where to get the funds. please help me to know how i can apply for free scholarship. thanks

  4. Leonard Naphazi says:

    I would like to study Medicine and surgery the only problem is financial support pliz help me to study at your college.

    Leonard Naphazi

  5. Rada ly says:

    Hello,my name is Rada,i’m a guy 21 years of age. i’m a medical student at university of health and sciences in Cambodia.I’m a stuent in year 4.I’m looking for a scholarship to continue my course in Germany.I really want it so badly.Please anyone help me to get a chance.Thanks
    Please contact me:
    [email protected]
    Phone number:017868515

  6. Rada ly says:

    Hello,my name is Rada,i’m 21 years old,i’m a 4year student in faculty of medicine of university of health and sciences in Cambodia.I’m looking a sponsor or scholarship to continue my course in Germany.Please help me,i’m looking forward for hearing from you soon.Thanks you

  7. lilian seth Mchome says:


  8. Petros Admasu says:

    I am a DVM (Doctor of Veterinary Medicine) holder with 3.54 cGPA from Mekelle University, Ethiopia. I want MSc. (Second degree) in related field with full sponsor.

    Thank you!!
    Email me With Email adress [email protected]
    Petros Admasu (DVM)


    i. Personal details
    Name: Dr. Petros Admasu
    Date and place of birth: July 20, 1983 G.C and Gindeberet Woreda, W/shewa Zone, Oromia, Ethiopia.
    Sex: Male
    Nationality: Ethiopian
    Language proficiency: Very good in English Vis-á-Vis reading, writing and speaking, Excellent in mother tongue (Afan Oromo) and Amharic
    Marital status: Single
    Hobbies: Reading Bible and professional books, listing spiritual song.
    Overall personality: Sociable, hard working and desirous of making friends
    Contact details: Tel: +251-912-208-846
    Email: [email protected]
    ii. Educational background
    S/No. Examination passed year Institute Award/cGPA
    1 Elementary Education 1998 Gitre junior school, Gindeberet Grade 8 National Examination (97.7%, Excellent)
    2 High school 2002 Gindeberet senior secondary school ESLCE (5 A’s, Very great distinction)
    3 University 2008 Mekelle University, Faculty of Veterinary Sciences, Ethiopia Doctor of veterinary medicine (DVM) (3.54/4.00, Great distinction)

    iii. Training and work experience

    S/No. Experience Type Duration
    1 Laboratory experience One year
    2 Clinical experience One year
    3 Abattoir experience One year
    4 Farm experience One year

    iv. Research conducted
    DVM thesis entitled as ‘Major health problems of smallholder dairy cattle in Mieso district, Western Hararghe, Ehiopia’
    v. References

    1. Prof. Bhoop Singh (MVSc, PhD, Professor), Mekelle University Lecturer, Email:[email protected]
    2. Dr. Berhanu Hadush, Mekelle University Lecturer, Email: [email protected]
    3. Dr. Yohannes Tekle, Mekelle University Lecturer, Email: [email protected]

  9. kakai eunice says:

    hullo, am kakai eunice from uganda and from a disadvantaged family. i completed high school in 2007, hoping to join a university or a tertiary institution but with no hope of finance. THAT LEVEL OF EDUCATION COULD BE HIGH I COULD EVER ACHIEVE. ANY FINANCIAL AID AND ADMISSION TO ANY UNIVERSITY is welcome so any one with a hand is welcome.thanks in advance
    phone no: 256774697490
    email: [email protected]

  10. Nipael Mtae says:

    Iam women Tanzanian, i have diploma in medicine i am interesting to continuing education/ to get Degree in Health study this year september to study in uk. i will be happy to hear from you . Heip me to find a ful scholarship.

  11. caroline tanui says:

    am a kenyan undergraduate wish to apply for a scolarship to undertake a bachelor in enviromental health.

  12. Luan says:

    Hi, I am a young physician, graduated on july 2005, at The University of Medicine a Tirana-Albania. Here in Albania there are 4 years that our state don’t give the posibility of specializations for us, perhaps the reason is the political instability of our country and the corruption that has flourished. during this period I work like general practitioner in a clinic, where I am responsible for 2200 habitants; I have published a book in albanian, translated from english, with copyright, entitled ” Firs Aid” ;and have earned 61 credits AMA PRA in CME ONLINE courses offerd from Harvard Medical School in internal medicine and primary care medicine.
    I am intrested in a scholarship in Cardiology, Neurology, Emergency Medicine, Endocrinology or Internal medicine but not surgery.

  13. Kyalimpa John Leonard says:

    Hullo, I am a Ugandan aged 24 , I have completed my undergraduate training in Pharmacy and I am in the seventh month of my one year Internship/ Residence. I am seeking sponsorship for my postgraduate training in the field of Pharmacy. How can I benefit from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Postgraduate Scholarship Program?

    I will be glad to hear from you.

  14. mahbobeh maleklou says:

    I am from Iran & I studing mass communication in master dfgree,Is it possibility for me for training & eployment in NIH?

  15. michael habtu says:

    I am first year student of medicien in mekelle university .I am looking for under graduat scholarshipif ther is?

  16. michael habtu says:

    I first yearam a student of medicien in mekelle university .I am looking for under graduat scholarshipif ther is?

  17. anietie says:

    please most of the scholarships publish are for those already in the school.
    please i want to information obout scholarships for prospective student who do not have enough finance to get them started, but are willing and also wishing that they are in one of the best schools in the world.

  18. Ayman A. Najjar says:

    I am interesting in continuing education to get a PhD degree in hematology or any related subject (research). I have a master degree in medical laboratory science and I have a good experience in this field (hematology teacher).

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