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September 26, 1986

Medical Education Programs Sponsored by Government Agencies

JAMA. 1986;256(12):1612-1614. doi:10.1001/jama.1986.03380120082011

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ARMED FORCES HEALTH PROFESSIONS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM  The Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarship Program, established Sept 21,1972, as part of the Uniformed Services Health Professions Revitalization Act, is the Department of Defense's subsidized recruiting program for obtaining qualified professionals for military service.The program provides scholarships for eligible persons in accredited educational institutions within the continental United States, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico. Currently, scholarships are being offered for study only in allopathic and osteopathic medicine.The military departments have each developed implementation procedures for the administration of the Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarship Program in their service. Students and civilian educational institutions may obtain complete information on the details of this program by writing to the following military departments: Commander, Army Medical Department Support Agency, Department of the Army, Attention: SGPE-PDM-S, 1900 Half St SW, Washington, DC 20324-2000; or Commander, Navy Recruiting Command, 4015 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22203; or US