The purpose of this program is to provide financial assistance to individuals pursuing a program of study leading to a degree of doctor of medicine or equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in allopathic or osteopathic medicine. This program will help alleviate the physician shortages in VA by obligating scholarship recipients to complete a minimum of 18 months of service obligation, for every year sponsored, at a VA facility after graduation, licensure and residency.
Internal Number: 561156300
About Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.