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Undergraduate Scholarship Program for Individuals from Disadvantaged Backgrounds

Published on AidPage by IDILOGIC on Jun 24, 2005

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Contact the Headquarters Office listed below for application deadlines.

Note: When available, this section indicates the deadlines for applications to the funding agency which will be stated in terms of the date(s) or between what dates the application should be received. When not available, applicants should contact the funding agency for deadline information.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

The approximate time for approval/disapproval is 3 months.

Preapplication Coordination

Students must be given a fair summary of the rights and liabilities of applicants prior to application. This summary is included in the application packet. Applications are available directly from the program up to 6 weeks before the application deadline. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372. Applicants should request an application package from the NIH's Office of Loan Repayment and Scholarship, 2 Center Drive, Room 2E30, Bethesda, MD 20892-0230. Telephone: (800) 528-7689. Facsimile: (301) 480-5481.

Note: This section indicates whether any prior coordination or approval is required with governmental or nongovernmental units prior to the submission of a formal application to the federal funding agency.



Note: In some cases, there are no provisions for appeal. Where applicable, this section discusses appeal procedures or allowable rework time for resubmission of applications to be processed by the funding agency. Appeal procedures vary with individual programs and are either listed in this section or applicants are referred to appeal procedures documented in the relevant Code of Federal Regulations (CFR).


Annual renewal applications are required to extend the award. Extensions of the scholarship award are subject to availability of funds, acceptable academic and laboratory performance.

Note: In some instances, renewal procedures may be the same as for the application procedure, e.g., for projects of a non-continuing nature renewals will be treated as new, competing applications; for projects of an ongoing nature, renewals may be given annually.