Junior Commissioned Officer Student Training and Extern Program (JRCOSTEP)

Students participating in JRCOSTEP work in the same Federal agencies and programs as active duty Commissioned Corps officers. Typical assignments vary from 31 to 120 days during official school breaks.

To be eligible for JRCOSTEP, you must have completed one of the following:

At least 2 years of study in a professionally accredited baccalaureate program in one of the following disciplines:

environmental health,
engineering,
nursing,
pharmacy,
physician assistance,
dental hygiene,
dietetics,
medical laboratory technology,
medical record administration, or
therapy (occupational, physical or respiratory).

Each degree has a specific corresponding accreditation body.

At least 1 year of study in a professionally accredited master’s degree in

nursing,
physician assistance,
environmental health,
engineering,
social work,
public health,
dietetics,
healthcare administration, or
therapy (occupational, physical, speech pathology, audiology or respiratory).

At least 1 year of study in a professionally accredited doctoral program in

medicine,
dentistry,
pharmacy,
psychology,
veterinary medicine,
therapy (occupational, physical, speech-language pathology or audiology) or
research science (that requires the completion of independent and original research).

http://www.usphs.gov/student/jrcostep.aspx

For other opportunities see:

http://scholarships.fatomei.com/public-health-scholarships.html
http://scholarships.fatomei.com/medical-school-scholarships.html
http://scholarships.fatomei.com/minority-scholarships-medical.html
http://scholarships.fatomei.com/scholarships-for-nurses.html
PHS internships and externships: JRCOSTEP. USPHS Commissioned Corps.
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