SFC Cherie Kirk
2040 Babcock Rd
San Antonio, TX 78229
The U.S. Army health care team will pay 100 percent of your tuition for a graduate-level health care degree for any accredited veterinary program in the United States or Puerto Rico.
The U.S. Army Medical Department can help take away the worry of how you'll pay for school. The F. Edward Hébert Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarship Program is available to qualifying students who wish to earn professional degrees from accredited veterinary programs. We will pay 100 percent of your tuition, plus we will also pay for required books, equipment and most academic fees.
-A monthly stipend of more than $2,000
-Will receive officer's pay while you train as part of our health care team during break
-Post-graduation: you'll enter active duty in your specialty and advance in rank to captain. With every promotion, your salary will increase. Your time-in-service and cost-of-living adjustments also lead to pay increases. Additionally, you'll receive a monthly non-taxable allowance for food and housing.
-Be a U.S. citizen with a baccalaureate degree from an accredited school
-Be enrolled in (or have a letter or acceptance from) an accredited graduate program in the U.S. or Puerto Rico (varies by specialty)
-Maintain full-time student status during the length of the program
-Qualify as a commissioned officer
Your active duty service obligation to the U.S. Army is one year of service for every year you receive the scholarship. Your minimum obligation depends on your health care field. There is an additional obligation for residency and fellowship training. For full details and to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
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