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Health Careers Opportunity Program: The National HCOP Academies

Open Date:


Close Date:


Upcoming Milestones:

Eligible Recipients:

  • Educational Institution

Program Purpose:

  • Education and Workforce Development
  • Health and Safety

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Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA)

Funded by:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


This notice announces the opportunity to apply for funding under the Health Careers Opportunity Program (HCOP): National HCOP Academies authorized by Section 739 of the Public Health Service Act. The purpose of this grant program is to assist students from disadvantaged backgrounds to enter and successfully complete health profession schools. The National HCOP Academies will prepare students to meet the admissions requirements for the next level of their education and receive a health professions degree or certificate. National HCOP Academies’ goals are to:

  • Improve recruitment, matriculation, retention, and graduation rates by implementing tailored enrichment programs designed to address the academic and social needs of students from disadvantaged backgrounds.
  • Provide opportunities for community-based experiential health professions training, emphasizing experiences in underserved communities.

Related Resources

Additional information is available on the Resources page.

Funding Details

Funding Source:
Funding Type:
Grant - no match
Total Amount Available:
Limit per Applicant:
Estimated Awards:

Applicant Guidance

Contact Information

Audrey Adade, (301)594-4479, HCOPProgram@hrsa.gov

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