James Madison University

Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.)

Navy Health Professions Scholarship Programs

To apply for any of these programs, or additional information, or if you just have questions, contact LT Andrea McCoy Garrett, USN andrea.mccoygarrett@navy.mil

Health Services Collegiate Program (HSCP) Medical Service Corps


The Health Services Collegiate Program is designed to provide financial incentive for students in designated health care professions to complete degree/certification requirements and obtain a commission in the Medical Service Corps (MSC).

Programs eligible for HSCP: Health Care Admin, Environmental Health, Industrial Hygiene, Audiology, Pharmacy, Podiatry, Entomology, Physician Assistance

Service Obligation: Minimum of three years active duty from the date of commissioning for any one, two, or three year program.

Benefits: Active duty status as an Officer Candidate First Class (OCPO1)/E-6.  Receive a monthly military salary anywhere from $3280 to $5610* while attending school. A Comprehensive health-care benefits package. Time in this program counts towards retirement. Earn vacation while in this program. You pay for tuition, books, and other school expenses.

* Navy HSCP housing allowance based on graduate school location.  Increased offer amounts available in areas with higher cost of living.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Citizenship  -  Must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Age  -  Complete your degree by age 42.
  • Education  -  Must be enrolled in or accepted for transfer to an accredited college, university or school of study for a designated health profession. 
  • Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above to apply. 
  • Must complete studies/training as full time students attending all normal school sessions (3 semesters), and must maintain GPA of at least 3.0 after selection. 
  • Degree/certification requirements must be fulfilled within 24 months.  Selectees must have an approved degree/course of study completion plan approved by Navy Recruiting Command.