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HPSP and dual degree programs (MD/PhD , DO/PhD)

Discussion in 'Medical Students - MD' started by Teufelhunden, Dec 1, 2002.

  1. Teufelhunden

    Teufelhunden 1K Member
    Physician 10+ Year Member

    Nov 7, 2000
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    Attending Physician
    Anyone know what HPSP's policy is towards pursuing a grad degree while on scholarship? I'm an MS-II considering applying for the PhD program, but am not sure how the Navy would feel about it as it would delay my graduation.

    Also, there's a question of funding. Most dual degree programs pay students' tuition, nulling the need for the HPSP funds? Would they (military) cut your obligation? (In my case, the Navy would only being paying for 2 yrs of school. so you'd THINK my obligation would be cut from 4 to 2 years -??)

    Anyone out there who knows anything about this?
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  3. tonem

    tonem Senior Member
    15+ Year Member

    Sep 13, 1999
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    oohrah teufel
    your safest bet would be to ignore the sea lawyers and contact your friendly neighborhood recruiter

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