The Southwest Tribal Native American Research Centers for Health (NARCH) Program is administered by the Albuquerque Area Indian Health Board and is part of a national initiative established in partnership with the Indian Health Service and the National Institutes of Health. A major goal of the NARCH initiative is to increase the number and capacity of AI/AN professionals in the health field.

The Southwest Tribal Native American Research Center for Health (NARCH) will award scholarships for Fall 2014.


  • Applicant must be an enrolled member in a federally recognized tribe.
  • Applicant should be accepted in a health-related graduate degree program.
  • Preference will be given to members of tribes in New Mexico, Texas and Colorado.

The deadline to apply is August 22, 2014.  For more information, please click here