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Loan Repayment/Forgiveness Programs Fact Sheet
    Repayment/ New Mexico

Name of Program:

Health Professional Loan Repayment Program (HPLRP)

Program Web site:

http://www.hed.state.nm.us/students/health_lrap.aspx

Designation (Fund Source):

Federal/State

Eligible Specialties:

Allopathic physician, osteopathic physician, physician assistants, advanced practice nurses, allied health care providers, pediatricians, optometrists, and dentists.

Service Requirements (formerly Service Stipulation):

Health professional must make a two year service commitment to practice full-time in a designated medical shortage area in New Mexico.

Who Can Apply:

US citizens, New Mexico resident.

Deadline(s):

Application opens March 15th and closes May 2nd of each year.

Repayment/Scholarship terms:

Amount of repayment per year of service:

The maximum award is $25,000 per year. For those working in a federal Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) awards up to $35,000.00 per year are allowable. However, the award may depend on the applicants amount of student loan debt and may depend on available funding.

How to Apply:

The application will be available on the web site starting March 15th and will be removed from the site on the closing date of May 1st.

Additional Information/Comments:

Contact person(s):

Name, title:

Heather Romero,  Financial Aid Director

Agency name:

New Mexico Higher Education Department

Address:

2048 Galisteo St, Financial Aid Division,
Santa Fe, NM 87505-2100

Phone:

(800) 279-9777

FAX:

(505) 476-8454

E-Mail:

fin.aid@state.nm.us

   

Name, title:

Mia Candelaria, Financial Aid Program Coordinator

Agency name:

New Mexico Higher Education Department

Address:

2048 Galisteo Street, Financial Aid Division,
Santa Fe, NM 87505-2100

Phone:

(800) 279-9777

FAX:

E-Mail:

fin.aid@state.nm.us

   
 

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