AAMC Home   Tomorrow's Doctors Tomorrow's Cures
 
 
Loan Repayment/Forgiveness Programs Fact Sheet
    Repayment/ National Health Service Corps

Name of Program:

NHSC Loan Repayment Program

Program Web site:

http://nhsc.hrsa.gov/loanrepayment/loanrepaymentprogram.html

Designation (Fund Source):

Federal

Eligible Specialties:

Primary care medical, dental and behavioral and mental health clinicians.

Service Requirements (formerly Service Stipulation):

NHSC loan repayors are committed to serve 2 years (full time) or 2 years (part time) at an approved site in a designated Health Professional Shortage Area.

Who Can Apply:

US Citizen; fully-trained; licensed in State where you intend to practice; be free of any judgment liens for Federal debts; not in breach to a government entity; no other outstanding contractual obligations for service.

Deadline(s):

The 2017 application cycle is now closed. The next Loan Repayment Program application is scheduled to open in early 2018.

Repayment/Scholarship terms:

Amount of repayment per year of service:

Awardees receive up to $50,000 to repay their health profession student loans in exchange for a two-year commitment to work at an approved NHSC site in a high-need, underserved area.

How to Apply:

N/A

Additional Information/Comments:

Contact person(s):

Name, title:

Leah Henao,  Public Health Analyst, HHS/HRSA/BCRS

Agency name:

Health Resources and Services Administration

Address:

5600 Fishers Lane,
Rockville, MD 20852

Phone:

(301) 443-7749

FAX:

E-Mail:

lhenao@hrsa.gov

   
   
 

© 1995- AAMC | 655 K Street, NW Washington, DC 20001 |  Contact Us |  Follow Us  |  Terms and Conditions  |  Privacy Statement