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Name of Program:

NHSC Scholarship Program

Program Web site:

http://nhsc.hrsa.gov/scholarships/index.html

Designation (Fund Source):

Federal

Eligible Specialties:

Physician: MD or DO, Dentist: DDS or DMD, Nurse Practitioner, Certified Nurse-Midwife, Physician Assistant

Service Requirements (formerly Service Stipulation):

Commitment to work at least 2 years at an NHSC-approved site in a medically underserved community.

Who Can Apply:

Committed to providing primary care in a community that offers the funding; resident of the HRSA in which community is located; be enrolled or accepted as f/t student in a health professions school; meet educational & licensure requirements.

Deadline(s):

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

Repayment/Scholarship terms:

Amount of repayment per year of service:

The NHSC SP pays for educational expenses and also provides a monthly stipend for living expenses in exchange for a minimum of two (2) years of full-time service at an NHSC-approved site in a health professional shortage area (HPSA) of greatest need.

How to Apply:

See website on how to apply.

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

   
   
 

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