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Students who are interested in pursuing a career in Health Services should review the scholarship and loan repayment opportunities listed below.  If you have specific questions about these programs, please contact them directly.  If you have general financial aid questions, please contact our office. 

National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Scholarships

  • http://nhsc.hrsa.gov/scholarships/index.html
  • Fact sheet available - http://nhsc.hrsa.gov/scholarships/scholarshipataglance.pdf
  • Available to students pursuing eligible primary care health professions leading to
    • Physicians (MD or DO)
    • Dentists
    • Nurse Practitioners
    • Certified Nurse-Midwives
    • Physicians, Assistants
    • Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  • Require commitment to providing primary care health services in underserved communities
  • Scholarship provides the following in exchange for a minimum of 2 years full-time service
    • Tuition & education-related expenses
    • Monthly stipend for living expenses
  • Service must be complete at least 2 years at an NHSC-approved site in a Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) of greatest need

Loan Repayment Programs

  • NHSC Loan Repayment Program
    • http://nhsc.hrsa.gov/loanrepayment/loanrepaymentprogram.html
    • Earn up to $50,000 toward health profession student loans
    • 2 Year commitment at an NHSC-approved site (high need/underserved)
    • Primary care medical, dental or mental/behavioral health clinicians
    • May serve longer for additional loan repayment support

Not available in all states  (link to states)  http://nhsc.hrsa.gov/loanrepayment/stateloanrepaymentprogram/contacts.html