Get up to $100,000 in Student Loan Repayment
Need help paying off your student loans? There’s help. For qualified health care clinicians, you could receive student loan repayment in return for serving at National Health Services Corps-approved sites.
Find out which program is right for you and become part of the largest class of NHSC award recipients in history!
This year we will be giving more loans than ever in HRSA history. Clinicians are encouraged to apply even if their organization’s health professional shortage area (HPSA) score has not been competitive for awards in the past.
This year you can apply to one of the three loan repayment programs through Thursday, February 3, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. ET.
Learn more about each of the three loan repayment programs
- NHSC Loan Repayment Program - awards up to $50,000 in exchange for a two-year commitment to provide primary medical, dental or mental/behavioral health care at approved sites in high-need, underserved areas. HRSA has removed the two-tier scoring, allowing all applicants to receive up to $50,000 in awards regardless of HPSA score. NHSC LRP recipients are eligible to extend their service and potentially pay off all of their educational debt with continuation contracts.
- NHSC Substance Use Disorder Workforce Loan Repayment Program - provides up to $75,000 in exchange for a three-year commitment to health care professionals who provide substance use disorder (SUD) treatment services at NHSC-approved SUD treatment facilities. Clinicians with DATA 2000 Waivers can receive award preference.
- NHSC Rural Community Loan Repayment Program - Providers in rural communities may apply to the NHSC Rural Community LRP, which awards up to $100,000 for three years of service. You are eligible for preference if you work at an NHSC-approved Rural Communities Opioid Response Program (RCORP) Consortium member facility.
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