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Need help paying off your student loans? There’s help. Qualified health care clinicians could receive student loan repayment in return for serving at National Health Services Corps-approved sites.

The National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program will be accepting applications soon. Don’t miss your opportunity! Sign up to receive email notifications.

Learn more about each of the three loan repayment programs below.

  1. 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

  2. NHSC Substance Use Disorder Workforce Loan Repayment Program - provides up to $75,000 in exchange for a three-year commitment from 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. 

  3. 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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