Scholarships, Loans, Loans Repayment – Offered by HRSA

Scholarships, Loans, Loans RepaymentOffered by Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)

Scholarships

National Health Service Corps

Students committed to primary care and enrolled in allopathic or osteopathic medical, dental, physician assistant, nurse practitioner or certified nurse midwife training programs can receive tuition, fees, other educational costs and a living stipend, tax-free, for as many as 4 years in exchange for an equal number of years (2-year minimum) service at an approved facility in a high-need underserved area. More details here

Nursing Scholarship Program

Students enrolled or accepted for enrollment in accredited RN training programs can receive tuition, fees, other educational costs and a living stipend in exchange for in exchange for at least 2 years service after graduation at a health care facility with a critical shortage of nurses. More details here

Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students

Need-based, competitive program. Must be enrolled in and apply for aid to participating health professions program. More details here



LOANS

Loans for Disadvantaged Students

Need-based, competitive program. Must be enrolled in and apply for aid to participating school of allopathic, osteopathic, podiatric or veterinary medicine or dentistry, optometry, or pharmacy. More details here

Health Professions Student Loans

Need-based, competitive program. Must apply for aid to participating school and pursue degree in dentistry, optometry, pharmacy, or podiatric or veterinary medicine. More details here

Nursing Student Loans

Need-based, competitive program. Must pursue diploma, associate, baccalaureate or graduate degree in nursing and apply for aid to participating school. More details here

Primary Care Loans

Need-based, competitive program. Must pursue degree in allopathic or osteopathic medicine and apply for aid to participating school. More details here

Loan Repayment

National Health Service Corps

Competitive program for primary care medical, dental and mental health clinicians working at approved NHSC facilities in Health Professional Shortage Areas. Full-time clinicians working at high-need sites can receive $60,000 for their initial 2-year commitment and may be eligible to apply for additional years of support to repay their student loans. Part-time opportunities also available. More details here

Nursing Education Loan Repayment Program

Registered nurses and advanced practice registered nurses, such as nurse practitioners, working in a Critical Shortage Facility can receive 60 percent of their total qualifying nursing education loan balance for 2 years of service. Full-time nurse faculty working at accredited, public or private, non-profit schools of nursing are also eligible. For an optional third year of service, participants may receive an additional 25 percent of their original total qualifying nursing education loan balance. More details here

Faculty Loan Repayment Program

Degree-trained health professionals from disadvantaged backgrounds serving on the faculty at accredited health professions college or university can receive $40,000, plus a tax benefit, for 2 years of service preparing the clinicians of the future. More details here

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Comments

  1. rashley colbert says

    hi
    i’m rashley. i am a mother of two. i recently took a medical assistant program and had to take out loans.. i would really appreciate it if i could recieve some assistance with paying those loans back. since my had came for me to start paying the loan back, it’s been very difficult for me.. i can’t buy us a house, i can barely keep transportation, or even keep up with my other financial problems. i want nothing but the best for my family and this would be extremely helpful. thanks

  2. vonetta harrell says

    HELLO MY NAME IS VONETTA I AM MOTHER OF 3 16,7,3MONTHS AND I AM BACK IN SCHOOL AND WOULD LIKE HELP WITH A GRANT I AM GOING FOR DENTAL ASSISTANT.THANK YOU

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