Summary:The Indian Health Service Loan Repayment Program is a service-obligated program, which provides loan repayment for clinicians who practice in health facilities serving American Indian and Alaska Native communities.
Agency:U.S. Indian Health Service
Program Type:Loan Repayment
Length of Service:Minimum of two year commitment
Type of Designation Required:Primary care, dental health, or mental health HPSA
Minimum HPSA Score Required:17
Place of Service Obligation:Health facility serving American Indian or Alaskan Native communities
Health Professionals Supported:Advanced practice nurses, audiologists, clinical psychologists, dental hygienists, dentists, licensed mental health counselors, medical laboratory technologists, occupational therapists, optometrists, pharmacists, physical therapists, physician assistants, psychologists, physicians, registered dietician/nutritionists, registered nurses (BSN), social workers, and speech-language pathologists
Additional Information:Applicants may extend service period until qualified debt is repaid.