Service Obligated Programs Database

National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program

Summary:The National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program provides scholarships to students pursuing primary care health professions training in return for a commitment to provide primary care health services in a Health Professional Shortage Area.

Agency:U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration

Sponsor:United States

Program Type:Scholarship

Length of Service:Full-time: Minimum of two years and maximum of four years Part-time: Minimum of four years and maximum of eight years

Type of Designation Required:Primary care, dental health, or mental health HPSA

Minimum HPSA Score Required:Minimum score is determined year-to-year

Place of Service Obligation:NHSC-approved site in designated HPSAs

Health Professionals Supported:Dentists, certified nurse-midwives, family nurse practitioners, physicians (primary care), and physician assistants (primary care)

Additional Information:Time commitment will depend on the number of years a scholar recieved support. Once scholarship commitment is concluded scholars can apply for NHSC loan repayment if there is outstanding qualifying debt.

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