Summary:The National Health Service Corps Students to Service Loan Repayment Program is a service-obligated loan forgiveness program for students in their last year of medical or dental school. Students are rquired to practice in eligible communities of need designated as health professional shortage areas.
Agency:U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration
Program Type:Loan Repayment
Length of Service:Three year full-time or six year half-time commitment
Type of Designation Required:Primary care, dental health, or mental health HPSA
Minimum HPSA Score Required:14
Place of Service Obligation:Approved site in designated HPSAs
Health Professionals Supported:Medical or dental school students in their final year of school
Additional Information:Once initial service obligation is completed, eligible providers may be able to pay off eligible debt through continued service.