Service Obligated Programs Database

Nurse Corps Loan Repayment

Summary:The Nurse Corps Loan Repayment Program is a service-obligated loan forgiveness program for professional registered nurses, including advanced practice nurses. Nurses are required to practice in health care facilities with a critical shortage of nurses or serve as nurse faculty in eligible schools of nursing.

Agency:U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration

Sponsor:United States

Program Type:Loan Repayment

Length of Service:Two year commitment with an option for a third year

Type of Designation Required:Primary care or mental health HPSA

Minimum HPSA Score Required:Score needed based on amount of award and debt to salary ratio

Place of Service Obligation:Critical shortage facilities in designated HPSAs or an accredited school of nursing

Health Professionals Supported:Advanced practice nurses, nursing faculty, or registered nurses

Additional Information:Funding preference given to those with financial need.

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