Are you a medical or dental student in your final year of school?
The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Students to Service Loan Repayment Program (S2S LRP) provides up to $120,000 to medical (MD and DO) or dental (DDS or DMD) students in their final year of school in return for a commitment to provide primary health care full time for at least 3 years at an approved NHSC site in a Health Professional Shortage Area of greatest need.
2017 Application and Program Guidance (PDF – 491 KB) has the detailed information you need to apply. Please read carefully before you start your application.
Accepting applications through October 13, 7:30 p.m. ET
Students to Service loan repayment award recipients receive up to $120,000 (tax free) for at least three years of full-time service at an approved NHSC site in a Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) of greatest need. Upon completion of residency for medical students (dental residency is encouraged but not required), recipients serve as primary care providers in an NHSC-approved site in a HPSA of greatest need.
Application and Program Guidance Webinar
(Thursday, September 8 from 7-9 p.m. ET)
Technical Assistance Call & Online Chat
(Thursday, September 29 from 7-9 p.m. ET)
(Access info is the same for both events)
The program is expected to be competitive. Please note that applicants who have federally-serviced loans will need to create a FSA ID before beginning the application process.