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Name of Program:

NHSC Students to Service Loan Repayment Program

Program Web site:


Designation (Fund Source):


Eligible Specialties:

Medical, Nursing and Dental students; Family medicine physicians who practice obstetrics on a regular basis, Obstetrics/Gynecology

Service Requirements (formerly Service Stipulation):

Participants must work at NHSC-approved sites in federally designated HPSAs of greatest need throughout the United States and its Territories. Upon completion of residency, 3 years of full-time or 6 years of half-time service. For Maternity Award: Commit to providing primary health care services in Maternity Care Target Areas with a shortage score of 16 or above.

Who Can Apply:

Be a U.S. citizen (either U.S. born or naturalized) or U.S. National


The 2024 Students to Service Loan Repayment Program application cycle is closed.

Repayment/Scholarship terms:

Amount of repayment per year of service:

Receive up to $120,000 in loan repayment funds payable in four annual installments (up to $30,000 per year) as long as you meet program requirements; up to $40,000 in loan repayment funding to maternity care health professional participants.

How to Apply:

See website on how to apply.

Additional Information/Comments:

This year, we've added an additional $40,000 supplement for eligible maternity care health professionals who commit to providing OB/GYN services in a maternity care target area.

Contact person(s):

Name, title:


Agency name:

Health Resources and Services Administration


5600 Fishers Ln,
Rockville, MD 20857


(800) 221-9393





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