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    Repayment/ National Health Service Corps

Name of Program:

NHSC Rural Community Loan Repayment Program

Program Web site:


Designation (Fund Source):


Eligible Specialties:

Allopathic/Osteopathic physicians, Physician assistants, Psychiatrists, Nurse practitioners, Certified nurse-midwives, Psychiatric nurse specialists, Health service psychologists, Licensed clinical social workers, Marriage and family therapists, Licensed professional counselors, SUD counselors, Pharmacists, Registered nurses, Certified registered nurse anesthetists.

Service Requirements (formerly Service Stipulation):

You must serve at least three years of service at a rural NHSC National Health Service Corps-approved substance use disorder treatment facility.

Who Can Apply:

A United States citizen (U.S. born or naturalized) or the United States national; Fully trained and licensed to practice in the NHSC-eligible primary care medical, or mental/behavioral health discipline and state in which you are applying to serve.


The NHSC Rural Community Loan Repayment Program is accepting applications through May 9, 7:30 p.m. ET.

Repayment/Scholarship terms:

Amount of repayment per year of service:

Full-time service: Up to $100,000 for a three-year term; Half-time service: Up to $50,000 for a three-year term

How to Apply:

See website on how to apply.

Additional Information/Comments:

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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