OHSU

Loans & Repayment Programs

Emergency LoanScholarships
Deadline: Rolling
Requirements: For undergraduate students only. Offers 0% interest rate.
Application information: Contact the Registrar's office, 503 494-7800.

Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education Loan
Deadline: June
Amount: 5,000-$15,000
Requirements: Interest free loan for undergraduate or graduate students with exceptional academic performance and signification financial need.
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Harding Loan
Deadline: Rolling
Amount: up to $850 per term
Requirements: For current students needing additional assistance not provided by financial aid. These loans carry a 5% fixed interest rate which begins at the time of the loan. The loans come due 3 months after graduation. Only available to students
who are not fully funded through financial aid.
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Federal Loan Forgiveness
Deadline: TBD
Amount: Cost of eligible loans minus 120 monthly payments
Requirements: For current students needing additional assistance not provided by financial aid. These loans carry a 5% fixed interest rate which begins at the time of the loan. The loans come due 3 months after graduation. Only available to students who are not fully funded through financial aid.
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Nurse Corps Loan Repayment Program
Deadline: February
Amount: 60% of nursing education loan balance
Requirements: In exchange for a two year service commitment, participants receive 60% of their total nursing education loan balance.
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Faculty Loan Repayment Program

Deadline: May
Amount: up to $40,000 towards nursing loan repayment
Requirements: Individuals selected to participate agree to serve on the faculty of an accredited health professions college or university for two years. The government pays up to $40,000 of the participant's student loans and provides funds to offset the tax burden.
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National Health Service Corps
Deadline: May
Amount: up to $170,000 loan repayment
Requirements: Minimum of two year full-time commitment to work at an NHSC-approved site.
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Primary Health Care Loan ForgivenessProgram
Deadline: April 30
Amount: up to $35,000
Requirements: A medical, physician assistant or nurse practitioner student enrolled in an approved rural specific Oregon training program, or who intends to enter such a program, may submit an application for loans available under this program (This is not a program for residents or practitioners).

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Scholars for a Healthy Oregon
Deadline: TBD
Requirements: Designed for those going into the Master of Nursing in Nurse Anesthesia, Family NP, Midwifery or Psychiatric Mental Health NP funding will be provided in exchange for your commitment to serve in a rural or underserved population upon graduation. Find out more about this program

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