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2013 NHSC Loan Repayment Application Now Open!

02/07/13  Nationwide

Today, February 7th, the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Loan Repayment Program (LRP) opens its 2013 application cycle! The application cycle will be open through April 16, 2013.

To help ensure that the communities with the greatest need are supported, qualified applicants working in Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) with the highest scores as of January 1, 2013, will be given funding preference. With continued service, NHSC providers may be able to pay off all of their student loans.

Initial awards amounts are as follows:

 

2 Years 
Full-time

4 Years
Half-time

2 Years
Half-time

Providers at Sites with
HPSA Score 14+ as of
January 1, 2013

Up to $60,000

Up to $60,000

Up to $30,000

Providers at Sites with
HPSA Score 0-13 as of
January 1, 2013 

Up to $40,000

Up to $40,000

Up to $20,000

The processing of applications for the 2013 NHSC Loan Repayment Program application cycle will begin after the program closes on April 16, 2013. Applicants should ensure that the application they submit is complete and includes all requested information. A couple new features for 2013 is the ability to withdraw a submitted application prior to the closing date, if changes are necessary and an online Employment Verification for NHSC sites, which must be completed prior to submission.

Spread the Word!
Please support the NHSC by spreading the word about the Loan Repayment Program by forwarding this information to prospective applicants in your network, visiting the NHSC Website and sharing NHSC Facebook and Twitter posts with your social media network. If you have questions about the FY 2013 Loan Repayment Application cycle you may call our Customer Care Center at 1-800-221-9393 or e-mail .