NHSC Ambassadors are dedicated volunteers who help educate and inform prospective National Health Service Corps members.

They give their time and talents to spread the word about the opportunities available through the NHSC and serve as a local resource for current NHSC members. 

How It Works

  1. slide awareness

    You spread the word about the NHSC

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    • Tell people about your role
    • Talk about the Corps
  2. Recruit Slide

    You increase the applicant pool

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    • Serve as a resource
    • Support the application process
    • Connect to potential jobs
  3. Train & Mentor

    You guide students and young providers

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    • Enhance classroom training
    • Create hands-on learning experiences
    • Serve as a mentor

Ambassador Responsibilities

Join Ambassador Training Webinars:
NHSC Scholarship Program 101
, Tuesday, April 14, 6 pm ET
Understanding the NHSC Jobs Center, Tuesday, June 2, 2 pm ET 
How to Give an NHSC 101 Presentation, Tuesday, July 14, 6 pm ET
Preparing for Your Corps Community Day Event, Tuesday, August 18, noon ET
Introduction to Health Professional Shortage Areas, Tuesday, September 29, 6 pm ET
Increasing an Online Presence for the NHSC, Tuesday, November 10, noon ET
NHSC Loan Repayment Program 101, Tuesday, December 15, 2 pm ET

Participate in “Ambassador 101” Conference Calls: Are you a new Ambassador or interested in becoming an Ambassador? Every month we have an Ambassador 101 teleconference. E-mail for dial-in information.

Tuesday, April 07, 201511am to Noon ET
Wednesday, May 06, 20153 to 4pm ET
Thursday, June 11, 2015Noon to 1pm ET
Tuesday, July 07, 20154 to 5pm ET
Wednesday, August 05, 20151 to 2pm ET
Thursday, September 10, 20153 to 4pm ET
Wednesday, November 18, 20154 to 5pm ET
Thursday, December 10, 2015Noon to 1pm ET

Plan Activities or give an NHSC 101 Presentation (PPT - 4.1 MB). Be sure to plan an event in celebration of Corps Community Day, which happens every year during National Primary Care Week in October. If you’re planning an event that the NHSC can help you promote via the NHSC’s Facebook and Twitter, email

Share Application Dates using the 2015 Application Bulletin (PDF - 155 KB) to find out when NHSC and NURSE Corps scholarship and loan repayment program applications are scheduled to open.

Provide Your Contact Information through the Ambassador Portal.

Print and Distribute Fact Sheets or order printed copies (Include the quantity for each, your mailing address and allow 10 to 14 days for delivery.)

Print and Display this NHSC Poster (PDF - 658 KB) to let students, colleagues and others know you’re an NHSC Ambassador. Print on 8.5 x 14" - legal size paper.

Put a badge on your website or social media.

Share Videos from the NHSC Playlist.