Students to Service Program


Are you a medical student in your final year of school? 

The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Students to Service Loan Repayment Program (S2S LRP) provides up to $120,000 to medical students (MD and DO) in their final year of school in return for a commitment to provide primary health care full time for at least 3 years or half time for at least 6 years at an approved NHSC site in a Health Professional Shortage Area of greatest need.

Application Process

  • Read the 2016 S2S LRP Application and Program Guidance (PDF - 491 KB). It details the program eligibility requirements and selection criteria, as well as the rights and responsibilities of individuals selected to participate in the NHSC Students to Service Loan Repayment Program.
  • Join our S2S LRP Application and Program Guidance Webinar on September 17, 7 – 8:30 PM ET. Dial-in: 1-888-566-6151 | Passcode: 4221465 | Access link. Get your questions answered!
  • Create a Federal Student Aid ID before beginning the application process to electronically import your Federal loan information for your application.
  • Gather documentation you will need to submit with your application. You will need loan information verification, school transcript, verification of good standing, proof of passing Step/Level 1 of USMLE/COMLEX, as well as letters of recommendation and a CV or resume.
  • Visit the NHSC Jobs Center to find out the kinds of sites where S2S LRP participants serve after completing their residencies.
  • Go to the application