Loan Repayment

The 2015 application cycle is now closed. Primary care providers can pay off student loans while serving in underserved communities

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Medical students in the final year, see Students to Service >


Now accepting applications through May 7, 7:30 pm ET.
Students pursuing primary care careers can receive scholarships for serving communities in need upon graduation and completion of training.

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NHSC Sites

Now accepting applications through May 26, 7:30 pm ET. Clinical practice sites can recruit and retain providers who care about underserved communities by becoming an NHSC-approved site.

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Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced today that because of the Affordable Care Act, $283 million has been invested in the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) in fiscal year 2014 to increase access to primary care services. Read more about how the Affordable Care Act has increased access to primary care.

Retention is on the rise. Corps members choose to remain in underserved communities after their service commitment has ended. Tells the whole story on retention, including results of a 2012 retention assessment survey, retention rates by discipline, factors affecting retention and NHSC efforts to support retention.