The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) offers fact sheets that describe each program we support.
Each fact sheet provides details about:
- The disciplines eligible for the program
- The required service commitment for participants
- The types of health care sites where participants may serve
Scholarship fact sheet
- NHSC Scholarship Program Fact Sheet (PDF - 67 KB)
The NHSC Scholarship Program provides up to four years of financial support to students pursuing a career in primary health care. Funding covers tuition, fees, other reasonable costs, and a monthly stipend in exchange for their service at an underserved community.
Loan repayment program fact sheets
- NHSC Loan Repayment Program Fact Sheet (PDF - 229 KB)
Provides up to $50,000 to primary medical, dental, and mental and behavioral health care clinicians in exchange for their service in an underserved community.
- NHSC Substance Use Disorder Loan Repayment Program Fact Sheet (PDF - 217 KB)
Provides up to $75,000 to health care clinicians treating patients with substance use or opioid use disorders in exchange for their service at an NHSC-approved SUD treatment facility in an underserved community.
- NHSC Rural Community Loan Repayment Program Fact Sheet (PDF - 205 KB)
Provides up to $100,000 to clinicians treating substance use and opioid use disorders in exchange for their service in the nation's rural, underserved communities.
- NHSC Students to Service Loan Repayment Program Fact Sheet (PDF - 205 KB)
Provides up to $120,000 to medical, dental, nursing and physician assistant students in their final year of school in exchange for their service in an underserved community. In 2024, we introduced a $40,000 Maternity Care Target Area (MCTA) supplement to students who commit to service as maternity care providers (OB/GYNs, physicians who regularly provide maternal care, certified nurse midwives).
Grants for loan repayment fact sheets
- NHSC State Loan Repayment Program (PDF - 346 KB) | En español (PDF - 281 KB)
Provides grants to all U.S. states and territories to assist in operating their own loan repayment programs. These state programs offer loan repayment to primary care providers working in Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs).