- NHSC SP Application and Program Guidance (PDF - 651 KB)
- Scholarship Program Fact Sheet (PDF - 69 KB)
The National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program (NHSC SP) awards scholarships to students pursuing eligible primary care health professions training.
In return, scholars commit to provide primary care health services in Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs).
You commit to at least two years of full-time service in exchange for a full or partial year of scholarship support.
For each full or partial school year of support thereafter, you agree to provide full-time primary health care services for one year at an NHSC-approved site in a HPSA.
You will join thousands of current and former NHSC clinicians who provide primary healthcare services to communities in need.
We provide financial support for full-time enrollment in an eligible primary care health professions degree training program for up to four school years:
Note: You will not receive financial support during postgraduate training.
You may be eligible to apply to the NHSC Loan Repayment Program (NHSC LRP) following completion of your NHSC SP service commitment. Find out how to transition from the NHSC SP to the NHSC LRP.
Find out if you meet our eligibility requirements.