- NHSC SP Application and Program Guidance (PDF - 641 KB)
- 2023-2024 NHSC Postgraduate Training Bulletin (PDF - 440 KB)
Some portions of the National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program (NHSC SP) award are subject to income taxes.
The stipend payment portion of an NHSC scholarship award is subject to federal income tax and the Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA) tax. We will withhold federal income taxes based on the W-4 you submit.
The tuition, eligible fees, and other reasonable costs’ portions of the scholarship award are not subject to federal taxes.
We do not withhold state and local income taxes. Consult your local tax authority regarding applicable state or local taxes for which you may be liable.
Note: It is your responsibility to arrange for the payment of any additional federal, state, and local taxes that you may owe.
If you receive and accept a scholarship award, you must submit an Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Form W-4.
Additionally, each February you will receive a W-2 Wage and Tax Statement for the taxable income received under the NHSC SP during the prior tax year.
You have two options for receipt of the W-2 forms: