NHSC Loan Repayment Programs Now Open for Applications

The National Health Service Corp (NHSC) is now accepting applications for the NHSC Loan Repayment Program, NHSC Substance Use Disorder Workforce Loan Repayment Program, and the NHSC Rural Community Loan Repayment Program. Please make sure your eligible staff are aware of the May 9, 2024, deadline. This year, NHSC has increased award amounts to $75,000 for full-time and up to $37,500 for half-time participants who are physicians, nurse practitioners, nurse midwives, and physician assistance. Additionally, there is an added $5,000 award enhancement for clinicians who demonstrate Spanish-language proficiency. Award levels for dental and behavioral health professionals remain at $50,000 plus the Spanish-fluency bonus.