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National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Students to Service Loan Repayment Program (S2S LRP)

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

National Health Service Corps
Oct 20, 2016



Provides loan repayment assistance to medical students (MD and DO)  and dental students (DDS and DMD) who are in their last year of school in return for a commitment to provide services in eligible Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) of greatest need.

Upon completion of residency, participants must engage in three years of full-time or six years of half-time clinical practice at one or more NHSC-approved service sites located in a HPSA of greatest need.


To be eligible for the Students to Service Loan Repayment Program, applicants must be:

  • A United State citizen or U.S. National
  • Pursuing an MD, DO, DDS, or DMD degree at an approved, accredited school located in the United States or a U.S. Territory
  • Enrolled as a full-time student in the last year of medical or dental school with a graduation date before July 1, 2017
  • Eligible for federal employment
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Up to $120,000 in loan repayment assistance will be awarded. Applicants must provide 3 years of full-time services or 6 years of half-time services.

Application process

Links to the application guidance and electronic submission process are available on the program website.

Technical Assistance Webinars
September 8 or September 29, 2016
7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Eastern
Dial in: 888.324.4392
Code: 1058390

Tagged as
Dental workforce · Loans, loan repayment, and loan forgiveness for health careers · Oral health · Physicians

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