Nurse Corps Loan Repayment Program
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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number:
Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Nurse Corps Loan Repayment Program offers loan repayment
assistance to registered nurses, nurse practitioners,
advanced practice nurses, and nursing school faculty who
agree to work at a Critical Shortage Facility or an
eligible school of nursing.
The program repays 60% of a qualifying educational loan
balance in exchange for 2 years of service. Participants
may be eligible to work a third year and receive an
additional 25% of the qualifying loan balance.
Nurse Corps Loan Repayment Program Fact
- Be a U.S. citizen, U.S. National, or Lawful Permanent
- Have earned a baccalaureate or associate degree in
nursing (or equivalent degree), a diploma in nursing, or
graduate or doctorate degree in nursing
- Be employed as a full-time RN or APRN, defined as at
least 32 hours per week, at a public or private Critical
Shortage Facility or be employed as a full-time nurse
faculty member at a public or private eligible school of
- Have outstanding qualifying educational loans leading
to a diploma or degree in nursing
- Have a current, unencumbered license to practice
Amount of funding
Repays 60% of a qualifying educational loan balance, with
the option to work a third year and receive an additional
Up to 20% of the funding allocated for nurse
practitioners is available for psychiatric NPs.
Health professions faculty · Loans, loan repayment, and loan forgiveness for health careers · Nurse practitioners and other advanced practice registered nurses · Nurses
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