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Nurse Corps Loan Repayment Program

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.

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.908
Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Mar 7, 2024

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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 for at least 2 years.

Nurse Corps Loan Repayment Program Fact Sheet


Applicants must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen, U.S. National, or Lawful Permanent Resident
  • 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 nursing
  • Have outstanding qualifying educational loans leading to a diploma or degree in nursing
  • Have a current, unencumbered license to practice
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Repays 60% of a qualifying educational loan balance, with the option to work a third year and receive an additional 25%.

Up to 20% of the funding allocated for nurse practitioners is available for psychiatric NPs.

Application process

Links to additional guidance, application instructions and the online application portal are available on the program website.

Tagged as
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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