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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 18, 2021

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.


Applicants must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen, U.S. National, or Lawful Permanent Resident
  • Have a diploma, associate's, bachelor's, or a graduate degree in nursing from an accredited school of nursing located in a U.S. state or territory
  • Be employed as a full-time RN or APRN, defined as at least 32 hours per week, at a public or private nonprofit Critical Shortage Facility or be employed as a full-time nurse faculty member at a public or private nonprofit 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
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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