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New Mexico Allied Health Loan for Service 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.

New Mexico Higher Education Department
Jul 3, 2017

An email contact form is available on the program website.


The New Mexico Allied Health Loan for Service Program offers forgivable loans to certain allied health care profession students who agree to practice in an underserved area of New Mexico upon completion of their education.

For every year of service provided in a designated shortage area within New Mexico, a portion of the loan will be forgiven. If the entire service agreement is fulfilled, 100% of the loan is eligible for forgiveness.


Applicants must be New Mexico residents seeking undergraduate or graduate degrees in one of the following professions:

  • Physical therapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Speech-language pathology
  • Audiology
  • Pharmacy
  • Respiratory Care
  • Laboratory Technology
  • Mental Health-Social Services
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Nutrition
  • Dental Hygiene
Geographic coverage
New Mexico
Amount of funding

The award is based on financial need of the student. Awards cannot exceed $12,000 per year.

Application process

A link to the application is available on the program website.

Tagged as
Allied health · Behavioral health workforce · Dental workforce · Emergency medical technicians and paramedics · Loans, loan repayment, and loan forgiveness for health careers · Pharmacy workforce · New Mexico

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