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New Mexico Nursing Loan for Service Program

New Mexico Higher Education Department
Jul 1, 2020



The New Mexico Nursing Loan for Service Program offers forgivable loans to nursing 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 accepted into a nursing program at a New Mexico public college or university.

Geographic coverage
New Mexico
Amount of funding

The award is based on financial need of the student. Awards cannot exceed $12,000 per year, renewable for up to 4 years.

Application process

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

Completed applications should be submitted by email to

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Loans, loan repayment, and loan forgiveness for health careers · Nurse practitioners and other advanced practice registered nurses · Nurses · New Mexico

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