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HRSA: Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: Public Comment Request Information Collection Request Title: Health Professions Student Loan (HPSL) Program and Nursing Student Loan (NSL) Program Administrative Requirements (Regulations and Policy). OMB No. 0915-0047-Revision Federal Register
Nov 29, 2017 - Notice from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) announcing their intent to revise information collection activities as part of the Health Professions Student Loan (HPSL) Program and Nursing Student Loan (NSL) Program. Proposed revisions include adding the Deferment-HRSA Form 519, which is used to document borrower's deferment status, and the AOR-HRSA Form 501, which provides the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) with information about HPSL and NSL program operations and financial activities. Comments regarding the proposed revisions must be submitted no later than January 29, 2018.
Source: Federal Register
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WICHE Program to Benefit Healthcare Students
Oct 16, 2017 - Highlights the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE)'s Professional Student Exchange Program which allows healthcare students from the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) to pursue degrees in 15 Western states. Students pay in-state tuition rates for advanced degrees in dentistry, medicine, pharmacy, physical therapy, and optometry, among others.
Source: Saipan Tribune
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