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NHSC Loan Forgiveness for Medical Professionals (Up to $50,000)


Program Name:

National Health Services Corps Loan Repayment Program

Student Loan Forgiveness Amounts:

The NHSC Loan Forgiveness program awards a maximum of $50,000 in Federal loan forgiveness in exchange for two years of service. The two years of service must be conducted in a Health Professional Shortage Area.

Medical Professionals Eligible for Federal Loan Forgiveness:

To be eligible for Federal loan forgiveness, a medical professional must be a U.S. citizen and practice as one of the following:

  • General Practitioner (Allopathic and Osteopathic Physicians)
  • Primary Care Nurse Practitioner or Certified Midwife
  • Primary Care Physician Assistant
  • Dentist or Dental Hygenist
  • Licensed Psychologist
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist or Professional Counselor
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  • Psychiatric Nurse

Eligible Loans:

The NHSC Loan Forgiveness program includes all Federal, state, and even private (commercial) student loans.

Program Website and Contact Info:

Website: NHSC Loan Forgiveness Website

Phone: 301-443-5244

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