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National Health Service Corps

Are you studying to be a Physician (MD or DO), Dentist, Nurse Practitioner, Certified Nurse-Midwife, Physician Assistant, or Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)? If you are accepted/enrolled at an accredited U.S. school, you can apply to the National Health Service Corps scholarship program! The scholarship pays tuition, fees, other educational costs, and provides a living stipend in return for a commitment to work at least 2 years at an NHSC-approved site in a medically underserved community.

Program Description
Students pursuing a career in primary health care are eligible to receive funding for their education in exchange for practicing in rural, urban, and frontier communities with limited access to care, upon graduation and licensure.

Eligible Disciplines
Enrolled or accepted in the following primary health care disciplines in an eligible degree program in a U.S. state or territory:

  • Primary Care Physician (MD or DO)
  • Dentist (DDS or DMD)
  • Family Nurse Practitioner (NP)
  • Certified Nurse-Midwife (CNM)
  • Primary Care Physician Assistant (PA)

Military spouses are eligible if they meet all set requirements and eligibility.

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