NHSC Loan Repayment Program

The NHSC Loan Repayment Program is accepting applications through May 9, 7:30 p.m. ET.

  1. Read the 2024 NHSC Loan Repayment Program Application and Program Guidance (PDF – 720 KB). It has the information you need to know about the application. Review our definitions (PDF – 172 KB) to clearly understand the APG content.
  2. Check out our LRP application checklist (PDF – 1 MB) for all the documents needed to submit a complete application.
  3. Compare the three loan repayment programs to determine which one is right for you.
  4. Know the dates for application submission and employment. See Important dates on this page.

New this year

  • We’ve increased the award amounts up to $75,000 for full-time and up to $37,500 for half-time participants who are physicians, nurse practitioners, nurse midwives and physician assistants providing primary care services.
  • We’ve added a $5,000 award enhancement for clinicians who demonstrate Spanish-language proficiency. For details, see New Award for Spanish-Language Proficiency on this page.

Start your application

  1. If you do not have one, create a Bureau of Health Workforce Customer Service Portal account.
  2. If you have a BHW Customer Service Portal account, select Applying for the NHSC Loan Repayment Program at the top of the page and log in.