Maine CDC Press Release

January 6, 2012

National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Application Now Open

2012 Loan Repayment Application Now Open!

Today the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Loan Repayment Program (LRP) opens its 2012 application cycle! The application cycle will be open until May 2012, however providers are strongly encouraged to apply early.

Program Updates Award amounts for this year’s program have been modified to help ensure communities with the greatest need – those with the highest Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) scores – receive recruitment support to fill much needed clinical positions. Initial awards amounts are as follows:

  2 Years
Full-time
4 Years
Half-time
2 Years
Half-time
Provider at Sites with
HPSA Score 14+
Up to $60,000 Up to $60,000 Up to $30,000
Providers at Sites with
HPSA Score 0-13
Up to $40,000 Up to $40,000 Up to $20,000

With continued service, NHSC providers may be able to pay off all of their student loans.

For additional program details, please see the 2012 NHSC Loan Repayment Program At-A-Glance Fact Sheet and the complete Application and Program Guidance.

Spread the Word!
Please support the NHSC by helping to spread the word about the Loan Repayment Program by:
1. Forwarding this information to prospective applicants
2. Distributing the NHSC Loan Repayment Program Announcement Flyer
3. Posting the NHSC Loan Repayment Program Web Badge to your organization’s Web site
4. Sharing NHSC Facebook and Twitter posts with your social media network

We greatly appreciate your support!