Health Professions Education Loan Repayment Program

Scholarship Description

The purpose of the Health Professions Education Loan Repayment Program is to increase the number of dentists, dental hygienists, nurse practitioners, certified midwives, and physician assistants who are practicing direct patient care in medically underserved areas of California. Loan repayments are awarded to practitioners who are employed or who have a tentative offer of full-time employment in a medically underserved area of California to repay governmental or commercial loans incurred while pursuing their professional education. Eligible applicants may receive up to $20,000 over a two-year period, and would have a service obligation of 2 years. This program is made possible by a grant from the Vitamin Cases Consumer Settlement Fund.

Year of Need: College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior,

Type: Merit Based

Num Awards: Multiple

Min Award: Varies

Max Award: 20000

Deadline: 2022-12-31


Sponsoring Organization Health Professions Education Foundation
818 K Street, Room 210
Sacramento, CA 95814

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