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ARRA - National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment - (ARRA - NHSC Loan Repayment Program) - #93.401

Awards provide an initial payment of up to $50,000 towards participants' qualified government and commercial health professions undergraduate and graduate education loans in return for providing 2 years of clinical service at an approved NHSC community site(s). NHSC LRP participants in good-standing may have an opportunity to request, payments of up to $35,000 a year for a 3rd and 4th subsequent year, payments of up to $25,000 a year for a 5th subsequent year, payments of up to $20,000 a year for a 6th subsequent year , and, payments of up to $15,000 for a 7th subsequent year and beyond may be available to continue their service obligation at an approved NHSC community. Health professions given priority for selection are those identified by communities.

Applicants should review the individual HRSA funding opportunity announcement issued under this CFDA program for any required proof or certifications which must be submitted prior to or simultaneous with submission of an application package. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-87.

Preference will be provided to qualified applicants with documented disadvantaged background and/or exceptional financial need status regardless of HPSA score. Priority will be given to applicants who are individuals whose training is in a health profession or specialty determined by the Secretary to be needed by NHSC.

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